Demand and Supply Planning Analyst

Job Description
Job Title: Demand & Supply Planning Analyst
Requisition ID: 73187BR
When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you?ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.
Location/Division Specific Information
The Demand & Supply Chain role is part of the Laboratory Products Division (LPD) which unites deep scientific expertise, a collaborative culture and rich resources to deliver the lab equipment and consumables that our customers need to achieve their scientific goals ? quickly, reliably and safely. Our smart lab solutions make it faster and easier for our customers to focus on what matters most ? delivering answers and innovations that save and improve lives. This role reports into the Supply Chain Planning Manager and located in our Chelmsford, MA location.
How will you make an impact?
The Demand & Supply Chain Planning Analyst is a hands on position supporting inventory optimization, demand planning activities and change management projects.
What will you do?
+ Identify and successfully execute supply chain improvement opportunities throughout the LPD Supply Chain in North America by working collaboratively with Site Operations Teams, Global Planning and BU teams through use of PPI / Lean tools & techniques.
+ Develop demand plan through a combination of sales feedback, market analysis, and statistical modeling
+ Reduce demand uncertainty by generating accurate forecasts based on historical and other pertinent information obtained by acting as a primary interface between marketing and sales
+ Determine the impact of various sales and marketing plans, such as new product introductions, price increases/decreases, product withdrawal or obsolescence, promotions and incentives and modify the demand plan accordingly
+ Lead the monthly demand review discussions for assigned product lines and regions
+ Communicates supply constraints(capacity, resource & material), participates in long term capacity assessments and acts as liaison between sales, marketing, customer service and plant production
+ Partner with IT, Supply Chain Analytics and Planning team members to understand core ERP data and functionality that could enable decision support tools and reports.
+ Participate on cross-functional teams to develop data warehouse strategies to support the global supply chain and other critical areas within the division.
+ As needed, coach and mentor the supply chain organization about how to most productively utilize existing reports and decision support tools.
+ Develop tools/analytics and perform transactions to support achievement of customer service objectives and facilitate/monitor material flow.
+ Develop and/or maintain existing metrics (KPIs) associated with demand, supply, service, and inventory management.
+ Support/lead projects related to inventory analysis, supply schedules, backorders, bookings, purchases and sales in response to ongoing projects and/or periodic business requests.
+ Support the business unit to ensure the implementation and maintenance of the most efficient supply chain possible.
+ Drive transparency and standardized work in supply chain planning organization.
+ Support the data development process for global supply chain projects.
How will you get here?
Bachelor?s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, or related field is required
+ 3-5 years related experience.
+ Strong Lean and/or Six Sigma working experience with demonstrated achievement of continuous improvement through utilization of Lean tools.
+ Experience with New Product Development or New Product Introduction with a focus on Design for Manufacturing and the transition from development to manufacturing.
+ Strong project management and team leadership skills with the ability to develop strong support for change.
+ Demonstrated experience of optimizing inventory turns by understanding ABC classifications, MOQ and lead time optimization. Experience with strategies to eliminate E&O.
+ Proven knowledge and ability to define, lead and implement benchmark Supply Chain processes (stocking strategy, stocking parameters, Kanban, Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning (SIOP).
+ Self-Starter with ability to work independently under pressure and react quickly to changing priorities.
+ High degree of personal initiative and self-motivation. Pro-active, with a bias for action.
+ Strong analytical, planning and organizational skills with demonstrated ability to multitask.
+ High level of MS Excel experience required
+ Demonstrate Thermo Fisher Scientific values ? Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement.
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission?enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.
If you are an individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to complete any part of our application process, click here at https://jobs.thermofisher.com/page/show/eeo-affirmative-action-statement#accessibility for further assistance.
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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