Supply Planner

Date: Feb 26, 2024

Location: Lyon, Lyon, FR, 69456

Company: Actylis

Actylis is a leading manufacturer and supplier of critical raw materials and performance ingredients serving the Life Sciences, Specialty Chemicals, and Agriscience industries.


We offer standard and custom ingredients through our rapidly growing portfolio of GMP and non-GMP facilities worldwide, and further choice through our strong sourcing hub network. This unique hybrid option blending manufacturing and global sourcing, combined with more than 75 years of sourcing and distribution experience makes Actylis the Partner of Choice.

Position Summary

The scope of this position will be the Demand & Supply planning and Inventory management for all European entities. The main objectives will be to support the business by reducing leadtime and cost, better monitor stock level and reduce working capital.

Responsibilities will include:

Demand :

  • Define the list of best sellers items to be managed on “make to stock process”
  • Provide a monthly analysis of accurate versus forecasts and identify main gaps
  • Animate a monthly forecast review with Sales team 
  • Consolidate forecasts per products for all customers

Supply : 

  • Calculate replenishment orders for raw material and finished products
  • Communicate with Sourcing on volumes for prices and leadtime negociation
  • Provide Purchase order entry instructions to CSR
  • Define planning production with subcontractors and follow the execution
  • Anticipate supply issue and communicate stock impact to Sales and CSR


  • Provide a monthly analysis of stock situation (for all Aceto entities)
  • Coordinate action plan with all involved departments
  • Follow an annual scrapping process with stakeholders


Required Experience & Knowledge

  • Minimum 5 years operational experience as supply planner. 
  • Supply Chain Graduated :  Master or APICS certified
  • Strong MS Office skills, including expertise MS Excel and Powerpoint
  • Proficiency in ERP software - Technology tools expertise: SAGE
  • Good English skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills 
  • Able to develop KPIs
  • Work in a fast-changing environment with international contacts
  • Project management
  • Ability to travel 

Physical Demand

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and climb or balance. 
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Supervisory Responsibilities


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.