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Associate Director, Global Sales and Operations Planning Lead



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Position Description

QIAGEN is one of the most successful biotech companies. As the leading provider of innovative purification technologies, molecular testing solutions, and smart bioinformatics, our customers are at the forefront of the molecular biology revolution, and advancing patient health.

The Global Sales and Operations Planning Lead will be an integral part of QIAGEN’s Integrated Business Planning process by providing data that helps drive better forecast accuracy and high service levels for internal and external customers globally.

The individual will be responsible to develop, lead and execute QIAGEN’s S&OP strategy, yielding improved value for customers and enhanced margin growth for the business.

Key responsibilities:

Sales and Operations Planning

* Lead the S&OP Governance implementation and monthly execution

* Lead a global integrated S&OP team to ensure proper coordination and effective execution of all related functional areas such as Global Demand and Capacity Planning and Global Inventory and Scrap Management

* Identify and highlight critical revenue risks caused by supply constraints and jointly develop and agree next steps – Demand & supply balancing

* Organize and lead monthly S&OP process

+ Identify cross-functional inconsistencies in the current sales and operations plan

+ Conduct monthly Inventory at Risk Meeting

+ Conduct monthly Scrap Review Meeting

+ Facilitate & lead the monthly Executive S&OP Meeting

+ Ensure realistic plans are agreed to in the S&OP meetings and that those plans are executed effectively

+ Review and summarize identified plans, issues, recommendations, and commitments

* Monitor and manage performance across the S&OP process

+ Ensure that the established KPIs are properly used, that they accurately reflect the situation, and that appropriate corrective actions are taken

* Facilitate communication and engage with key stakeholders to resolve cross-functional issues by coordinating with all functional heads and elevating issues to the executive for resolutions as needed

Supply Chain

* Lead the development of the exception-based orders reporting and future exception-based order policy

* Lead the e-commerce outlet development with cross-functional coordination

* Work with demand planning to resolve demand/supply imbalances caused by proposed changes to promotions and events

* Resolve any planning conflicts resulting from capacity, distribution, or material issues within set policies

* Develop and update contingency plans and decision rules for resolving issues related to supply issues and service interruption

Our requirements

  • University degree in scientific or technical subject or equivalent experience

  • Significant business experience in Supply Chain Management with extensive knowledge of S&OP process

  • Background in process improvements, product launches, production/demand planning with a deep understanding of supply chain functions, leading practices, and issues

  • Experience in two or more of the following disciplines: Supply Chain Planning, Demand Management/Forecasting, Logistics, Production Planning Procurement, Order Management, Inventory Management

  • Experience in SAP or other ERP systems is a plus

  • Experience with leading and organizing cross-functional teams and supply chain projects in a global set-up including policy development and performance tracking is preferred

  • Competence with measuring and analyzing supply chain costs, experience with advanced planning tools and knowledge of issue tracking databases are preferred

What we offer

At the heart of QIAGEN are our people who drive our success. We act with passion, always challenging the status quo to drive innovation and continuous improvement. We inspire with our leadership and make an impact with our actions. We create a collaborative, safe and engaging workplace which forms the basis for high performing individuals and teams. We drive accountability and entrepreneurial decision-making and want you to excel your growth and shape the future of QIAGEN.

We offer:

- Possibility to develop in an international company

- Training and development programs

- Private medical care

- Group Life Insurance

- Multisport card

- Flexible benefits platform

- Language classes

- Pension Scheme (PPE) after 12 months

- Childcare subsidy

- Happy Monday :)

- Friendly atmosphere

- Casual dress code

- Attractive location (Sky Tower)

Please make sure to send an English version of your CV!

QIAGEN is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, or disability.

  • Benefits

  • private medical care

  • sharing the costs of foreign language classes

  • sharing the costs of professional training & courses

  • life insurance

  • integration events

  • retirement pension plan

  • no dress code

  • coffee / tea

  • drinks

  • extra social benefits

  • employee referral program

  • charity initiatives


At the heart of QIAGEN’s business is a vision to make improvements in life possible.

We are on an exciting mission to make a real difference in science and healthcare. We are still the entrepreneurial company we started out as and have today achieved a size where we can bring our full power to many initiatives and to our presence across the globe.

Our most valuable asset are our employees – more than 5000 in over 35 locations around the world. Our ambition is to ensure we have outstanding and passionate people working in the best teams and we are constantly looking for new talent to join us.

There are few players who have shaped the world of modern science and healthcare as much as QIAGEN, and we have only just started.

If you are looking to advance your career, are seeking new challenges and opportunities, enjoy working in dynamic and international, diverse teams and want to make a real impact on people’s lives, then QIAGEN is where you need to be.

Join us. At QIAGEN, you make a difference every da

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