About the Position *About Baxter* Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-centre dialysis sterile IV solutions infusion systems and devices parenteral nutrition surgery products and anesthetics and pharmacy automation, software and services. Baxter s employees worldwide are building upon the company s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care. *A Career That Matters* Baxter s employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are passionate about applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the millions of people worldwide who depend on our medically necessary therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access to healthcare, innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day. *Production Planner* * Operationally responsible for inventory management & allocation for Finished Goods. * Key point of contact for across functional teams within Baxter Distribution, country logistics, country & supplier quality, regulatory affairs & marketing. * Communication with internal & external suppliers to procure products in line with regional objectives (service level, inventory targets, freight cost), ensure delivery of the products on-time & in full and organize country allocations * Drive new product launch & conversions for the portfolio where applicable. * Participate in process and system improvement for planning activity. * Be part of a team - offering support and back up for colleagues. * * *Role Responsibilities* * Ensure demand is in line with market trend, launch plans and LRP (long-range plan), supporting Plant operations planning and S&OP reviews. * Ensure all items required for product lifecycle (Launch/End of Life) are forecasted in partnership with CLA (Country Logistics Analyst) / Franchise forecast lead. * Clearly summarise regional demand plan, identify, and communicate risk. * Produce master production schedules. * Translate operational plan into financial inventory plan to feed EMEA cash flow planning and ensure achievement of plan. * Main point of contact for process improvement * Utilise pipeline management tool to control and analyse pipeline * Utilise experience to define solutions/recommendations to solve issues * Drive initiative to reduce the inventory pipeline and increase turns performance of the portfolio. * Proactively communicates supply risk to project team together with proposed solutions * Works with Supply Chain manager and countries in case of pipeline blockages to re-define priorities * Represents EMEA SC planning and deployment in regional and global multifunctional forums * Ensures Supply Chain KPI s are updated on time for regional and global scorecards Experience * Procurement planning in-depth understanding of how to control inventory levels based on Re-Order Point/Lead Time/safety stock * Demand planning * Sales and operations planning * Strong leadership skills including leading projects with broad scope and impact outside own department & promotes teamwork between departments * Understanding of all aspects of the financial impact of supply chain activity including profitability, turns, service level & inventory control * Strong communication skills across all layers of the organization & ability to develop rapport with other functional & regional peers/leaders * Solutions driven with the ability to simplify the complex & drive speedy optimal business scenario planning & decision making * Innovative problem solver with the confidence to challenge the status quo & gain the buy in of stakeholders at all layers of the organization *What we offer* This is a challenging opportunity and a chance to work in a diverse team with a great mix of people across various countries in Europe and beyond. Joining Baxter means joining a team that you can truly learn from! You will be involved in exciting commercial projects which will make a difference to both the company and patients. If you have an interest in this great opportunity and think you can make a difference then this could well be the role for you. To find out more about working at Baxter, go to *Who we are* Do you want to learn more about our business? Go to Baxter touches millions of lives every day. Our products and services are essential building blocks of healthcare. You ll find Baxter s products and therapies on nearly every floor, in almost every hospital worldwide. You ll find us in clinics and in the home. Patients and providers rely on Baxter for lifesaving renal and medical products. Our mission to save and sustain lives inspires our work and our commitment to expanding access to care, providing cost-effective healthcare solutions, delivering quality products and advancing innovations for the world. Our 50,000 employees serve patients and clinicians in more than 100 countries and are dedicated to ensuring Baxter is there when patients need care. Our inclusive culture and a diverse workforce drives innovation, creates trusted partnerships with customers, suppliers, and community partners, and contributes to the success and sustainability of our business. Equal Opportunity Employer Discrimination Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic. **Job ** **Supply Chain* **Organization ** **Global Operations - Supply Chain* **Title ** *Production Planner* **Location ** *GBR-London-Thetford* **Requisition ID ** *190005NU* no - Principals only. 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Production Planner

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