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Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Demand Planner in Sant Cugat del Valles, Spain

Would you like to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to enhance the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company that since 1909 has been working to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. We are leaders in plasma-derived medicines and transfusion medicine and develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 110 countries and regions.

We believe that diversity adds value to our business, our teams and our culture. We are committed to equal employment opportunities that foster an inclusive environment.

We are looking for a Demand Planner to join Demand Planning Department of Grifols International SA.

Reporting to the Senior Manager Demand Planning, you will be the responsible to create and to manage regional demand plan for a group of products of Grifols Diagnostics Division.

What your responsibilities will be

  • Manage demand planning processes and tools. Develop and stablish high level of collaboration between departments.

  • Owner of the planning processes, tools, flows and templates.

  • Focus on sales forecast management and sales forecast quality (accuracy & BIAS) improvement.

  • Lead consensus demand plan and coordinate local demand review.

  • Ensure that all planning activities happen on time with the right quality.

  • Manage new product launches and product lifecycle situations and adjust planning processes and tools properly.

  • Develop and implement process improvements or any other related project by partnering with other Grifols functions like finance, industrial, IT and the rest of Supply Chain

  • Collaborate with other departments on data flows to support integrated planning.

  • Deliver full visibility to the business on the demand plan and the financial reconciliation associated to them.

  • Monitor critical planning parameters and metrics.

  • Ensure parameters alignment within regions, service level and production capacity.

  • Monitor root cause analysis and action plan implementation for any metrics deviation.

  • Provide visibility to all stakeholders on their performance against the plan.

  • Provide the information to facilitate strategic decisions on issue resolution & gap closing.

Who you are

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, education, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).

  • Bachelor’s Degree of Engineering, Supply Chain Management or related discipline.

  • At least 2 years of experience in Demand Planning, being preferred in pharmaceutical industry.

  • Advanced level of English.

  • Experience or knowledge of SAP SD/MM/PP or similar ERP.

  • Advanced level in MS Excel and other MS products (PowerPoint, Word, Access).

  • Excellent analytical skill to interpret complex data and effective problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.

  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with all levels of management and cross-functional teams.

  • Team working skills.

  • Proactive self-starter dedicated to continuous improvement.

  • Proven ability to work under pressure in ambiguous situations and respond appropriately in a timely manner.

What we offer

It is a brilliant opportunity for you, Grifols is fully aware that its employees are one of its major assets. We are committed to maintaining an atmosphere that encourages all our employees to develop their professional careers in an excellent working environment.

Information about Grifols is available at If you are interested in joining our company and you have what it takes for such an exciting position, then don’t hesitate to apply! We look forward to receiving your application!

Grifols is an equal opportunity employer.

Flexibility for U Program: Hybrid Model

Flexible schedule: Monday-Thursday 7-10 to 16-19h and Friday 8-15h.

Benefits package

Contract of Employment: Permanent position

Location: Sant Cugat del Vallès

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Req ID: 516064

Type: Indefinido tiempo completo

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