planning change coordinator in södertälje

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södertälje, stockholms lan
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Planning Change Coordinator
At AstraZeneca we turn ideas into life changing medicines. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality.

Scope: This is a consultant assignment at our customer Astra Zeneca through Randstad AB.

Global External Sourcing (GES) is accountable for sourcing and supply of externally manufactured products into the AstraZeneca network. We are organized in a Process Centric Organization (PCO) with two main processes; Supply to Customer and Establish New Supply to Customer, with a high focus on cross-functional team work.

As a Planning Change Coordinator, you have the E2E supply chain understanding and skills to see the whole picture, independently identifying opportunities and issues, driving issue resolutions and putting measures in place to prevent issue reoccurrence. The Planning Change Coordinator will ensure excellent customer service to both internal and external customers. A key part of the role is stakeholder management, as the contacts include a wide range of internal / external customers and suppliers, in a variety of countries and cultures including more senior stakeholders, communication is of great importance and a key to success. An important part in the role is to build, maintain and develop relations.

The work is executed in a global high-paced environment, with strong focus on cross-functional collaboration with other roles. The nature of the role with a high number of contacts requires the ability to be flexible and constantly prioritize and make assessments on where time best is spent to operate effectively in the role.

Responsibilities will include:
Managing the GES Distribution budget and reporting on spend and volumes

Responsible for accurately collating and reporting key performance indicators where applicable.

Drive and manage process improvement with 3PLs/4PLs and freight forwarders to make distribution activities leaner and more efficient.

Managing the implementation of distribution related changes.

Managing the new route set up process for GES Supply chains (including Route Risk Assessment and master data set up to enable the smooth supply of product to customer)

Manage and participate in GES projects and work streams and provide operational shipping/distribution knowledge.

Issue management and proactive project involvement as well as accountabilities within GES planning processes.

Support Establish New Supply to Customer process to enable timely NPI launches and fast and smooth acquisitions and divestments and commercialization agreements.

Accountability for driving performance, continuous process improvements and cost efficiencies.

Build, maintain and develop customer / supplier / stakeholder relations (internal and external)

Lead or represent GES Planning in local and/or global projects (NPIs, BDs, Transfer projects, Business improvements, Distribution)

Manage smooth transition from project phase to BAU by developing standard framework

Sub BPO accountabilities within the relevant GES Planning processes.

Act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for relevant GES Planning processes.

Support and follow the AZ Business Planning processes.

Lead and participate in Practical Problem Solving and Continuous Improvements teams.

Requirements:
2+ years in Supply Chain Environment (Manufacturing, Planning)

Distribution & Logistics knowledge

Good knowledge and high-level overview of planning processes

Excellent communication and team working skills

The role holder should be fluent in spoken and written English

Commercially aware

Globally and culturally aware

Comfortable in defining new processes and seeking to continuously improve existing processes

Able to rapidly adapt to a constantly changing environment

Preferred Background:
Education requirements: A degree or equivalent in Business, Logistics, Sciences or Engineering is preferred, equivalent experience will be taken into account.

Experience in issue management and proactive project involvement within planning.

End-2-End Supply Chain knowledge

Commercial experience is a plus

About Randstad:
Proffice changed its name to Randstad in autumn 2016. With over 600,000 employees in around 40 countries, Randstad is the world's second-largest company in the field of recruitment and staffing.

As a consultant at Randstad, you are employed by us and work at the premises of one of our customers. You have the same benefits as you would at a traditional employer, with a collective agreement and benefits such as fitness subsidies, company healthcare, insurance and discounts on exercise cards.

Besides that, you also have a variety of career opportunities and get to encounter different corporate cultures and gain experience from a range of industries, which allows you to develop your skills and build up an interesting, varied CV. If you are looking for an employer that offers interesting assignments and new contact networks, you will enjoy working with us.

Deadline for applications: 2018-05-30

Selection and interviews will take place on a continuous basis. The post may be filled before the closing date, so please apply as soon as possible.

For information: Emilia Rasmusson emilia.rasmusson@randstad .se or Frida Schillberg frida.schillberg@randstad.se