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AbbVie Inventory Planning Analyst, 3 Days Week in St. Laurent, Canada

Inventory Planning Analyst, 3 Days Week

Canada, Quebec, St. Laurent

1 additional location

Canada, Quebec

Supply Chain & Materials Management

Requisition #1904717

AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) is a global, research-driven biopharmaceutical company committed to developing innovative advanced therapies for some of the world’s most complex and critical conditions. The company’s mission is to use its expertise, dedicated people and unique approach to innovation to markedly improve treatments across four primary therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, virology and neuroscience. In more than 75 countries, AbbVie employees are working every day to advance health solutions for people around the world. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

The Inventory Planning Analyst is responsible for developing and maintaining a valid master production plan for all finished products. The incumbent of this position ensures that the right quantity of finished product inventory is maintained at each distribution centre in order to optimize customer service and minimize inventory-related expenses and transportation costs.

This position reports to the Supply and Demand Manager.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Plans and controls the finished-product inventorylevels.

  • Plans the replenishment orders for eachdistribution centre.

  • Reviews the irregularity reports and updates theproduct availability dates.

  • Examines product-related problems and informs theManagement Team.

  • Updates and maintains the systems using thematerial master maintenance tool.

  • Reviews and allocates inventory based on thestock-out report.

  • Updates the parameters for the distributionrequirement planning (DRP) system for imported products.

  • Prepares the stock-out report.

  • Prepares the potential stock-out report.

  • Participates in meetings on future projects andfuture issues.

  • Prepares the quality assurance priority report.

  • Supports new-product launches and coordinates theintroduction and phase-out of products.

  • Prepares orders for semi-finished products.

  • Prepares the priority report for semi-finishedproducts.

  • Prepares the inventory forecast for all finishedproducts.

  • Prepares future requirements for third-party manufacturers.

  • Revises future requirements based on the masterproduction plan report.

  • Prepares the write-off of soon-to-expire productsand plans the reduction of quantities of soon-to-expire products before theyexpire.

  • Updates the requirement forecast provided by thedistribution centre on the basis of the sales history.

  • Updates the forecast for the next 28 months in theplanning centre system.

  • Sends purchase orders to suppliers.

  • Sends a request change to the master arrivalschedule (RCMAS) to the distribution centres concerning changes to the supply.


  • Abachelor’s degree in administration.

  • 2 to 5years of experience in a similar position.

  • Experiencewith integrated management software (inventory and purchase planning managementsystem).

  • Bilingual;French & English, verbal and written.

  • Knowledgeof SAP would be a definite asset.

AbbVieis an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities to apply.

Additional Information

  • Travel: No

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Part-time