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Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Production Planning and Inventory Control Analyst in Clayton, North Carolina

For more than 75 years, Grifols has worked to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. We are a global healthcare company that produces essential plasma-derived medicines for patients and provides hospitals and healthcare professionals with the tools, information and services they need to deliver expert medical care.

Position is responsible for assisting with plasma inventory management, production planning and plasma deliveries a the Plasma Logistics Center.

Primary responsibilities for role:

  • Establishes production schedules for Plasma Unit (PU) clearing and Plasma Lot (PL) consolidation related to plasma manufacturing pool deliveries to manufacturing

  • Analyzes inventory positions by plasma type versus targets

  • Monitors on-hand plasma inventory for obsolescent, expired and slow moving inventory

  • Frequently communicates with material handling and clearing counterparts within GPO Operations regarding production/clearing schedules considering manufacturing demand, inventory, and timing

  • Frequently communicates with planning counterparts within manufacturing operations to review plasma requirements and determine optimized plasma delivery and utilization schedules taking plasma types, suppliers, etc. into consideration

  • Frequently communicates with counterparts at partner plasma logistics center on plasma inventory management, balancing and planning aspects with the objective or maintaining optimized inventory levels across US plasma logistics centers

  • Acts as power user for the SGP application, with focus on plasma planning module. Jointly work with IT team as well as NC/CA/IG team members from plasma handling, clearing, quality assurance on ongoing system enhancements

  • Performs research which substantiates disposition of plasma inventory in blocked inventory status to either be dispositioned for manufacturing use, downgrade to diagnostic grade or write-off.

  • Assist with the generation of departmental KPI’s and S&OP reports/analyses

  • Support the inter-company billing process for plasma deliveries to manufacturing and track, monitor, and report results


  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of related experience or equivalent experience in Production Planning or Business Analysis of 4 plus years required.

  • Preferred backgrounds : Production Planning, Business Analysis, Project Management, and Pharmaceuticals

  • Microsoft Excel experience required, advanced user preferred

  • Experience with inventory management software such as SAP, SGP, and Discoverer preferred

Candidate should be detail oriented, flexible, have strong communication skills, the ability to exercise discretion and independent judgement, and work well in cross functional teams. They should be comfortable in a fast paced dynamic production environment and a traditional business professional environment. Candidate will be supporting US Supply Chain Operations as well as the broader Grifols business goals and objectives.

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Location: [[mfield6]] : [[cust_building]]

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Req ID: 79912

Type: Regular Full-Time

Job Category: Manufacturing