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Location: Malta, Malta Reference: KR915171 Date Posted: 10/11/2017

Supply Chain Planner - Pharmaceuticals - Malta

GRS Recruitment Malta, on behalf our client, are seeking to find an experienced professional to join their Logistics Team as a Supply Chain Planner. Our client is a global, privately owned pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and selling generic, brand, over-the counter brands (OTC’s) and bio-similar products for patients around the world. The company has commercial operations in 35 countries.

The Supply Planner will responsible for the development and execution of the supply plan. This position will be responsible for translating the sales forecast into a supply plan for providing requirements to internal and third party manufacturing sites, working closely with sites to ensure on-time delivery of finished goods, bulk, and API according to requirements, managing daily inventory requirements through direct coordination with other functional groups. 

The successful candidate will join our clients Logistics team in Malta on a full-time basis


  • Develop supply plan based on sales forecast
  • Translate supply plan into executable purchase orders and stock transfer orders
  • Work with internal and third party manufactures on a routine basis to deliver requested finished goods, bulk, and API inventory
  • Participate in the development of the supply planning strategy and implementation
  • Optimize inventory/supply holdings to limit excess and obsolete inventory
  • Balance inventory requirements to minimize the potential for back-orders
  • Support the Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning Process (SIOP)
  • Participate in new product introduction and product transfer teams
  • Ensure policies and procedures are in place and documented


  • Capable of business and financial analysis and influencing business decisions. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with good negotiation and persuasive skills
  • Stakeholder Management is key and communication are key
  • Excellent written and oral skills and strong process facilitation skills
  • Ability to lead without direct authority
  • Qualified candidates will have a BS / BA in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Operations Management or related degree,
  • Minimum 3 years of related work experience
  • Qualified candidates will have knowledge of Supply Chain concepts and "Best Practices."
  • Strong process and systems knowledge preferred. 
  • Specific experience in the areas of Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Materials Management, Inventory Management and Sales / Operations Planning strongly preferred
  • APICS or equivalent certification preferred 
  • Experience with Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and other regulatory requirements preferred

Due to the high volume of applications we receive at GRS Recruitment, only shortlisted candidates will be responded to. 

Job details:

Job Title: Supply Chain Planner - Pharmaceuticals - Malta
Location: Malta, Malta
Telephone: +356 21 240 150
Reference number: KR915171

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If you are interested in the above position please send your CV to Kabir Rai at the following email address or contact me by phone +356 21 240 150 quoting the above reference number.

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