EMEA OCSD/SPSD Planning Leader (m/f/x) (New Health Care Company)




Athlone, Ireland


Position summary

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Job Description:

 Supply Chain Planning Leader  - m/f/* (New Health Care Company) 

​****​3M is establishing two industry-leading companies, creating value through the spin-off of its Health Care business, while 3M will continue to be a global material science leader, focusing our innovation to win in favorable global megatrends and attractive end markets. This new Health Care Company will be a leading global diversified health technology company with:      ​

  • ​Proven category leadership   

  • ​Exposure to attractive end-markets   

  • ​Innovation mindset driving improved patient outcomes   

  • ​Collaborative customer relationships   

  • ​Deep global regulatory experience   

  • ​Operational excellence and strong cash flow   

  • ​Strong sales growth and profitability with significant recurring sales   


​We expect the creation of the two companies will be completed by the end of 2023. For now, we will continue to operate as one global company. This role is positioned to drive the success of the "New Health Care Company”.   ​​

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role 

As a Supply Chain Planning Leader you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by: 

  • Leading and developing  a group of professional  Supply Network & Demand Planners 

  • Partner with Global Division Supply Chain Leader to design standards 

  • Drive BG Led Supply Chain & Division AREA execution  

  • Implement standard work within the Planning Team 

  • Balance Cash & Service & Cost 

  • Improve customer satisfaction while providing world class Service results 

  • Support IBP process and SDS Orchestration for assigned Div 

  • Key Metric: OTIF; Backlog; Inventory $ and DIO; NWI; FCST Bias;  

Your Skills and Expertise   

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s   degree or higher from an accredited institution 

  • Minimum 5 years of supply chain, operations, and / or logistics experience   

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include: 

  • E2E Supply Chain process knowledge 

  • APICS Certification 

  • Ability to operate at Strategic and Operational levels 

  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks 

  • Ability to drive for results while navigating ambiguity 

  • Experience leading Teams of at least 10-15 people 

  • High Self-motivation 

Work location:  

  • Athlone, Ireland

  • Hybrid Eligible (Job Duties allow for some remote work but require time in the office and occasional travel to the other locations across EMEA region)

Travel: May include up to 10% - domestic/international

Relocation Assistance: Maybe authorised  

Supporting Your Well-being  

​3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.  


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