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Last Updated: 11/24/20

Job Description

Position Summary

The Supply Planner is a member of the Materials team at Zoetis and will work to develop end to end Supply Planning and Reporting to support Sales, Manufacturing, Supply Chain for our Instrument and Reagent product offerings. He/she will develop strategic planning, capacity and production strategies to ensure high service level for our internal and external customers. This individual should possess strong analytical and organizational skills to perform both strategic and tactical planning functions required to support the needs of a growing organization. This position will support the site S&OP process, summarize actions for the site and follows through on key supply/capacity decisions in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. Experience working with SAP is required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze MRP data to ensure appropriate production levels to support sales are achieved.
  • Participation in engineering change process, transition management (obsolescence, updated material specifications, etc.), support on analyzing BOM/Recipe usage accuracy
  • Work with the Supply Chain to monitor usage rates and quality issues, as well as analyzing and adjusting safety stock levels as needed to optimize material flow
  • Work with Document Control and Engineering to maintain master data for BOMs/Recipes within SAP.
  • Work with Manufacturing and Inventory management to assure production orders are planned delivered in a timely manner
  • Monitor inventory levels, communicate variances and make necessary adjustments
  • Develop a supply plan, to support the site S&OP
  • Participate in the continuous improvement of SAP MRP system applications.
  • Work with Quality to communicate raw material requirements in order to support the production plan
  • Work within applicable regulatory requirements by initiating appropriate action when quality or compliance deficiencies are identified
  • Be the primary point of contact for assigned products
  • Communicate supply vulnerabilities and implement plans to ensure continuity of supply
  • Ensure compliance with Zoetis policies and procedures, ethical practices and adherence to relevant laws and regulations

Education and Experience

  • BA/BS with at least 3 years of Supply Planning experience
  • A good understanding of the Manufacturing environment
  • An understanding of GMP and the Quality standards required in a Diagnostics business
  • Experience in diagnostics or medical devices planning/manufacturing a plus
  • Nationally recognized professional certification a plus (APICS CPIM - Certified in Production and Inventory Management)

Technical Skills

  • Self-motivated with a positive can-do attitude
  • Relevant planning experience in a Medical Manufacturing environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and oral and written communication skills.
  • Intermediate experience in Excel, with an analytical skillset capable of both identifying and quantifying requirements
  • SAP experience required

Full time



Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at [Register to View] to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of [Register to View] In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.

Company Details


Parsippany, New Jersey, United States

Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines, vaccines and diagnostic products, which are complemented by biodevices, genetic tests and precision livestock farming. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals in more than 100 countries.