Senior Manager Demand Planning North America


Sant Cugat del Valles, ES

Tipo de Contrato:  Indefinido tiempo completo
Área:  Logística / Supply Chain
Número de solicitud de puesto:  506695

¿Te gustaría unirte a un equipo internacional que trabaja para mejorar el futuro del sector de la salud? ¿Quieres contribuir a mejorar la vida de millones de personas? Grifols es una compañía global del sector de la salud que desde 1909 mejora la salud y el bienestar de las personas en todo el mundo. Somos líderes en medicamentos hemoderivados y medicina transfusional y desarrollamos, producimos y comercializamos medicamentos, soluciones y servicios innovadores en más de 110 países y regiones.

We believe that diversity adds value to our business, our teams and our culture. We are committed to equal employment opportunities that foster an inclusive environment.

Help us lead one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. We are a world leader in plasma-derived medicines with a presence in more than 100 countries, and a growing global team of over 20.000 people. That’s why we need a Senior Manager Demand Planning (North America) like you.


Reporting to the Senior Director Supply & Demand Planning, will be the responsible to manage the North America Demand Planning team for the Grifols Diagnostics Division by ensuring the proper planning processes are in place, collaborating with other departments and monitoring parameters and metrics.


What your responsibilities will be


  • Provide leadership and direction to the North America Demand Planning team on the execution of Demand Planning activities in support of regional objectives: provide effective coaching and career development for direct reports within the Demand Planning function and their successive organizations and develop and manage team’s career growth.
  • Own regional demand and distribution planning processes to ensure product availability to customers: manage day-to-day demand planning activities (such as PO creation, good receipts, inbound PO tracking/follow up) and manage maintenance of customer forecasts and inventories and coordinates the supply of the inventory to customers.
  • Develop world class performance of regional Demand Planning function to support regional operations success and growth strategies.
  • Drive Regional Demand Planning strategy in accordance with regional sales, marketing and customer needs, Global Demand Planning strategy and overall business objectives.
  • Work closely with the Commercial organization to understand new products being introduced to the region.
  • Maintain a strong culture of customer focus and continuous improvement: ensure that the highest level of customer service is provided to both internal and external customers and maintain communication with key stakeholders (sales team, services team, and senior management) and customers to understand implications of their requirements for supply chain operations.
  • Achieve targeted levels on the Key Performance Indicators (KPI) linked with the function: overall performance of Supply Chain (including, but not limited to: sales forecast accuracy & bias, delivery performance by category, scrap, inventory accuracy, inventory levels, shortages) and key project management (specific KPIs to each project).


Who you are


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, education, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).


  • You have a BS Degree in Supply Chain /Industrial Engineering/Business and Master in Supply Chain Management and/or Logistics. Desired MBA.
  • You have APICS certification and knowledgeable of GMP and ISO.
  • You have at least 5-year experience in manufacturing, distribution and planning/supply chain field culminating in senior operational position and 3-year experience supervising and managing demand/supply planning teams.
  • You have High proficiency in current version of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Project, experience with SAP, or equivalent ERP system and experience in Sales forecasting and/or S&OP/Integrated Business Planning systems
  • You have a proficient Spanish and an English advanced level
  • You have Strong analytical capabilities, excellent customer service skills – always willing to put the customer first, you demonstrate ownership in developing the business and your own personal growth.
  • You develop solutions that solve cross-functional business problems.
  • You are independently able to conceive and create concise and effective presentations to most senior levels of the division.
  • Business trips: Expected to travel to US at least on a quarterly basis.


What we offer


It’s a brilliant opportunity for someone with the right talents.

Grifols understands you want a challenging and rewarding career in a critical function such as Senior Manager Demand Planning (North America). We’ll help you grow professionally.


Information about Grifols is available at If you’re interested in joining our company and you have what it takes, then don’t hesitate to apply.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Grifols is an equal opportunity employer.


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

Benefits package

Contract of Employment: Permanent position

Flexibility for U Program: 2 days remote working

Location: Sant Cugat del Vallès





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