Global Demand & Inventory Planning Manager


Sant Cugat del Valles, ES

Tipo de Contrato:  Indefinido tiempo completo
Área:  Comercial / Ventas
Número de solicitud de puesto:  130148


For more than 75 years, Grifols has worked to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. We are a global healthcare company that produces essential plasma-derived medicines for patients and provides hospitals and healthcare professionals with the tools, information and services they need to deliver expert medical care.

Help us lead one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies.


The Global Demand & Inventory Planning Manager, reporting to the Director Global Commercial Planning, will be responsible for developing the global demand & inventory planning for the commercial activities of Grifols’ Diagnostics division. It will provide guidance and perform all activities required by the global demand & inventory planning organization within the frame of the IBP process.


What your responsibilities will be:


  • You will provide leadership and direction for the demand & inventory planning functions, develop and establish a highly performing global demand & inventory planning team.
  • You will ensure robust critical demand & inventory planning processes are in place within the frame of the S&OP/IBP process. You will develop and establish architecture of global and regional demand & inventory planning processes.
  • You will provide demand & inventory planning visibility and metrics, to deliver highest service level to customers by reducing variability.
  • You will establish and monitor critical inventory planning parameters by ensuring its alignment within regions, service level and production capacity.
  • You will develop and maintain relationships with key demand & inventory planning partners to achieve world class performance.
  • You will drive efficiencies through process improvements, and by partnering with other Grifols functions like finance, sales, marketing, industrial, IT and the rest of Supply Chain.
  • You will negotiate demand allocations with global and regional commercial heads and inventory planners in constrained supply.
  • You will aggregate Regional inventory plans by product and will share them with industrial for capacity constraints review and management.


Who you are:


  • Bachelor in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Economics, or similar. Master’s Degree will be a plus.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Forecasting/Demand/Inventory planning functions and S&OP/IBP process implementation. Prior experience in Sales forecasting & Inventory planning software implementation.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in teams management.
  • Advanced level in Spanish and English (C1 Advanced).
  • Proficient knowledge of MS-Office suite (Excel and PowerPoint) and experience with SAP.
  • Collaborative and able to work in a multinational environment.
  • Organization, planning and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Proactive, dynamic and flexible person.


What we offer:


  • Flexible schedule: Monday-Thursday 8-9 to 17-18h and Friday 8-15h. 
  • Benefits package.


This is a brilliant opportunity for you. Grifols is fully aware that its employees are one of its major assets. We are committed to maintaining an atmosphere that encourages all our employees to develop their professional careers in an excellent working environment. If you are interested in joining our company and you have what it takes for such an exciting position, then don't hesitate to apply. We look forward to receiving your application!


Grifols is an equal opportunity employer.

Location: Sant Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain. 


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