16 days old

Senior Manager - US Market Demand Planning

Parsippany, NJ 07054

Company Info

If youre like people at Teva, you dare to be different. Were making well-being a way of life for our customers and our colleagues. Join us in helping to make healthcare more accessible to more patients, while supporting one of the most innovative teams in the industry.


We offer a competitive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription coverage starting on the first day. We also offer Disability and Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, 6% match on the 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan and Tuition Assistance


Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the worlds largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the worlds largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we have built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas. We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

The Senior Manager Demand Planning is a key member of the NA Market Supply Chain Leadership Team and will function as a subject matter expert around all Demand Planning activities.  This role will be accountable to lead the Market Demand Planning process across a diverse portfolio of plants & products.  Demand Planning is an instrumental element of the monthly S&OP process and is expected to enable improved supply availability and increased customer service while optimizing inventory performance. This position will define the demand planning process, motivate, and challenge the cross-functional S&OP team in driving process excellence and continuous improvement. As the owner of the Demand Review process, develop a monthly demand plan in collaboration with Marketing, Finance, Pricing, Supply Chain, and Customer Operations delivering the best possible forecast accuracy while reducing error. This individual will be challenged with managing a vast portfolio of products with a wide variation of market dynamics that must be characterized and considered in the demand plan. The ideal candidate will have the ability and desire to coach and develop fellow team members, drive Sales & Operations Planning process improvement initiatives, and develop strong working relationships & collaboration x-functionally across the broader site, country, regional, and global organizations of Commercial Functions, Operations, Procurement, QA, RA, MS&T, IT, Finance functions, and external partners.

Key Responsibilities:
    Member of NA Market Supply Chain Planning  Leadership Team
    Lead monthly Demand Planning S&OP process by partnering with diverse cross-functional team to develop a demand consensus with documented assumptions, risks, opportunities, key decisions, and escalations.
    Lead the monthly Demand Consensus S&OP process.  
    Individual contributor that will deliver on key performance targets of Sales, growth, forecast accuracy, bias, short-date, write-off, and Customer Delivery (on-time in full)
    Work with the Global supply chain COE and NA Organization to drive continuous improvement mindset to assist in developing new strategies, tools and processes to achieve overall strategic objectives.  
    Improve forecast accuracy by leveraging industry best practices, analytics, and collaboration with Sales & Marketing, Pricing, Supply Chain, Finance, and Customer Operations.
    Utilize SAP Advanced Planning & Optimization (APO) suite to effectively build the demand plan at the SKU/Customer level.  
    Optimize the statistical forecasting process by evaluating the appropriate algorithms and models.
    Manage processes to determine root cause when KPIs are out of expected normal ranges. Develop and implements corrective measures
    Participate and develop annual operations plan (AOP) and Long-Range Plan (LRP) activities that enable strategic decisions
    Follows Teva Safety, Health, and Environmental policies and procedures
    Other projects and duties as required/assigned


    Bachelors degree in Supply Chain, Operations, Engineering, or related field with a Minimum 7 years experience with a demonstrated knowledge of Supply Chain concepts & Best Practices
    APICS Certification desirable, but not required
    Specific experience in Demand Planning, inventory management, Sales & Operations planning
    Knowledge of Advanced Planning systems, SAP or Oracle experience strongly preferred
    Experience in implementing supply chain planning & execution systems
    Pharmaceutical experience desirable, but not required
    Must be proficient in MS Office (Excel, Visio, Powerpoint)
    Demonstrated Leadership Experience in a global matrix environment with ability to deal with ambiguity
    Expertise leading / driving change, and mentor for new leaders or peers
    Lean Six Sigma experience is preferred
    Strong analytical skills, including the ability to think differently about the data which may lead to less obvious conclusions


Supply Chain

Sub Function

Supply Chain and Logistics

Reports To

Sr Director, Third Party Operations-Supply Chain, NA, Americas TPO SRM (US)

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Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to  support you throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience. 

Inclusion & Diversity at Teva

Empowering our diverse employee base and creating an inclusive culture is both a business imperative and an opportunity to bring us closer to our patients, our partners and our communities. Teva employees respect and embrace a diverse range of experiences, capabilities and perspectives that connect us to new insights and opportunities, while building a more inclusive culture for all. We strive to enable a work environment where all employees can feel engaged and know they are making an important contribution to improving health and making people feel better.


Posted: 2021-04-29 Expires: 2021-06-12

Join us at the forefront of pharmaceutical research and production. With state-of-the-art facilities, highly skilled colleagues, and a high-powered organizational culture, Teva offers you countless possibilities to make a real difference in people's lives and add value to your career.

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