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Huddersfield – Hybrid working




AGILITY – do you have the flexibility and decisiveness to drive change?

ENTREPRENEURSHIP – will you thrive in one of the fastest growing pharmaceutical businesses in Europe?

INTEGRITY – we are driven by trust, respect, and honesty, are you?

ONE STADA – communication and teamwork, it’s our path into the future together.


About the Company:


Thornton & Ross are one of the UK's fastest-growing, leading producers of household pharmaceutical products & own some of the country's most loved brands such as Covonia®Hedrin®Cetraben® as well as the leading disinfectant Zoflora®.  Many people in the UK will have a product from Thornton & Ross somewhere at home. We are also a trusted & reliable provider of prescription products, including emollients, bone health products & generics to the NHS with 100 years’ heritage behind us.



About the Role:


Is customer centricity at the heart of everything you do? In this role you will be able to make a real difference to people’s health on a daily basis, ensuring our products reach our customers, patients and consumers in a timely way. We are looking for someone with a great attitude and passion, who care about making a difference in the world.

You will be accountable for the commercial supply chain activities, aligned to a specific internal customer group, ensuring exceptional levels of customer service are achieved, balanced with achieving working capital targets.


This is an integrated commercial supply chain role, incorporating Demand Planning, CMO Supply Planning and Inventory Management and in this role you will collaborate closely with all key functions along the value chain.


On a day-to-day basis you will:

  • Lead the demand management process for your customer group for all their product portfolio requirements as part of the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process
  • Collaborate with the commercial organisation to ensure demand plans accurately reflect latest market intelligence and assumptions
  • Define the planning parameters for your portfolio in collaboration with Group Supply Chain
  • Own and be accountable for your SC master data
  • To ensure CMO supply plans are in place that support both customer service and working capital objectives       
  • Be the subject matter expert on NPD processes/ launches within the Supply Chain Planner team  

About You:


At STADA we talk about diversity as Uniqueness. Everyone is unique and we recognise our differences as a strength. Our values of Entrepreneurship, Integrity, Agility and One STADA ensure our uniqueness thrives, enabling us to care for people’s health as a trusted partner. Empower your uniqueness, bring your whole self to STADA. If you’re keen to add value and see results, thrive in a busy fast paced environment and have the can-do spirit that’s spearheading our success, bring those qualities, with the following:


  • A solid foundation of supply chain planning and\or demand management experience ideally in the FMCG and\or pharmaceutical sectors. This is an ideal opportunity for a Demand or Supply Specialist that wants to broaden their skills to gain more rounded knowledge in an end-to-end Supply Chain role.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills and able to build strong working relationships with internal stakeholders and external third-party suppliers, acting as the interface between commercial and in-house supply, ensuring collaboration around demand and supply, balancing service, inventory health and operational efficiency
  • Experience of SAP or similar ERP systems
  • Good analytical skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment


What’s in it for you?


Rewarding our employees is important to us, which is why we offer a range of fantastic benefits, such as:


  • Excellent career opportunities to further grow your supply chain expertise and gain wide and varied end business exposure working with commercial, manufacturing and procurement teams
  • Hybrid working options (3 days on site a week) - our stunning head office is in a recently redeveloped, modern canal side mill setting in Slaithwaite, Huddersfield
  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) and the opportunity to buy an additional 5 days leave.
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Annual bonus scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme

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