Pfizer Network Planner (Global Supply Planner) in Chennai, India


The primary role of the Network Planner is to develop and maintain a final product inventory and delivery plan for the products assigned to him/her in line with the inventory targets and to achieve the target customer service levels. The planner will work with the manufacturing plant(s) to develop and maintain a master production schedule by SKU within the defined inventory targets. The planner is expected to monitor / assess changes in product demand across the planning horizon and reconcile these changes to overall production schedule and sales plan.


  • Utilizing the demand signal, develop and maintain a constrained production plan in the SAP-APO to the plant to achieve target inventory and service levels

  • Maintain plant level master data in SAP-APO

  • Prepare Rough-Cut Capacity Plan (RCCP) on assigned resources over a rolling 36 month horizon and in constrained supply situations, work out mitigation options with site ops team

  • Collaborate with Site Planning Team to resolve asset balancing trade-offs ensuring sufficient supply performance; conduct site PoRs

  • Communicate all supply concerns in a timely manner to appropriate stakeholders (Plant / Regions) and work with cross functional teams for supply resolution


  • Graduate (MBA will be an added advantage)

  • 4 to 7 years of experience

  • Experience in production planning / supply planning

  • Bachelor's degree / APICS certification is a plus

  • Exposure to SAP-APO and Master data management is desirable


  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills

  • Ability to perform complex data analysis

  • Highly effective oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to solve problems with a diverse workforce

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.