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Senior Planning Analyst

West Chester, Pennsylvania
Inventory Planning/Control

Job Description

Requisition ID: 4569181004

DePuy Synthes part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies is recruiting for a Senior Planning Analyst located in West Chester, PA.

DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopaedic and neurological business in the world. DePuy Synthes Companies offer an unparalleled breadth and depth of products, services and programs in the areas of joint reconstruction, trauma, spine, sports medicine, neurological, craniomaxillofacial, power tools and biomaterials. Building on the legacy and strengths of two great companies, more agile and better equipped to meet the needs of today’s evolving health care environment. With a focus on activating insights to develop innovative, comprehensive solutions, we are inspired to advance patient care in greater ways than either company could accomplish on its own.

Thriving with a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

The Senior Planning Analyst will facilitate the monthly Sales & Operations Planning process of balancing demand with supply to offer best product availability with optimal inventory levels.

You will:
• Manage forecasts for NPI launches with a rolling 36-month horizon. Build scenarios and models based on products, past events, market analysis, cannibalization or other relevant parameters
• Follow a structured and recurring monthly demand planning and S&OP process. Lead, facilitate, and continuously improve Regional and Global level monthly demand reviews
• Collect information and collaborate with other Supply Chain functions, as well as with Marketing and Sales, and Finance to develop the most accurate demand plan
• Collaborate with supply planning to align and reconcile demand vs supply during new product launches and tenders
• Act as interface between Product Development, Marketing, Sales, Customer Service, Finance, Quality and Operations to support the monthly Sales & Operations Planning process
• Monitor and report on performance metrics and support management with reports and data analysis
• Continuously improve the process and tools to increase the performance towards our end customers
• Develop and document new business processes in cross functional teams and ensure the effectivity of the end-to-end planning process
• Know and follow all laws and policies to apply the job and maintain the highest level of professionalism, ethics and compliance at all times
• Additional tasks and maturity transformation projects may be assigned

• A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required with a focus in Supply Chain Management, Accounting, Business, Engineering or related field, preferred
• APICS/Six Sigma/IBF certification, preferred
• A minimum of 4 years professional work experience in the supply chain area is required
• Strong understanding of supply chain principles is required
• Good understanding of ERP systems, Advanced Planning Systems, including SAP and/or OMP and information technology is preferred
• Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel (vlookup, SUMIF, pivot tables, modeling) and Power Point are required
• Project management skills, preferred
• Ability to work independently in a structured and determined way is required
• Ability to negotiate and influence without direct line authority in a matrix environment is required
• Ability to apply project and personal leadership to successfully achieve project, team and individual goals is required
• Ability to share knowledge and personal experience with peers. Coach others when appropriate, required
• Ability to target communications as appropriate for the audience and make presentations to a small to medium-sized audiences, required
• Ability to challenge the status quo and evaluate processes to determine if refinements would enhance speed of results and productivity or quality and/or ability to work with Continuous Improvement tools is preferred
• Ability to understand forecasting techniques and translate market intelligence into projected forecast impact (example: trade promotions) is required
• This position may require up to 10% domestic & international traveling to JNJ offices, supplier locations and distribution hubs

Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-West Chester-
Depuy Orthopaedics. Inc. (6029)
Job Function
Inventory Planning/Control
Requisition ID