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Teva Pharmaceuticals Director Supply Chain Planning, Solids Manufacturing in Parsippany, New Jersey

Director Supply Chain Planning, Solids Manufacturing

Date: May 5, 2022

Location: Parsippany, New Jersey, US, 07054

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas. We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

The Director, Supply Chain Planning will drive effective operation, execution, and coordination of supply planning activities in the SMSP sites. The director will help monitor and continuously improve the supply chain planning capabilities (people, processes, and systems) to drive the SC health and performance in term of service level, inventory optimization and improved costs. This position will work closely with its peers in Global Planning to ensure consistency in the planning practices and alignment with the global SC goals and targets.

Essential Functions

  • Ensure planning processes and routines at the sites to secure customer service and to prevent stock outs

  • Manage supply risks and escalations to mitigate and contain supply issues

  • Support the S&OP process including handling demand and supply imbalances, drug shortages, global allocation initiation, excess stock risk, etc.

  • Work with the SC heads to build the inventory optimization plan

  • Help drive inventory optimization program and projects at the site level

  • Run routine checks of inventory at risks in the sites which results in risk mitigation and write off avoidance action plan

  • Participate in the operational unit write-off governance forums

  • Coach and build the SC teams


  • Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in Supply Chain Management or Industrial Engineering. Master's degree preferred

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in the field of Supply Chain Management and Operations or comparable function in pharmaceutical or medical device industries

  • Supply Chain certification preferred


Supply Chain

Sub Function

Supply Chain and Logistics

Reports To

Sr Director, Supply Chain

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