Inventory Demand and Supply Planner

Global medical device organisation, Drive process improvements, utilising SAP ERP, Macquarie Park location.

BD is a leading medical technology company that partners with customers and stakeholders to address many of the world's most pressing and evolving health needs. Our innovative solutions are focused on improving medication management and patient safety; supporting infection prevention practices; improving drug delivery; enhancing the diagnosis of infectious diseases and cancers; and supporting the management of diabetes. We are more than 45,000 associates in 50 countries who strive to fulfil our purpose of Advancing the World of Health by advancing the quality, accessibility, safety and affordability of healthcare around the world. In 2015, BD welcomed CareFusion and in 2018 welcomed C.R. BARD into the BD family of solutions.


About the Role:

We are looking for an Inventory Demand and Supply Planner to join us in our head office based in Macquarie Park. Engaging with internal and external stakeholders, you will manage all inventory activities to enable BD to meet business and customer objectives.



  • Establish targets for KPIs to track performance and take actions to improve
  • Develop short and long term demand forecasts to assist business management
  • Execute forecast plans and generate supply orders with international suppliers, following through to order creation & order fulfilment for ANZ markets
  • Review historical demand trend and demand drivers to prepare statistical forecast modules.
  • Develop and publish key forecast accuracy metrics, analyse data to identify potential sources of forecast error and develop action plans to improve performance
  • Work with Product Managers to manage combined forecast for a product category, ensuring overall forecast is in line with company target.
  • Work cross-functionally to improve supply chain performance
  • Manage inventory level to meet budget and work to reduce inventory variances
  • Attend and contribute to monthly business review meetings and S&OP on demand and supply performance and all matters relating to the product.
  • Manage master data settings for ERP system to plan and comply with our supply strategy
  • Manage supply process


About You:

  • Proven inventory planning experience
  • Strong analytical and decision making skills
  • Ability to build and develop strong relationships with people at all levels, both internally and externally, and to lead cross-functional groups to deliver superior customer service
  • Strong organisational and planning skills including the ability to prioritise and organise work flow
  • Extremely self-motivated, independent and resilient
  • A background in science will be advantageous

How to Apply

One of the most important ingredients in becoming a great place to work is great people. At BD, we are dedicated to attracting and retaining extraordinary contributors. A variety of initiatives and programs offers our associates opportunities to grow and develop their careers, be rewarded and recognized for their efforts, and to ensure a balance between work and life.

14/10/2019 $0 Ryde & Macquarie Park 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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