Shire Plasma Network Capacity & Planning Lead in Lexington, Massachusetts
The Plasma Network Capacity and Planning Lead will be tasked with the management of a new long range Network capacity planning process which has the objective to optimize asset utilization within the entire Shire network.
This person will be responsible the execution of the Shire long range capacity planning process to proactively identify and mitigate capacity shortages or overcapacities across the Plasma network and co-ordinate with Capex strategy to ensure a balanced investment in capacity where required.
This person will collaborate with Product Operations, PDTS, Engineering, Supply Chain, Clinical Operations and the Plasma Operating Unit to align on a long range Statement of Capacity across the Shire and external assets that is endorsed by OpU and aligned to the OpU budget. The creation of the statement of capacity will require the follow responsibilities.
Partnering with the Plasma site leadership teams to accurately reflect the manufacturing capacity and critically the assumptions that are behind the capacity statement
Partner with various functions and OpU to document and understand both Capex and Opex projects that impact site capacities and changes to capacities
Partner with Plasma external manufacturing to understand capacity in Plasma outsourced manufacturing network.
This person will collaborate with Commercial, regulatory and Supply Chain to align on a long range Demand statement across the Shire and external assets which is endorsed by all stakeholders.
The creation of the statement of demand will require the follow responsibilities.
Partner with Franchises/Commercial to get a 10 year long range business plan for all Plasma products including inline and pipeline products
Partner with Plasma OpU Product Operations function to understand and apply the sourcing strategy to apply to the demand to manufacturing operations within the Plasma network
Partner with regulatory to understand the regulatory implications of the demand signal to allocate demand to manufacturing operations within the Plasma network.
Determine the Plasma collection requirements to support the Plasma demand statement
This person will responsible for a Plasma Network optimization process which will assess improvement opportunities to defer/avoid capex spend where possible and provide recommendations on make or buy opportunities to optimize TechOps COGS for Plasma products.
25%: Generation and endorsement of long range Statement of Capacity across Shire internal and external assets supporting the inline and pipeline Plasma product portfolio.
25%: Generation and endorsement of long range Statement of Demand across Shire internal and external assets supporting the inline and pipeline Plasma product portfolio. 25%: Scenario analysis and capacity/demand modelling for Plasma Product operations function. 25%: Execution of Network Optimization program for inline and pipeline Plasma products
Education and Experience Requirements
Degree or equivalent
Minimum of 10 years of global operations experience
Detailed Plasma manufacturing understanding
Lean Manufacturing knowledge
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