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Supply Chain Planner - 12 Months FTC

Kyowa Kirin International
Marlow, Buckinghamshire (GB)
Competitive salary + Bonus
Start date
19 Jul 2022
Closing date
18 Aug 2022

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Operations, Supply Chain Management
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
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Job Details

Job Purpose:


Execution and control of supply chain activity for assigned products/product families, providing specialist product knowledge to the business with regard to manufacture, supply, planning, scheduling, and compliance.

  • Master scheduling, inventory, and procurement responsibility (up to approved financial limit) for assigned products/product families
  • Ownership of the medium/long-term supply plan for a portfolio of products and accountable for continuity of supply and risk-management
  • Performance monitoring, KPI management and escalation for assigned CMOs
  • Maintenance of GDP records for assigned products/product families
  • Primary point of contact for all affiliate & partner communication regarding product supply for their portfolio
  • Liaison with Technical and Artwork teams for assigned products/product families


The role:

  • Demand analysis
  • Requirements planning & inventory management
  • KPI tracking and performance management
  • Inventory procurement and purchase order management
  • Input to Supply Review Meetings and Sales & Operations Planning processes
  • Responding to affiliate, partner, pre-wholesaler or customer enquiries and needs
  • Financial reconciliation of inventory and non-inventory purchasing
  • Maintenance of GxP records and reports
  • Change control and management


Kyowa Kirin International (KKI) represents the International region of the Kyowa Kirin Group, a Japan-based Global Specialty Pharmaceutical Company that discovers, develops and delivers novel medicines with life-changing value. KKI employs nearly 800 people across Europe and the Middle East. We are a highly successful and rapidly growing specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the development and commercialisation of innovative

Making people smile

Our values guide us every step of the way. At Kyowa Kirin, our ambition is clear: to help bring a smile to everyone we work with and serve, whether it’s through a medicine to treat a rare disease, a collaboration with the community or a benefit to our employees. We bring a long-term heritage built on scientific discovery and backed by a relentless determination to meet the needs of the patients who count on us.  We connect with those who are impacted by our efforts, to continually improve how we can meet their needs. And we relentlessly pursue an environment that allows innovation to flourish. All as part of our mission to change lives and brighten futures. At Kyowa Kirin, we will continue to demonstrate the unique value of our medicines for those who need them, to be efficient and agile in the ways we operate in order to achieve more, to inspire and empower our own employees, and to respond to the needs of the communities we serve. We are committed to a bright future, grounded in our desire to bring a smile to people each and every day.

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2 Globeside
Fieldhouse Lane
United Kingdom
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