Supply Chain Brand Planner (m/f)

Einsatzort: Ludwigshafen

Supply Chain Brand Planner (m/f)

Supply Chain Brand Planner (m/f)

The Supply Chain Brand Planner has full responsibility for all aspects of the end-to-end production planning and detailed scheduling of brand specific products within the plant, ensuring 100% on-time-in-full delivery against customer requirements while designing robust short-, medium- and long-term production plans to enable highly efficient operations. Being a critical interface function, the Supply Chain Brand Planner is coordinating various stakeholders within the plant & across the global manufacturing network to meet the overall company goals.

  • Production planning and scheduling to ensure 100% on-time-in-full delivery against customer requirements
  • esigning short, medium and long term production plans to enable highly efficient operations
  • Communication & negotiation with peers & stakeholders (local & global) concerning supply- & demand changes impacting the plant’s production plans
  • Ensuring all planning and scheduling is carried out in accordance with agreed inventory levels to meet specific company objectives (incl. avoidance of distressed inventory)
  • Drive and further develop the local S&OP processes, including embedded planning systems & tools
  • Continuously analyze the plants capacities for the mid-to long term horizon (Rough Cut Capacity Planning RCCP) based on available forecast
  • Identify capacity bottlenecks within the monthly S&OP cycle and the daily work collaboration with the local departments (Bulk Manufacturing, Packaging Operations, Quality Control, Quality Assurance, etc.)
  • Support the monthly S&OP plant meetings; drive and track the action plan from the S&OP plant supply reviews
  • Collaborate with global peers & counterparts to drive, analyze & improve the end-to-end (E2E) supply chain process
  • Monitor & report on supply chain KPI’s – actively drive for a high level of performance 
  • Closely collaborate with Supply Chain specialists to enable a high level of material availability
  • Planning support of New Product Introduction Projects
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in related field (Supply Chain MGT, Planning)
  • Minimum five years of Supply Chain / Planning & Scheduling experience
  • Fluency in English (both written and spoken)
  • Thorough and proven experience in SAP modules Production Planning (PP), SAP Materials Management (MM)
  • Strong skills using Microsoft Excel, Access and other office programs.
  • General knowledge of Operations/Manufacturing processes – preferably pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience in “Infor Advanced Scheduler” planning tool desirable
  • Project Management experience desirable


  • Strong analytical skills
  • Being proactive and solution-oriented
  • Ability to work effectively in an environment of competing priorities
  • Capability to drive and sustain performance improvements
  • Team player, who also can work independently and self-motivated
  • Practice excellent analytical problem solving skills – ability to quickly understand processes, identify problems and recommend solutions
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills, as well as coaching & moderation skills
  • Ability to effectively make complex decisions with limited time and Information
  • Portray business focused and influencing skills and deliver high quality service to stakeholders

We are looking forward to your application. Please provide information about your salary expectations and possible start date in your motivation letter.

An equal opportunity employer. AbbVie welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) ist ein globales, forschendes BioPharma-Unternehmen, das sich der Entwicklung innovativer Therapien für einige der komplexesten und schwerwiegendsten Erkrankungen der Welt verschrieben hat. Mission des Unternehmens ist es, mit seiner Expertise, seinen engagierten Mitarbeitern und seinem Innovationsanspruch die Behandlungsmöglichkeiten in vier Therapiegebieten deutlich zu verbessern: Immunologie, Onkologie, Virologie und Neurowissenschaften. In mehr als 75 Ländern arbeiten AbbVie-Mitarbeiter jeden Tag daran, die Gesundheitsversorgung für Menschen auf der ganzen Welt voranzutreiben. In Deutschland ist AbbVie an seinem Hauptsitz in Wiesbaden und seinem Forschungs- und Produktionsstandort in Ludwigshafen vertreten. Insgesamt beschäftigt AbbVie Deutschland rund 2.600 Mitarbeiter. Mit rund 29.000 Mitarbeitern weltweit vertreibt AbbVie Medikamente in mehr als 170 Länder.