Associate Director Supply Chain Planning

Highly Competitive
  1. Contract
  2. Planning
  3. United Kingdom
Runcorn, England
Posting date: 20 Mar 2024

Proclinical is seeking an Associate Director for Supply Chain Planning. The primary focus of this role is to coordinate, schedule, and oversee end-to-end planning for Sterile operations. This includes ensuring exceptional planning standards, high adherence to demand, production, and supply requirements.


  • Coordinate material and packaging component procurement to align with manufacturing and packing schedules while optimizing inventory management.
  • Manage artwork variations to meet market demands.
  • Develop comprehensive end-to-end plans from customer demand through packaging and production, integrating associated Material Requirements Planning (MRP).
  • Execute release and shipping plans from Runcorn to achieve On-Time-In-Full (OTIF) and Customer Service Level (CSL) targets.
  • Forecast business capacity to meet commercial market demand, development projects, and compliance obligations over a 24-month period through robust modeling.
  • Balance site workload through Multi-Level Time-Phased (MLTP) planning.
  • Ensure manufacturing and packing plans meet OTIF and CSL targets, identifying constraints and proposing mitigation strategies.
  • Manage site inventory and goods receipt performance, providing monthly analysis and year-end projections.
  • Set clear goals and development plans for direct reports.

Key Skills and Requirements:

  • Degree in a business or supply chain-related field, or extensive planning experience.
  • Leadership experience in a production environment, preferably within pharmaceuticals, chemicals, or food industries.
  • Experience in change management and continuous improvement methodologies.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Cameron Huntington at

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.