Buyer / Planner Associate - SANDOZ - Morris Plains - Wizbii

Buyer / Planner Associate

  • Par SANDOZ
  • Morris Plains (United States of America)
  • Achat

Description de l'offre

Job Description

A global healthcare leader, Novartis has one of the most exciting product pipelines in the industry today. A pipeline of innovative medicines brought to life by diverse, talented, performance driven people. All of which makes us one of the most rewarding employers in our field. We're committed to peak performance, improving the quality of life, and embracing and leveraging diverse backgrounds, cultures and talents to achieve competitive advantage.


The Buyer/Planner Associate will support the global Supply Chain Operations (SCO) network for Cell & Gene by executing the tactical buying and planning of global raw materials, plant resources and order management to ensure delivery performance level. Responsible for the analysis and management of supply chain operations KPIs. Also responsible for supply chain master data management and labeling logistics operations.


 Establish an optimal supply plan of materials to ensure customer service level, production capabilities, inventory level and operational cost according to budget.

 Responsible for timely order fulfillment including organization and management of physical shipment of goods in collaboration with International Trade Management and Transportation companies.

 Maintain supply chain KPIs and supplier performance management

 MRP Optimization and maintenance of planning & master data parameters (i.e. MOQ, Lead Times, order frequency) setting for active assortment in close collaboration with local master data mgt.

 Serve as supply chain representative on global supplier relationships teams with CMOs and strategic suppliers

 Ensures transparency and priorities of orders along with reliable and continuous supply at minimum inventory levels

 Collaboration with internal functions (Procurement, QA, MS&T and TRD) for planning of supply, validation and development activities.

 Review performance with suppliers, including the proactive identification and implementation of improvements to enhance production schedule and customer service while improving cycle times

 Ensure the availability of all necessary raw materials to support production activities. Maintain key supplier performance measurements, including extensive understanding of complex contract terms and measuring whether supplier performance is meeting those terms

 Utilize SAP, BI and other reporting software to inform upper management of current and projected disruptions in the external supply site

 Ensure the implementation of and compliance with Novartis policies and procedures, strategy and standards, NFCM requirements, GMP requirements, transportation compliance, customs/ VAT, controlled substance requirements and defined BCP
Posting Title

Buyer / Planner Associate

Profil recherché

Minimum requirements


• Associate's Degree in Supply Chain/Logistics, Business, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research required

• Minimum 1 year of planning or buying experience in a GMP and FDA regulated environment

• Knowledge of pharmaceutical principles and supply chain practices

• Must have basic MRP (Material Resource Planning) knowledge and exposure

• Must have hands-on experience working with SAP (or similar systems)


• Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain/Logistics, Business, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research preferred

• APICS Certification strongly desired

• Experience working in a pharmaceutical buyer/planner function highly preferred
Job Type

Full Time

Work Location

Morris Plains
Functional Area

Technical Operations

Novartis Technical Operations
Business Unit

Employment Type

Company/Legal Entity

Novartis Pharmaceuticals
EEO Statement

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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À propos de SANDOZ

Sandoz, une division de Novartis, est un leader mondial parmi les fabricants de médicaments génériques. Sandoz (26400 collaborateurs répartis parmi 130 pays avec un CA de 9.6 milliards USD en 2014) met à disposition des patients et des professionnels de santé des médicaments de qualité dont les prix maitrisés facilitent l’accès aux soins et contribuent à l’optimisation des dépenses de santé. Sandoz France fonde son développement sur la confiance des patients, de ses clients, de ses partenaires et appuie son succès sur : une recherche permanente de l’innovation, tant pour ses produits (génériques et biosimilaires) que pour ses actions ; Un portefeuille large, qui inclut une offre croissante de biosimilaires et qui répond aux besoins essentiels de santé publique ; Le savoir-faire industriel du Groupe Novartis, et de plus de 40 partenaires français ; L’engagement d’équipes fières et responsables, réunies autour d’une vision commune et de valeurs partagées.

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