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Danaher Corporation EMEA Statistical 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.

What you’ll do

  • Own & lead the Regional Sales and Operations Planning processes for all statistical forecast items. Give clear direction on forecasting goals as well as supporting demand analysis, reporting forecast changes and drivers, interacting with commercial team when appropriate

  • Develop and maintain forecasting parameters, master data and models which provide transparent and consistent data to enable rapid decision making (part attributes). Develop optimized & efficient methods and tools to execute monthly

  • Monitor/analyze sales history, report forecast changes

  • Develop the process of creating forecasts and replenishment plans for the region. Ensure approved 18 months demand forecast is updated timely every month in Demantra, our 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 that there is a rigorous process in place for the measurement, analysis and continuous improvement of regional key performance indicators.

  • Track forecast accuracy and work on root cause analysis for forecast improvement. Analyze regional supply performance and work with stakeholders to help and manage any supply disruptions

  • Support Product Leaders on Life Cycle Management: Analyze product portfolios with respect to sales volume, value and margins. Support and monitor new product introduction and discontinuation process, adjusting forecast accordingly. Review replenishment set ups and establish required follow ups. Make recommendations on stocking policies

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

Who you are

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain management, statistics or similar field required

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience Supply Chain / Demand Planning or related field

  • Knowledge of MRP processes & Advanced Planning systems – Demantra, APO or other ERP systems

  • Proficient in statistical forecast with good understanding of standard deviation, probability distributions

  • 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. Adaptable to multiple requests, daily changes and still deliver on commitments

  • Well-organized with excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to communicate at various organizational levels

  • Stakeholder management experience in a geographically diverse, matrix organization. Take personal responsibility to keep key stakeholders informed and escalate / manage issues for resolution

  • Ability to work from several different perspectives, time horizons, and translate various units of measure to revenue and vice versa.

  • A team player, willing to go the extra mile

  • Ability to prioritize and manage immediate customer needs

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

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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