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Pipeline Planning and Logistics Analyst
The Pipeline Planning & Logistics Analyst will develop, communicate, and execute the end-to-end product demand and supply plans across APAC Vegetable Breeding & Testing. This includes improvement of existing planning processes, as well as managing these planning processes to ensure optimization of resources required to enable breeding, seed production and testing across diverse workflows, pipelines, and regional complexity.
Key Accountability include:
(i) enable decisions that drive pipeline planning & advancement using IT workflows;
(ii) Provide oversight and direction of deployment at scale across vegetable crops in APAC region to enable precision breeding,
(iii) Take ownership of digital workflows execution for China teams
(iv) Connect with global teams and implement local pipeline workflows.
(v) deliver highest quality data through IT workflows to address market needs with data driven decisions;
YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop, maintain and manage crop cycle timelines for each crop. Ensure process standardization and accuracy at a global level.
Develop a supply and demand planning strategy for APAC Vegetable breeding programs to include development and management of processes to build a two to three-year view of resource needs (units of work) across vegetable crops in the region and other R&D partners; deliver and execute against detailed annual plan to include allocation of work units by location, experimental design & set up, and sourcing of seed; ensure optimization of resources across testing, seed production, and molecular breeding
Design and manage large scale data analyses in collaboration with Data Analysts to support breeding, seed production, trial strategy, and execution efforts;
Provide primary support and responsibility for the logistics, needs for Vegetable Breeding and Testing in APAC while collaborating with diverse cross-functional and global teams
Provide systems adoption support to transform prototype analyses and decision methods into production applications for use by breeding and testing teams. This will include the continuous improvement of new breeding technology software tools, systems, and planning processes.
Use analytics and operation research skills to increase data driven decisions that improve advancement of breeding material and support data to execute, improve and sustain the vegetable breeding pipelines
Deploy a strategy in collaboration with analytics and IT teams to leverage advanced analytics, such as Operations Research (OR), for planning design to drive a predictive, reliable pipeline of products to meet market demand.
Partner with regional breeding teams to understand and operationalize breeding strategies, pipeline schemes and long-range plan. Co-develop processes to capture this information and ensure alignment with resource availability at the Vegetable R&D level
Work closely with the crop strategy leads, the Testing & Operations teams and Collaborative breeding leads to develop strategy and track metrics for collaborative breeding in vegetable crops.
Develop a broad knowledge of breeding focus areas, identify new trends and processes to improve efficiency, and create competitive edge for Bayer products
Adherence to all ESH procedures, ISO, regulatory and compliance protocols, and business conduct protocols
Lead to ensure to fully implement all applicable Federal, State, local and Bayer Internal policies and programs including but not limited to HSE, QMS, regulatory and compliance protocols, and business conduct protocols
WHO YOU ARE:
M.Sc. in Plant Breeding, Crop Science or related field with 5-6 years experience or BS degree with 8 years experience
Understanding of operations and logistics
Strong knowledge of data analytics & Operational research
Strong project management and organizational skills, proven ability to meet deadlines and present compelling validated stories to different levels of the organization.
Ability to lead through influencing by developing effective relationships and partnerships inside and outside of their own organization
Capability to perform in a fast-paced working environment and to direct and work on parallel tasks that may have competing priorities
Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills with a proven track record of solving challenging and complex problems, challenging the status quo, as well as a strong commitment to achieving results.
Capability to continuously improve the processes and systems they work with as well as improving their own skill set.
Willingness and capability to anticipate, identify and address the needs of customers and stakeholders.
Affinity with vegetable breeding and breeding workflows is a pre.
Exploits new developments from various sources to aid in problem solving.
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