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Employer is looking for Sr Planner in Lake Mary, FL. This local job opportunity with ID 727103 is live since 09/13/2017.

POSITION SUMMARY
 

The planner is responsible for demand planning, inventory optimization, and supply planning for CuraScriptSD . This includes analyzing, monitoring and identifying trends for demand and supply planning of all drug products. This position is responsible for determining inventory strategy through the use appropriate forecasting tools. The Sr. Planner will ensure the supply plan meets or exceeds the needs of the business with minimal or no impact to patient service levels.  The Sr Planner will support the Purchasing Department and will be expected to place orders for certain high touch products on a regular basis.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Manage day to day planning activities by reviewing historical demand; analyze/monitor trends. Review and ensure supply plan supports required demand plan. Work with purchasing to set yearly inventory goals and adjust as needed.
  • Work with internal customers to understand trends; identify opportunities to optimize inventory & service levels; ensure drug stock-outs are minimized; assist in root cause analysis and corrective action. Recommend, implement and present process improvements that drive cost savings
  • Place Orders for Scorecard Suppliers to retain fees
  • Determine optimal inventory and service levels and provide monthly recommendations to Purchasing Manager
  • Manage demand and supply parameters within TPS and Manhattan systems
  • Communicate regularly (both written and verbal) with both internal and external partners

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/BS degree or 8-11 years equivalent working experience; MBA preferred
  • 2 - 5 years relevant MRP planning experience; strong technical knowledge of ERP/MRP systems
  • APICS certification preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, advanced EXCEL skills for database formulas, sorting, pivot tables, charts; Working experience with ERP/MRP systems, reporting tools, Business Objects, Crystal Reports, etc
  • Ability to interface with internal customers in a profession and ethical manner
  • Good written and verbal communications; Time management skills
  • Ability to influence leaders, peers, subordinates; Good financial & business acumen; Strong presentation skills
  • Ability to travel 20%

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

Our Specialty Distribution group offers healthcare providers access to a complete portfolio of specialty pharmaceuticals and ancillary supplies, ensuring patients’ continuity of care. We ship to all 50 states as well as Puerto Rico and Guam, with three distribution centers: a main facility in Grove City, Ohio, and secondary locations in Arizona and Tennessee.

ABOUT EXPRESS SCRIPTS

Advance your career with the company that makes it easier for people to choose better health.

Employer is a leading healthcare company serving tens of millions of consumers. We are looking for individuals who are passionate, creative and committed to creating systems and service solutions that promote better health outcomes. Join the company that Fortune magazine ranked as one of the "Most Admired Companies" in the pharmacy category. Then, use your intelligence, creativity, integrity and hard work to help us enhance our products and services. We offer a highly competitive base salary and a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, life insurance, paid time off, tuition assistance and an employee stock purchase plan.

Employer is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Applicants must be able to pass a drug test and background investigation. Employer is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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