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Biogen E2E Product SC Planning Lead in Baar, Switzerland

1. Global Supply Planning

a. Develop Supply plans across all Stages for the commercial asset in Oracle systems

b. Ensure product availability to fulfill monthly sales target

c. Lead Business continuity meeting to resolve short term supply issues, gain alignment, and develop recommendations for balancing demand and supply among External Manufacturing, Distribution and Logistics and Commercial Quality to ensure customer satisfaction

d. Lead and communicate the strategic decisions across functional and business units regarding demand and supply balancing, inventory management for commercial asset, long range planning and the implementation of lifecycle changes into the supply chain

e. Identify long term demand and supply challenges, set appropriate inventory targets (being validated at the Global Supply S+OP and Exec S+OP) and advise on network capacity management strategies to ensure stable supply

2. Supply Chain Lead on PO&T Asset Team

a. Lead a matrix team across the Supply Chain organization and serve as the primary point of contact within the PO&T Asset Lead and team

b. Communicate on overall product strategy to Supply Chain to ensure alignment with key stakeholders (e.g. Manufacturing, Quality, Distribution and Logistics and Senior leadership)

c. Ensure supply planning impact is acknowledged by the Asset Teams and achieve optimal demand/supply balancing

3. Launch & Project management

a. Develop launch project timelines in alignment with Commercial goals and identifies resource requirements. Develops appropriate scenarios as a result of dealing with high levels of ambiguity and complexity

b. Drive execution of complex life cycle management activities across Supply Chain, Quality, and Manufacturing Operations

c. Develop plans and contingencies for ensuring stable supply for the introduction of new products and/or implementation of product lifecycle changes

d. Phase in Phase Out Planning of Asset

4. Continuous Improvement

a. Lead continuous improvement projects to drive expanded capabilities, improve the efficiency of existing processes and enable cost reduction. Collect and organize data to inform decisions and/or action plans that support program / process improvements

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Engineering or similar education required

  • Lean Six Sigma/Green Belt is an asset

  • 5-6 years of experience in biotech/pharmaceutical manufacturing industry with at least 3 years of strong business experience in a Supply Chain organization

  • Proven ability to lead large cross functional teams and to operate in a matrix environment

  • Strong knowledge of the product lifecycle, the value chain (plan, source, make, deliver), and global supply chain functions that allows for effective cross-functional collaboration and efficient execution of day to day tasks

  • Understand the main phases of product development and commercialization

  • Able to deal with high levels of ambiguity and complexity. Anticipate potential risks, develops corresponding contingency plans, and can act proactively in order to support strategic and/or complex decisions

  • Demonstrate a strong ability to identify, analyze and solve complex problems, that require a high degree of ingenuity, creativity, and innovation

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills (excellent written and verbal communicator with the ability to articulate recommendations and key decision points to senior management)

  • Exceptional team player with ability to develop a strong network across the company

  • Planning and coordination of product supply activities for commercial Drug Substance (DS), Drug Product (DP) and Finished Goods (FG) using the Oracle system

  • Lead implementation of complex Life Cycle Management Activities and Product launch preparation

  • Represent the Supply Chain organization in the PO&T Asset team through a matrix leadership role driving alignment of the Supply Chain strategy across the broader organization

  • Key Input for the regional and global S&OP process acting as interface between demand, supply points as well as the PO&T asset

  • Identifies and communicates any supply risks to management and recommends and implements corrective as well preventive actions to maintain inventory targets and minimize supply risks

  • Lead cross functional teams with key stakeholders such as Commercial S&OP, Regulatory, Quality, Manufacturing, Product Life Cycle Management