Global Planning Manager- Clinical Laboratory

Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Raritan , NJ 08869

Posted 2 months ago

The Career Potential

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is committed to improving and saving lives with diagnostics. To do this we hire people who share this dream and are ready for new adventures. As a valued team member, you will carve your own career path and be part of building this company stronger and better than ever before. There is no limit to the experiences, opportunities and new directions you will have access to here at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics. More importantly, you will be driving the surge of a whole new direction in important medicine. That's something we can all take pride in as we take this journey together.

Ortho is known in the industry as a leader in customer service and support. Deeply understanding and exceeding the needs of our clinical lab, hospital and blood bank customers is what we do. It's who we are. If you join Ortho, no matter what your role, you will be expected to keep that Customer Excellence focus in your work.

  • This position can be in Rochester, NY; Raritan, NJ, Pencoed, UK; Sao Paulo, Brazil

The Opportunity

Execution of tactical planning, guidance on network fulfillment, ownership of inventory management and related activities for a complete line of business (LOB), regardless of geographic location (End-to-end Value Stream Management). The Global Planning Manager will coordinate the global S&OP process for their CL Menu and CL Platform LOB with the Regional Supply Chain teams with a focus on global forecast consolidation, supply planning support with manufacturing, and inventory management throughout Ortho's global distribution network. This position will lead the strategy for global inventory optimization in the context of superior customer service performance for the entire LOB. Responsible for the development, maintenance and communication of product Value Stream maps for all SKU's. General oversight and issue resolution regarding availability for all SKU's, component parts and finished goods in their LOB for products globally.

The Responsibilities

  • Manage global forecast consolidation, planning and inventory control processes for all SKU's in Value Stream. Leads a team of global planners and analysts

  • Optimize global inventory levels by LOB to meet customer service, business continuity and cost objectives throughout the global distribution network linking suppliers, customers, distributors and warehouses. Implement department inventory strategy by developing inventory models that optimize cost and service while aligning the organization around meeting customer service objectives. Position, plan and schedule global inventory for Value Stream.

  • This position coordinates global supply chain product availability, issues and performance, working with all appropriate functional areas of the company by LOB. Manage all aspects of product status in order to meet customer order requirements. Track each product through the supply chain process.

  • Oversight and management of New Product Introduction activity including demand planning, supply availability, and logistic preparation.

  • Provide the primary communication point between SCM and other functions for issue resolution for products in the Value Stream

The Individual

  • Undergraduate degree in related field required. Advanced degree in business or related field preferred.

  • 5-10 years of experience in manufacturing or distribution, or global planning/supply chain field culminating in senior operational position. The most important experience is specific to planning and inventory management

  • Extensive functional knowledge of SAP

  • Familiarity with cGMP and ISO requirements

  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel & PowerPoint

  • Travel required 20% (domestic and international)

  • APICS certification preferred


For this position we will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

Equal Opportunity

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics believes in Equal Opportunity for all and is committed to ensuring all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, have an opportunity to apply for those positions that they are interested in and qualify for without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals so that an individual can perform their job related duties. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and require special assistance or an accommodation to apply due to a disability, please contact us at

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