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General Electric Global Supply Planning Leader in Chalfont St Giles, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

This global role will have overall accountability for the Production Planning and internal logistics within the PDx Contrast Media supply Chain. It will play a critical role in the development of a best in class PDx S&OP process. Specifically, the role will lead the Global Supply Planning organisation (Primary & Secondary Manufacturing) in ensuring supply of product from forecast/demand to plant output in meeting customer, commercial, financial and operational plans.

Job Description

Working remotely can also be considered.

Job Description

  • Lead as process Owner for Supply within the S&OP process, facilitating teams to execute (transformational) improvement initiatives

  • Provide leadership and vision to optimize Supply Chain processes (Supply/Network Planning, Capacity Planning, Detailed Scheduling, Event Planning and Inventory Management)

  • Leverage Process Excellence and Lean practices, as well as Advanced Planning Systems / Techniques to further supply chain maturity.

  • Develop and ensure the execution of a constrained plan and detailed manufacturing schedule, as well as driving RM and WIP Inventory Planning/Optimization thereby ensuring best use of network capacity to optimize investment and meet demand and inventory goals

  • May serve on or lead global initiatives (e.g. process improvement, training, Lean deployment, inventory management etc)

  • Provide supply chain planning leadership as part of a multi-disciplined cross functional team tasked with delivering the business' strategic manufacturing objectives.

  • In the spirit of continuous improvement, build a best-in-class, talent centric organisation built around the core pillars of Lean and Supply Chain excellence.

  • Lead Global manufacturing site Logistics teams

  • Controls the consolidated global SPP and Blueprint process and allocates plant volumes across the PDx Supply Chain.

  • Leveraging external best practice, harmonise and advance the capability of the PDx Production Planning Processes

  • Leads the operational site global SPP process for PDx ensuring alignment with S&OE and exec S&OP direction

  • Manages manufacturing Site inventories including material flow.

  • Manage all local warehouse, freight and distribution costs.

  • Develops planning policies and systems to manage PDx customer service expectations.

  • Works with the extended logistics team within the PDx to deliver operational synergies and maximise service to our customers.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ degree in business or supply chain, or equivalent knowledge

  • A minimum of 10 years in Manufacturing, Planning, Sourcing and/or Logistics

  • Experience in collaboration with the key interfaces within the end to end supply chain, with manufacturing and between supply chain and commercial functions

Desired Characteristics

  • Proven to be effective driving outcomes in large, matrixed organizations – understands how to navigate geographies, cultures, relationships, etc. Can drive work around the world because they are accountable, trustworthy, credible, committed, and intellectually agile.

  • Excellent communications, influencing and collaboration skills required to manage a multitude of internal and external customers and partners

  • Strong external focus on customer

  • Strong team player who possesses excellent analytical and communication skills, ability to identify and challenge assumptions, and a strong work ethic

  • Must be able to quickly grasp the various dimensions of business issues. Must be able to make sense out of complexity, deal with uncertainty and understand the implications of a decision on all affected parts of the business unit

Inclusion and Diversity

GE Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer where inclusion matters. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.


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