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Supply Network Planner

Country:  Portugal
City:  Lisbon
Department:  Supply Chain Management
Job ID:  35267



As GRT Supply Network Planner you will be like a spider in a supply chain web. You need to have strong communication and organization skills in order to support timely execution of different processes connected within a global supply chain. 


You will ensure together with stakeholders in the supply chain, that our materials are ordered, produced and delivered in the right quantity and in the right time, making sure that any constraints are minimized and solved as soon as possible. 


You wil be involved in tactical planning taking in consideration the optimization of inventory and sustainability service levels and then that it is fufilled in the right time and quantity. 


We have a great opportunity to join our team in Lisbon:


What the job looks like:


  • Execution of supply planing polices, standards, guidelines, technology and procedures;
  • Communication with key Supply Chain partners ( Production Planing, External Supply, etc.);
  • Executes Sense & Respond processes, including evaluation of E2E value stream operational scenarios;
  • Optimizes E2E Operational Plans across the value stream via proactive sensing and then resolving challenges within the supply chain in order to achieve optimal value stream customer service and inventory outcomes.This includes leading multi-site recovery planning efforts for a value stream;
  • Responsible for translating E2E process/capabilities to understand impact to inventory - responsible for meeting inventory targets and Develops and Executes E2E Net Requirements plans upstream through the supply chain;
  • Develops and Executes Distribution plans downstream through the supply chain, accounting for any upstream process constraints;
  • Creates global supply network plans that ensure service goals are met and inventory is optimized;
  • Reviews Net Requirements plans across value stream and acts upon/escalates changes as appropriate;
  • Ensures Planning Parameters and indicators are effectively set/managed •Highlights and escalates supply disruptions and works with functional partners to identify root-cause and to resolve supply issues and constraints;
  • Provides Supply Commit dates to Demand Planning and/or commercial group. •Initiates the Global Allocations process according to procedure. Determine % allocations between regions and or warehouses;
  • Engage with Production and Sourcing Groups to ensure that Supply Network Plans are aligned to production and purchasing;
  • Leads end-to-end Planning meetings for each Value Stream in preparation for monthly Operational Reviews;
  • Escalates any potential IT issues/errors and provide input for process improvements;
  • Manages short term exception process •Understands and reviews available inventory positions, incoming shipments, and production capacities to determine the feasibility of meeting the net requirements;
  • Manages value stream planning activities derived from products phase-in phase-out;
  • Connects with key Supply Chain partners (Production Planning, External Supply, etc.) to provide Supply input into the S&OP/IBP process, including transparency of risks and opportunities. Participates in S&OP forums as applicable
  • Good time management skills in order to deal with several routines at a time. 



What you'll bring to the table:


  • University Degree or equivalent; 
  • At least 5 years of experience performing related activities;
  • High level of English (written and spoken) is mandatory;
  • Experience with ERP (SAP/APO/SNP) or Advanced Planning Systems (OMP);
  • Ability to apply project and personal leadership to successfully achieve project, team and individual goals;
  • Ability to share knowledge and personal experience with peers. Coach others when appropriate;
  • Ability to build strong collaborative relationships, considering diverse perspectives and styles;
  • Ability to target their communications as appropriate for the audience and make presentations to a small to medium sized audience;
  • The ability to influence others in a matrix environment;
  • Ability to challenge the status quo and evaluate processes to determine if refinements would enhance speed of results and productivity or quality &/or Ability to work with Continuous Improvement tools;
  • Communication and negotiation skills. Ability to build strong collaborative relationships;
  • Team player, quality- and service-oriented;
  • Highly motivated and flexible;
  • Analytical, planning and problem-solving skills will be a plus.


Come and join our team!



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About Grünenthal

Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. As a science-based, privately-owned pharmaceutical company, we have a long track record of bringing innovative treatments and state-of-the-art technologies to patients worldwide. Our purpose is to change lives for the better – and innovation is our passion. We are focussing all of our activities and efforts on working towards our vision of a world free of pain.

Grünenthal is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, and has affiliates in 29 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in more than 100 countries. In 2020, Grünenthal employed around 4,500 people and achieved sales of € 1.3 bn.

Your HR contact:
Fabiana Guerra

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