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Demand Planner/Senior Demand Planner

Company:  bioMérieux

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Supply Chain
Posting date:  Nov 20, 2023

Who We Are:-

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. Our entrepreneurial adventure, begun over a century ago, is driven by an unrelenting commitment to improve public health worldwide.


Since 1963, we've been paving the way in the field of in vitro diagnostics and have contributed greatly to improving public health and making the world a healthier place. The solutions that our teams imagine, develop and manufacture are key to enable healthcare professionals and industry players to make confident decisions to improve patient outcome and ensure consumer safety.


It is today present in 44 countries, serves more than 160 countries with the support of a large network of distributors, and supported by more than 13,000 employees worldwide.


Job Summary:

Review and challenge Sales FC to achieve FCQ (70%), and strike a balance between having sufficient inventory levels at target MOI (1.5 ~2 MOS) to meet customer needs without surplus and minimal scrap(<3% of revenue).


Main Accountabilities:

  • Prepares S&OP meeting for local subsidiary by challenging Marketing team on forecasts changes and products Phase In / Phase Out, through monthly local demand review.
  • Challenge forecast accuracy of the subsidiary in cooperation with the regional demand manager & maintain APO upload & tracking.
  • Manage communication about product availabilities and warehouse activity in case of delay in the subsidiary, in coordination with sales admin team, replenishment planners and logistic referent.
  • Communicate closely with Business / Marketing Team to understand & identify market trends, demand variances, potential business risks & opportunities.
  • Performs replenishment and stock management on local flows in coordination with Business team & and communicates with IDC / RDC for expediting/rescheduling/adjusting shipments’ timeline & volume to ensure appropriate replenishment.
  • Analyze scrap cost & validates scrap decisions in coordination with the local SCM team, provide mitigation/prevention plan, as well as future projection.
  • Drive supply chain continuous improvement through on-demand analytics, KPIs tracking and root causes analysis.
  • Other tasks assigned by the Supply Chain Mgr / Demand Planning Mgr.


Essential Skills And Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree, major in Supply Chain / Logistics / International Trading / Business Administration preferred.

  • At least 3 - 5 years of supply chain and planning experience in the logistic / healthcare industry or related field.

  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment

  • Sense of ownership & rigorous

  • Master in S&OP process / APO forecasting tools

  • Analytical and Business mindset

  • Strong IS skills (SAP, Excel, VMI, Tableau Tools)



Job ID:  43271