Website Takeda

Job Description

As a Master Planner you generate midterm supply and production plans for a portfolio of Human Plasma derived products and you hold the overall supply chain planning responsibility for these products.

If you are excited to work in a global environment, to deal with life-saving products and to know that with your work you can improve the life of our patients, then don’t hesitate and send us still today your application!

Your (new) Opportunity:

  • Balance supply with demand respecting production capacity and market needs; generate and maintain Master Production Schedule (MPS)
  • Generate monthly Sales & Operations (S&OP) plans and communicate to S&OP team
  • Align with site operations and finance on capacity usage; provide input for budget process
  • Interface with production planners to ensure execution of the MPS and resolve urgent supply  issues
  • Responsible for midterm inventory planning
  • Support long-range planning & value stream maps for the respective product portfolio and support strategic operations
  • Ensure link from supply chain to stakeholders in site operations, finance, S&OP team and marketing
  • Participate in projects important to secure long-term market supply
  • Work on continuous improvement of supply chain planning tool(s) (setup maintenance, report generation and the overall planning process)

Your Skills and Qualifications:

  • Education in Business Administration, Industrial Engineering or Business Informatics with a focus on logistics or supply chain management
  • Work experience in logistics and/or production environment desirable, preferably in the pharmaceutical or chemical industry
  • Outstanding business acumen as well as commercial and financial understanding
  • Flexible personality enjoying work in a dynamic and complex supply chain environment –  capable and willing to adjust to shifting priorities and able to make sound decisions in an environment where complete information is not always available
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, in particular good knowledge of mixed integer / linear optimization
  • Profound knowledge of  ERP systems (e.g. JDE), supply chain planning tools and MS Office
  • Language skills: German and English (excellent), additional languages appreciated
  • Outstanding written, oral and interpersonal communication and presentation skills

At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work. Takeda encourages and supports its employees by trainings, job rotations and mentoring. A balanced work – life ratio (recognition for work and family, company kindergarten) and numerous benefits (fitness center, cafeteria, etc.) complete our profile as a top employer. For more insights into Takeda click here.

We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world. Gender, age, skin color, background or sexual orientation play no role in this as we actively promote diversity. We equally address people with disabilities. In the course of a recruitment process which is as free of barriers as possible, we encourage you to mention all relevant information in this context in your application.

Motivated employees must be remunerated appropriately. The minimum salary for this important and responsible position is € 4.439,- gross per month (full time, collective wage agreement for the chemical industry). The actual remuneration package will be guided by your professional experience and your qualifications, so increased payment is possible.


AUT – Wien – Benatzkygasse 2-6

Vienna, Austria

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Job ID R0028504

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