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Danaher Corporation Planner - FTC 1 Year in Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Find what drives you on a team with a more than 70-year history of discovery, determination, and innovation. As a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, Pall Corporation thrives on helping our customers protect people. Our products serve a wide range of markets, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you’ll find a rewarding role here. For the exponentially curious, Pall is a place you can thrive and amplify your impact on the world.

Pall 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.

Due to growth of our business, we are currently seeking a Planner to join our team at PALL in Harbourgate, Portsmouth!

You would be joining a growing that offers plenty of opportunities for learning, growth and future career development.

Main duties:

Determine efficient finished goods inventory level to achieve OTD (On Time Delivery) target across European for assigned market:

  • Obtain buy-in from regional commercial leaders on the planned inventory, the associated risks and the corresponding leadtime expectations.

  • Partner with product management and operation team in product life cycle management.

  • Work with Supply Management team to ensure timely arrival of replenishment supplies.

  • Develop tools to better optimize inventory and improve planning efficiency!

Manage inventory aging and obsolescence:

  • Minimize likelihood of inventory obsolescence through accurate finished goods management.

  • Identify aging inventory and seek inventory reallocation opportunities globally.

  • Work with local supply chain teams to execute inventory reallocation.

Ensure accuracy of Supply Chain related system parameter:

  • SAP master data

  • Various analytics tools

Manage intercompany freight activities to achieve financial targets:

  • Analyze cost drivers and evaluate the tradeoffs across various freight modes

  • Recommend improvement to freight policies with consideration to inventory and OTD impact

Recommend and implement inventory management strategies:

  • Adhere to Global and European inventory management framework

  • Make recommendations to the improve the inventory management framework

Prepare monthly demand planning related reports and recommend actions to drive improvement:

  • Prepare monthly key performance indicators report

  • Provide root cause analysis

Cross functional Process Improvement and implementation:

  • Proactively identify opportunities for improvement.

  • Develop and implement processes.

Knowledge & Key Skills:

  • Demonstrable success and experience in a Supply Chain / Purchasing role.

  • Material planning systems to include MRP, Demand Forecasting, production Scheduling and Inventory Management.

  • Excellent IT skills - Excel essential.

  • Knowledge in SAP.

  • Knowledge of Supplier management.

  • Purchasing and Commercial Awareness.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

Desirable Qualifications/Education:

  • Educated to HNC/HND or equivalent in either a Manufacturing, Engineering or Business discipline or vocational specific qualification (e.g. IOM Diploma in Production and Operations management, CIPS Foundation / Graduate Diploma)

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 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.