Senior Team Lead Materials Management
Zoetis is a global animal health company dedicated to supporting customers and their businesses in ever better ways. Building on 60 years of experience, we deliver quality medicines and vaccines, complemented by diagnostic products and genetic tests and supported by a range of services. We are working every day to better understand and address the real-world challenges faced by those who raise and care for animals in ways they find truly relevant.Our name, Zoetis (z-EH-tis), has its root in zo, familiar in words such as zoo and zoology and derived from zoetic, meaning “pertaining to life.” It signals our company”s dedication to supporting the veterinarians and livestock producers everywhere who raise and care for the farm and companion animals on which we all depend on.Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact.Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at www.Zoetis.com/careers site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of “@zoetis.com”. In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.The Senior Team Lead Materials Management position ensures a high level performance at the Charles City Site in supply of biological vaccines. This position is responsible for communication with our customers and the Supply Chain Network. Provides direction on the planning and scheduling process to the finished goods and manufacturing planners and buyers in order to oversee and ensure customer satisfaction, production efficiency, and inventory control.Conducts all activities and makes decisions that are in accordance with Company policies & SOPs, Zoetis Core Beliefs, global regulatory guidelines (including cGMP/cGLP/cGCP), and environmental guidelines, as appropriate, etc. This position is targeted at Zoetis Grade 60-2. Grade will contingent on education, skills, experience and ability of the successful candidate. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES * Respond to customer and supply chain organization inquiries, coordinating with the Platform Planning Supply Managers (PSPM), as well as external and internal stakeholders (e.g., emails inquiring when orders will ship, adjusting existing orders, checking on when certain products will be available, loads, on hand, item # change). * Supports the execution of S&OP/D&OP, coordinating with the Planning/Scheduling/Customer Interface manager (including but not limited to new product introductions, long term capacity planning, inventory analysis and set target strategy, budget planning). * Review inventory and demand alerts/exceptions in the market (e.g., low & high stock inventory reports) * For markets not covered by S&OP/D&OP, manage forecast, acceptable inventory replenishment levels, and made to order. * Lead the planning and buying roles within Charles City, IA. Work with the manufacturing teams for finite scheduling and supply chain organization for customer needs and requirements. Determine changes to process specific planning parameter values, running and analyzing scenarios as needed, and monitoring and managing resource utilization. * Aid in ensuring the timely release of production lots, through coordination with Quality and Manufacturing Operations (e.g., the closure of QARs on a timely manner) ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS * PSPM and Customer Interaction. This position coordinates closely with the PSPM team in informing customers and in handling customer queries. REQUIRED JOB RELATED QUALIFICATIONS * Bachelors Degree in Supply Management, Engineering, Management Information Science, Business or related business/technical field. * Minimum of five years business experience with experience in materials planning and/or production scheduling. * Excellent written and communication skills in English. * Excellent interpersonal skills and customer service focus. * Strong analytical/problem resolution skills.
* Knowledge of product flow through Manufacturing. * Knowledge of Manufacturing facilities and equipment capabilities and constraints. * Knowledge and understanding of SAP, MPS, MRP, and inventory management principles. * Proficient math skills. * Demonstrated organizational skills. Demonstrated negotiating skills. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS * Proficient in Zoetis Supply Operating Model, SAP and/or Streamlink * Experience in managing Distressed Inventory * Demonstrated ability to speak/write bi-lingually