Zimmer Biomet is a world leader in musculoskeletal health solutions. Our team members are part of a company with a heritage of leadership, a focus on shaping the future, and a mission dedicated to alleviating pain and improving the quality of life for people around the world.
This position will be responsible for the creation, and execution of a business critical Global Sales and Operations Planning process, including Global Product Discontinuation. Success in this role will require cross functional collaboration with Commercial (Marketing & Sales), Operational, Financial, and Supply Chain Planning organizations to create a unified Sales and Operations Planning process and deliverables.
Primary deliverables include monthly Sales & Operations plans by region (APAC, EMEA, Americas), comprehensive global roll-up of plans, scheduling and hosting the monthly S&OP meetings. This position will be involved with the successful alignment & implementation of S&OP plans hand-off of Revenue plans, Non-Revenue demand, and Set Forecasts and Supply Plans that are agreed upon in the S&OP process into the Demand & Supply Planning teams, through the full lifecycle of the product, including discontinuation.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Global Sales and Operations Planning process harmonization across global regions
Regional S&OP process execution
Global S&OP Meeting preparation, scheduling, and execution
Liaise with product portfolio management, supply chain management, demand, inventory supply planning and master data teams globally to ensure correct demand and supply signals throughout the supply chain are available timely
Expected Areas of Competence
Demand, Supply, and Inventory planning experience
ERP Systems experience (JDE & SAP preferred)
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to achieve results in a team oriented environment.
Aptitudes for process design
Strong organizational and follow up skills
Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Solid technical skill with Office based applications such as Excel, Word, Powerpoint
Comfortable with Presenting to large audiences and executive leaders
Bachelor in Supply Chain, Information Systems, Engineering, Finance or other technical field and 3-5 years’ experience required. Experience with planning and purchasing systems; Advanced knowledge of accounting principles and budgeting practices.
Up to 20%
At Zimmer Biomet, we believe in The Power of Us, which means that we are stronger together. We are committed to creating an environment where every team member feels included, respected, empowered, and celebrated.