Allergan Supply Planner in Parsippany, New Jersey

Supply Planner

Parsippany, New Jersey, United States at

Sep 09, 2016Post Date

150802Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceuticals and biologic products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of best-in-class products that provide novel treatments for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology, anti-infective and cardiovascular therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives.

Our success is powered by our world-class team’s commitment to being Bold for Life. Together, we build bridges, power ideas, act fast and drive results for our customers and patients around the world by always doing what it is right.

Join one of the world’s fastest growing pharmaceutical companies!

At Allergan you will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced, strategic environment where bold, innovative thinking isn’t just welcomed, it’s encouraged. Across all functions, we relish the opportunity to help our people fulfill their potential. Our rapid growth strategy means plenty of opportunities to step into the spotlight.

Position Description

The Supply Planner is responsible for the development and execution of the global supply plan. This position will be responsible for translating the sales forecast into a supply plan for manufacturing execution, providing requirements to internal and third party manufacturing sites, working closely with sites to ensure on-time delivery of finished goods according to requirements, managing daily inventory requirements through direct coordination with other functional groups, but not limited to, Logistics, Procurement, Regulatory, Quality Assurance, Sales, and Marketing. The Supple Planner will ensure best practices are leveraged in Supply and Inventory Management processes for Global Finished Goods. This position reports to the Associate Director, Global Supply Planning.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

  • Develop global supply plan based on sales forecast and manufacturing constraints.

  • Translate supply plan into executable purchase orders with third party manufactures.

  • Work with internal and third party manufactures on a routine basis to deliver requested finished goods inventory according to scheduled timeline and quantity requirements.

  • Ensure the adherence to Global Operations standards for Supply Planning and Third Party Manufacturing.

  • Participate in the development of the supply planning strategy and implement relevant elements.

  • Optimize inventory/supply holdings to limit excess and obsolete inventory while ensuring satisfaction of customer orders.

  • Coordinate inventory shipments amongst operational and quality teams to ensure seamless delivery to distribution centers.

  • Balance inventory requirements to minimize the potential for back-orders.

  • Support the Sales and Operations Planning Process (S&OP) through relevant metric reporting and summary of key supply/capacity constraints.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, or related degree

  • 3-5 years of related Supply Planning business experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, or related degree