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Inventory Planner (Supply Chain)

Location: Saint Louis, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Supply Chain

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.






We are looking for a Inventory Planner to support operational replenishment flows within the 3 distribution centers in the United States.

This position will report to the Worldwide Stock Deployment Associate Director within Supply & Demand Management.

If you are willing to explore the challenges of stock deployment, bring your expertize to ensure stock availability in  the US, this is the position for you. This role might also be involved into international stock deployment.

This position is located in Saint Louis, Missouri, United States.

What will be your main missions ?

    • Ensure stock availability in each Distribution Centers in US and some Subsidiaries to reach On Time In Full targets in respect of the scrap objectives.
    • Contribute to the design and implementation of the new distribution flows in the US.
    • Lead continuous improvements projects in collaboration with the internal/external departments to optimize our processes, inventory and costs.
    • Define and manage the service level agreements of your scope with the concerned parties, and Inventory Managers, including for launch and discontinuation of products.
    • Lead the appropriate governance (i.e. Short Interval Meetings, project team meetings…)
    • Ensure the consistency of planning data in the different Information Systems
    • Build and optimize the stock deployment plan (transportation mode, replenishment frequency…)
    • Execute the replenishment plan (interfacing with the transport department, International Sales Administration Team in US, US DC stakeholders, US based inventory Managers) in compliance with internal procedures and international regulations
    • Manage crisis if needed



 Who are you ?

  • Bachelors  Degree required with 2 + years of professional experience in Supply Chain, Planning, Inventory Management and Logistics. 
  • Ability to communicate in an multicultural environment with enthusiasm / cross functional experience
  • Experienced in Project Management
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to plan ahead
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and analytical skills, work with data to assess situations and take appropriate action.
  • Knowledge of internal company processes and strong interpersonal network.
  • Skilled in IS tools : Excel, SAP (ECC / APO) , Planning and stock deployment tools (i.e OMP, Fluide)
  • You are proficient in English (written and oral), French could be a plus






BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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