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Danaher Corporation Supply Chain Planner 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 Danaher companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of filtration, separation and purification.

Looking to improve your career within this fast-paced environment? This could be the ideal next opportunity for you with phenomenal opportunities and benefits.

Pall nurtures your career and due to continued growth, we are recruiting a Supply Chain Planner (EMEA) who will work with cross-functional teams (Sales, Supply Chain, Operations and Finance) across US, Asia and Europe to handle the demand/supply of finished goods to EMEA. You will have the opportunity to drive process improvement in multiple areas such as inventory management and demand/supply management.

As Supply Chain Planner, you will have the following responsibilities;

Determine optimal finished goods inventory level to achieve OTD (On Time Delivery) target across EMEA

  • Use data driven analysis, mathematical modelling and sound inventory management fundamental to determine optimal finished goods inventory across EMEA

  • Acquire consensus from regional commercial leaders on the planned finished goods inventory, the associated risks and the corresponding lead time 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 optimise inventory and improve planning efficiency

Manage inventory ageing and obsolescences

  • Minimise likelihood of inventory obsolescences through accurate finished goods management

  • Identify ageing inventory and seek inventory reallocation opportunities globally

  • Negotiate terms for inventory reallocation

  • Work with local supply chain teams to complete inventory reallocation

Ensure accuracy of Supply Chain related system parameters

  • SAP master data

  • Various analytics tools such as QlikView and similar bespoke systems

Handle intercompany freight activities to achieve financial targets

  • Analyse 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 EMEA and make recommendations to 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 find opportunities for improvement and develop and implement processes.

The successful candidate will have extensive experience in Supply Chain/Purchasing. You will be IT literate and be able to learn new systems quickly. Additionally, you will have the following attributes;

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

  • Excellent IT skills - Excel (pivot, VLOOKUP).

  • Knowledge in SAP or similar ERP systems

  • Knowledge of Supplier management.

  • Purchasing and Commercial Awareness.

  • Excellent interpersonal, influencing and communication skills.

This role benefits from hybrid working with flexi-time.

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.