• United States Of America, Usa

Job Description:

At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change we seize it and make it happen, because an opportunity no matter how small can be the start of something big Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognising their potential

Big success can come from seeing potential in something small We empower our people to seek these out, and we support them to pursue the opportunities they find

Global Supply Chain & Strategy (GSC&S) is responsible for driving and delivering value from AstraZenecas product supply chains Its focus is on leveraging maximum competitive advantage by enabling end-to-end supply chain integration and embedding Lean among Global Operations key strategic drivers

The team is located across the US, UK and Sweden and their priorities are to optimise AstraZenecas manufacturing and supply assets and drive supply chain performance, whilst also embedding and standardising ways of working across supply chains and within the Global Supply Chain team

If you would like to work in a dynamic and progressive organization, have a passion for supply chain and solving business problems using data and analytics, then this job is for you

This is a great opportunity for someone with good supply chain knowledge, excellent analysis skills and project management experience to be a key member of the Supply Chain Analytics group at AstraZeneca

Key accountabilities

In this role, your primary responsibility will be to provide Customer Service to our Key Supply Chain Partners You will play an important role in delivering and shaping the future of analytics in the supply chain organization, including creating new metrics, evaluating new solutions and approaches, and progressing the use of advanced analytics including big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence for Supply Chain

You will engage with key stakeholders within the Analytics Function to advance the quality of analysis and business intelligence capabilities You will develop and own improvement plans, prioritize them, and help getting them implemented by working with other members in the team, end users and IT team

You will be responsible for analysing different aspects of supply chain performance and evaluating opportunities for improvement Your responsibilities will include understanding and supporting key Supply Chain planning processes, managing performance metrics, and delivering insights through detail analysis You will support global supply chain processes such as the monthly S&OP cycle and annual business planning reviews You will work alongside supply chain leaders to deliver solutions that align to business priorities both now and in the future

You will get the opportunity to work on multiple projects to implement new solutions or changes to existing BI solutions originating from changes in processes and technology, or as part of continuous improvement

You will have the opportunity to participate in many of the strategic initiatives like Enterprise Demand Excellence, Supply Chain Digitalization, Network Strategy, Synchronization, and the Inventory program

Essential Skills

Strong analytical capabilities and advanced Excel skills
Experience with BI tools (Qlik, PowerBI, SAP Business Objects, Tableau, MicroStrategy)
Ability to use data to influence business decisions and drive desired behaviours
Understanding of Supply Chain concepts and experience in a Planning/Inventory/Logistics/Forecasting role
Ability to effectively present complex information to senior leaders in concise manner
Organizational skills and project/program management experience
Ability to handle ambiguity and change both effectively and pragmatically
Bachelors degree in a relevant discipline
5 years plus Analytics experience

Preferred Skills

SAP ECC and APO experience
Consulting experience / Supply Chain experience across multiple industries
Familiarity with data science concepts, machine learning, and artificial intelligence
Knowledge of database and data structures

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements

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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical/Medicine, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 18th Apr 2020

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