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Lilly Supply Chain Manager in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island



  • Demand Management / Supply Alignment

  • Understand the statements of demand and significant changes for all products manufactured on site.

  • Generation of capacity plans and options for increasing / decreasing capacity based upon demand changes

  • Understand safety stock policies and assure adherence

  • Work with Operations, TSMS, Quality, Engineering, Regulatory and Finance to help deliver the best plans to meet global demands

  • Assure new product launches within business / affiliate are aligned with global launch dates and plans. Help coordinate all supply chain aspects of a launch out of the site.

  • Work with business and site to establish minimum, maximum and safety stock targets for each item

  • Support CORRS initiatives within the site.

  • Planning: understand the impact of manufacturing changes, regulatory changes, managed supply, etc. and assure that these changes are incorporated in site plans

  • Understand the needs of the market and communicate supply chain design and distribution opportunities to improve the flexibility and response of manufacturing into the market. Communicate issues back to Supply Chain leadership to determine methodology for resolution - project, six sigma effort, etc.

  • Create a sense of credibility and effectiveness within the site and with global customers that both strategic and tactical issues are brought to the Supply Chain Leader’s attention for action plan and resolution. Develop and use a wide network of resources in the central group to help bring solutions to the site.

  • Facilitate the weekly site S&OP processes

  • Participate in central processes that impact the site: such as inventory targeting, business planning, budgeting, provisions, launches, etc.

  • Help drive the supply chain and distribution strategy for the particular products manufactured at the site.

  • Metrics: Provide a series of metrics that determine the overall health of the product supply, such as PIWIR, FPCS, Managed Supply, Back Orders, On time Launch, etc.

  • Participate in improvement projects at the site that impact productivity, planning, scheduling and meeting customer requirements.

  • Drive key initiatives such as safety culture, Quality and Compliance, Root Cause Analysis.

Establish and maintain effective communication of potential issues, resolutions and / or impact with appropriate stakeholders.

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Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Animal Health/Pharmaceutical industry and supply chain experience in direct operations, and familiarity with FDA and other regulatory requirements

  • Experience interfacing with various manufacturing functional groups, such as production, logistics, quality control, quality assurance, and technical services

  • Business knowledge and ability to develop supply chain strategies

  • Experience with ERP, SAP, GPR/APO, S4 Hanna

Additional Information:

The Elanco Site Supply Chain Manager represents the knowledge and capability of supply chain principles and techniques that can be applied to all the products produced at the site to ensure supply meets the needs of the market. The role dictates both a strategic approach and a tactical implementation function. The role needs to integrate within the site to fully understand the sites lead times, capacities and capabilities. The role includes direct responsibility for all supply, new product launch, change control (source changes, regulatory changes, and label and market access changes), inventory and warehouse, packaging and distribution environment.

  • The focus is on communicating supply chain issues and opportunities into appropriate language and metrics for the business to be informed and make improved decisions

  • This role facilitates a strong S&OP/R&OP processes within the site.

  • The role includes managing, motivating and developing a team of supply chain individuals to deliver and grow the business (planners, schedulers, packaging, warehouse and distribution, purchasing, procurement, and master date)

  • Understanding all supply chain aspects impacting the site; launch, product regulatory changes, manufacturing source changes, label changes, product growths and declines, inventory policy, distribution changes and requirements, etc. to allow effective delivery of global supply resulting in full demand realization. .

The role is part of the extended Lead Team and contributes to key decisions and the direction of the site. This position works closely with Global and Network Supply Chain Leadership to assure customer needs are met and CORRS standards are implemented and maintained.


Supply Chain Manager

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Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ experience in supply chain management

  • Strong team player with previous supervisory experience

  • Demonstrated learning agility

  • Knowledge of supply chain tools and business processes

  • Experience with project management & planning

  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate effectively

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

  • Bachelor’s degree





State / Province:

Prince Edward Island


North America