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Senior Supply Chain Planning Process Manager

Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Location: Rochester
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Supply Chain Planning Process Manager

Requisition ID: 147681BR

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of more than $24 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.


This role will be based in Rochester, NY and will require travel to various LPD sites globally, as needed (once travel resumes). Relocation assistance to Rochester has been approved for the right talent.

How will you make an impact?

The Senior Supply Chain Planning Process Manager will lead Global production planning strategy for LPD. They will drive tools for divisions for transparency and gap analysis vs financial commitment for global picture. This role is responsible for analytics, process and reporting within supply chain and interacts with all related planning groups to ensure customer satisfaction across the end-to-end supply chain.

What will you do?

  • Accountable for customer service, inventory, schedule attainment, backorder and LIFR

  • Drive the production scheduling process and local ERP

  • Process owner of production/scheduling planning process and related ERP system data

  • Drive ERP data integrity and inventory policy adherence

  • Communicate and align production ERP related strategies with leadership to help drive revenue and profitability through ERP utilization

  • Accountable for the production planning and system usage metrics and visibility in Power BI

Projects, Process, Analytics

  • Drive analytics for process improvements along the end to end supply chain

  • Drive inventory analytics and improvements

  • Project management of improvements within supply chain

  • Engage on with internal and external short, mid and long-term projects to lead any mitigation activities with a PPI approach

  • Understand LPD metrics tracked on supply chain and ensures that internal reporting, processes and procedures support and align with achieving these metrics

  • Lead monthly (or other cadence) report-out to Leadership on the status of metrics and necessary actions

  • Receives assignments in the form of objectives with goals and the process by which to meet goals

  • Responsible for short-term day-to-day, weekly, or monthly deliverables

  • Recommends changes to unit or sub-unit policies

  • Management reviews work to measure meeting of objectives

  • Accountable for customer service, inventory, and cost

How will you get here?


  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, or related field is required; Master of Business Administration (MBA) or other advanced degree preferred.


  • Minimum of 8-10+ years of progressive experience within production planning/supply chain.

  • Demonstrated expertise in ERP/MRP Planning systems, including all relevant planning parameters such as inventory controls, replenishment, warehouse management and procurement functionality in ERP and best-of-breed software solutions is strongly preferred, with specific emphasis on SAP ECC, EWM and APO.

Preferred Qualifications and Requirements:

  • APICS certification

  • Six Sigma Green / Black Belt Certification

  • Excel Power User

  • Power BI

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, Access, Outlook).

  • Solid understanding of concepts of inventory flow and management throughout the supply chain.

  • Strong customer service focus.

  • Ability to develop and provide reports to satisfy ongoing inquires on inventory, capacity and product availability.

  • Developing professional expertise, applies company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues.

  • Exercises judgment and independence in identifying next steps.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate critical information.

  • Good problem solving and reasoning skills to effectively deal with problems varying in complexity relative to job level.

  • Embodies our Thermo Fisher values of Integrity, Involvement, Intensity and Innovation.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Keywords: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., Rochester , Senior Supply Chain Planning Process Manager, Other , Rochester, New York

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