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Lilly Senior Supply Chain Analyst in Toronto, Ontario

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Full-Time Employment - FTE


As a Senior Supply Chain Analyst at Lilly Canada, you will manage a diverse portfolio across the product life cycle, from launch to legacy products. You will lead, execute and measure inbound and outbound supply chain processes for Canada and collaborate with multiple internal and external business partners. The scope of your role includes oversight of finished products, supply sites, customs brokers, wholesalers, distribution channels and third party logistics providers. Key responsibilities include:Maintaining appropriate levels of inventory for all products in your portfolio: Monitoring inventory levels, and reviewing, evaluating and analyzing the impact of business or operations changes to supply and developing action plans to mitigatePerforming inventory management duties, such as Safety Stock analysis, SOQ review and monitoring short-dated inventory Working closely with supply sites to monitor shipment plans Proactively identifying products at risk of stock-out; developing and executing action plans to mitigate low supply; maintaining allocations in SAP per the portfolioActively communicating real or potential supply issues with key internal business partners and management to minimize impact to operations and customersOverseeing launch activities Performing, or ensuring others perform, supply chain controls as outlined in Lilly’s Green Book to maintain Class A certification in Operational Standards in Supply Chain Excellence (OSSCE)Monitoring and minimizing obsolescence for the PortfolioParticipating in process improvement projects either locally or globally-drivenPrimary contact for supply sites, external partners, and vendors. Developing and maintaining strong relationships with Lilly’s third party wholesalers, warehouses and suppliersWorking with supply sites, customs brokers, third party logistics providers, wholesalers and shared service centre to identify and address performance issues and trends, and overseeing implementation of corrective and preventative (CAPA) measuresReplenishing third party warehouse for hospital distribution, resolving customer service issues, identifying performance issues and trends, overseeing implementation of corrective and preventative (CAPA) measures and process improvements, developing customer communicationsLeading supplier assessments and performance improvement processes including creating and reviewing reports on performance and compliance with specific contractual obligations/metricsBusiness partnership Leading monthly Sales and Operations Planning meetings for the portfolio, providing guidance to the business to ensure adequate supply for current and future stateDeveloping and providing management reports, complete data analysis and business rationale on supply chain changes as neededActively communicate real or potential supply issues and updates to key internal business partners for the PortfolioProviding input on communications for internal and external customers, including weekly backorders, product launches, changes or withdrawals, revised shipping schedules and ad hocSubject matter expert for inbound and outbound supply chain activities, and providing guidance to and working on strategic initiatives with internal and external partnersApplying your expertise to provide analytical insight into wholesaler trends, market demand trends, channel stocking levels and various monthly reporting

Basic Qualificiations:

Bachelor’s in Engineering, Supply Chain or a related discipline or a Master’s in Business Administration in Finance or Supply Chain ManagementA minimum of 5 years of experience in procurement, supply planning, demand planning, inventory management and Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP)Deep knowledge and experience with SAP in the Advance Planning and Order to Cash modulesCapable of complex business and financial analyses, problem-solving and influencing business decisionsAble to build consensus and lead without authority Excellent communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, organizational skillsAble to deal with a high-stress, fast-paced environmentResults-orientedDemonstrates maturity and professionalismProject managementProcess optimizationUnderstanding of the pharmaceutical industry is an assetAPICS certification is considered an assetLa maîtrise du français serait un atout.

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Eli Lilly Canada is committed to employment equity. We encourage applications from qualified women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities.

Company Overview:

At Lilly, we are inspired to make a difference in people’s lives every single day, by discovering life-changing medicines, better understanding disease-management, and supporting people who are living with illness and their families and friends. Our work today—from our research programs to our volunteer initiatives—is a reflection of our heritage. We unite caring with discovery to make medicines that make life better for people around the world. We are committed to investing in our employees, through competitive salaries, training and development, health, and the opportunity to do good. The pharmaceutical industry is a complex, rapidly changing environment and we are looking for highly capable people to help us accomplish our mission!

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Region: North America

City: Toronto

State: Ontario

Country: Canada

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Req Id: 53177BR