Supply Chain Specialist

MSD Danmark A/S

Demand Planning in a GDP setting

Take on a pivotal role with demand planning in a major pharma affiliate
Do you want to make a difference in the Supply Chain division of MSD in the Nordics this is your chance! This exciting new job opportunity for an aspiring Supply Chain professional will bring your experience with international cross functional planning and coordination to a new level.

As a Demand Planner, you will develop the demand plan for vital pharmaceuticals in a cross-functional setting to achieve optimal customer satisfaction. You will work collaboratively with Business Unit Managers, Product Management, Commercial and Finance Teams to ensure directional alignment with Danish demand trends, and you will be part of a Nordic team reporting to the Supply Chain Manager covering Nordics, Baltics and Central Europe and work close together with an experienced colleague in Denmark.

How will you make an impact?
Your main focus will be analyzing, coordinating, planning and reporting around the sales forecasts. As we daily receive multiple sales reports from our primary vendor, and bi-monthly update our market prices the impact of goods sold will need to be closely aligned with our European supplies and stocks. On a daily basis, you will make revisions on both the quantity and the destination of the goods, and as such you will have significant influence on the supply chain. You will follow-up closely with our vendor/client to ensure a stable supply of our products, which must then be delivered in due time.

Broad range of tasks in a flexible working invironment
The role is broad and contains variable tasks with a major focus on cross functional coordination of sales and forecasts and secondary on supporting internal stakeholder with reports, support and price updates etc. The key tasks are:

  • Ensuring optimal stock levels to meet market demand while still being in compliance with regulatory requirements on updated components
  • Acting as a Demand Planner for the country by collecting all the necessary information from the internal and external stakeholders and coordinate between the Manufacturing Devision, MSD and our key customer
  • Organize and manage Demand planning meetings with necessary stakeholders, prepare data for all participants and make suggestions for changes
  • Providing the Finance Director with all relevant information on a current basis and as required
  • Ensuring bi-monthly price changes are maintained in official price list

You hold a commercial Bachelor or Master of Science degree preferably in Supply Chain Management and have worked with Supply Chain management or purchasing for at least 2-3 years – preferably in an international environment. You will need very good communication skills and a positive mind-set in order to interact with both external suppliers and customers. You take pride in consistently delivering high quality work, on time, and in a pro-active way. On top of that, you are able to prioritize your assignments in an ever-changing and dynamic environment, where you constantly assess the consequences and risks in the decisions you make.

You have a structured way of working with data and your analytical skills enables you to focus on the aspects of relevance and see through the complexity within planning. Experience with planning in SAP combined with excellent Excel knowledge would be an advantage.

The recruitment process is carried out in collaboration with the consulting company Compass Human Resources Group A/S. Please submit your CV and application in English on – If you would like to find out more about this position before submitting your application, please do not hesitate to contact Director, Tom Zehngraff on tel.: +45 70 20 12 75. Please note that we will reply to the email address from which you send your CV.

About MSD in the Nordics:
“For over 125 years and counting our company has revolutionised global health care. Today, more than 800 people work for our company in the Nordics alone. Innovation is our life’s blood, and you will be a part of developing new and customer centric health care solutions that go beyond medicine to help people be well and live better lives during treatment. We have a strong pipeline of products within medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products. We work every day to make healthcare accessible to as many as possible, which requires top talent within both R&D, marketing, finance, health economy and policy shaping. Globally, we operate in 140 countries and demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships.”

Deadline for application: As soon as possible
Copenhagen, Havneholmen
MSD Danmark A/S