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Danaher Corporation EMEA Senior Demand Planner in Little Chalfont, United Kingdom

Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Cytiva is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

We are looking for an EMEA Senior Demand Planner to Own & lead the Regional Sales and Operations Planning processes for a specific business unit. This role allows you yo develop the process of creating forecasts and replenishment plans for the region.

This is a 12 month contract role.

What you’ll do

  • Lead monthly demand reviews with commercial teams. Conduct demand analysis, monitor sales history and report forecast changes and drivers. Ensure approved short-mid-term sales forecast is updated timely in demand planning system.

  • Represent the Regional S&OP team in reviews with stakeholders, bringing insight and analysis to support improvement activities in areas such as sales, product management, inventory, and manufacturing.

  • Establish regular performance reviews. Ensure rigorous process in place for the measurement, root cause analysis and continuous improvement of regional key performance indicators, such as Forecast Accuracy.

  • Drive processes to ensure clear communication around supply & demand within the region. Analyze regional supply performance and work with stakeholders to manage supply disruptions.

  • Support Product Leaders on Life Cycle Management. Review replenishment set ups and establish required follow ups. Make recommendations on stocking policies.

  • Work with colleagues in S&OP team to help share best practice.

Who you are

  • Bachelor’s degree. Minimum 5 years’ experience Supply Chain / Demand Planning or related field.

  • Knowledge Advanced Planning systems – Demantra, APO or other ERP systems.

  • Very strong analytical skills, able to deal with large amount of data, in multiple formats and from different sources, consolidating all data and showing ability to identify and prioritize focus areas.

  • Affinity to systems and use of computers/software. Good Excel and PowerPoint skills are essential.

  • Excellent organizational, project management and time management skills, including multi-tasking and ability to prioritize and meet deadlines, follow up and attention to details. Ability to prioritize and manage immediate customer needs.

  • A team player, willing to go the extra mile.

  • Available for some international travel based on specific ad-hoc business needs.

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit www.danaher.com.

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