Allergan Supply Chain Analyst in Madison, New Jersey

Supply Chain Analyst

Madison, New Jersey, United States at

Jun 13, 2018Post Date

180478Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model - Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives every day.

Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive results for customers and patients. Power your future & join our bold team.

Position Overview

The Supply Chain Analyst is responsible for supply chain analytics as well as the development and execution of the global supply plan. This position will be responsible for data tracking, aggregation, and reporting with supply chain planning, translating the sales forecast into a supply plan for manufacturing execution, providing requirements to internal and third party manufacturing sites, working closely with sites to ensure on-time delivery of finished goods according to requirements, managing daily inventory requirements through direct coordination with other functional groups, but not limited to, Logistics, Procurement, Regulatory, Quality Assurance, Sales, and Marketing. The Supply Chain Analyst will ensure best practices are leveraged in Supply and Inventory Management processes for Global Finished Goods. This position reports to the Associate Director, Global Supply Planning.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

  • Analyze data and provide reporting to support and optimize supply chain planning

  • Develop global supply plan based on sales forecast and manufacturing constraints.

  • Translate supply plan into executable purchase orders with third party manufactures.

  • Work with internal and third party manufactures on a routine basis to deliver requested finished goods inventory according to scheduled timeline and quantity requirements.

  • Ensure the adherence to Global Operations standards for Supply Planning and Third Party Manufacturing.

  • Optimize inventory/supply holdings to limit excess and obsolete inventory while ensuring satisfaction of customer orders.

  • Coordinate inventory shipments amongst operational and quality teams to ensure seamless delivery to distribution centers.

  • Balance inventory requirements to minimize the potential for back-orders.

  • Support the Sales and Operations Planning Process (S&OP) through relevant metric reporting and summary of key supply/capacity constraints.


The following listed requirements need to be met at a minimum level to be considered for the job:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, or related degree

  • 1 year of business experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications

The below skills are attributes that may not be mandatory, but are definitely desired in the ideal candidate.


  • Results Orientation – ability to create better ways of doing things, so that higher levels of performance are possible and can be replicated.

  • Strong creative and conceptual thinking skills

  • Analytical and problem resolution skills

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a matrix organization; Effective collaboration with all constituencies is critical to the success of this position

Ability to:

  • Execute key strategies

  • Manage and prioritize work load, multi-task and manage a diverse mix of issues, responsibilities and challenges

  • Function in a controlled/regulated environment and handle restricted, confidential, private and personal information


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, or related degree

  • 1 year of business experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.