Regional Planner

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Job Description


The Regional Planner, EMEA is responsible for carrying out regional demand & deployment planning processes for Joints business in the region. This individual will work in close collaboration with global plan and country/cluster supply chain teams to ensure attainment of aligned business goals and objectives.
This position will be responsible for providing statistical forecast input, coordinating demand -supply handover with clusters Supply Chain teams, ensuring timely product and instrument availability by coordinating with global Plan team and weekly /monthly customer service updates. 

Key Responsibilities:
  • The Planner is responsible for carrying out the demand & deployment planning for Joints business in EMEA region. The position is responsible to
    • Provide statistical forecast input for country/cluster demand planning process.
    • Coordinate demand-supply handover with country/cluster plan teams.
    • Aggregate country/cluster demand to create regional demand overview and analyze business/financial plans (BP/FP) and demand plans (DP) gaps.
    • Coordinate with Global Plan for timely product availability at the countries and communicate availability information on a weekly basis.
    • Ensure business continuity by managing the supply disruptions and demand surges
    • Ensure timely escalation for significant supply disruptions.
    • Manage the inventory and inventory health targets (slow and obsolete inventory).
    • Maintains correct planning parameters in planning systems.
    • Support product portfolio optimization, asset reconfiguration projects, which has potential impact on product availability and business continuity in the region
    • Operates ERP and Advanced Planning Systems and Tools               




  • Bachelor's degree


  • Master in Business Administration

  • Green Belt six-sigma certification

  • APICS Certification



  • 3+ years of relevant experience

  • Experienced ERP & Planning Systems user

  • Supply chain experience in medical device or pharmaceutical industry.




  •  Fundamentals of Supply Chain

  • Strong analytical skills and an aptitude for planning. 

  • Ability to use advance statistical techniques

  • Accuracy with attention to detail

  • Ability to collaborate with virtual teams

  • Can drive continuous process improvements.

  • Proficient user of MS Office, Excel, Word, Powerpoint

  • Proficient user of SAP/ APS

Primary Location
Johnson & Johnson Private Limited (8080)
Job Function
Inventory Planning/Control
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