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Senior Material Planner

Mystic, CT 06355
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Principal Material Planner

The Restorative Therapies Group develops life-restoring therapies and healthcare solutions that span the care continuum; integrating technologies and applying clinical and economic evidence to increase patient access, improve efficiency of procedures and deliver successful patient outcomes.

SPECIALTY THERAPIES offer a broad portfolio that addresses urologic and gastrointestinal disorders, conditions of the ear, nose and throat, as well as electrosurgical products for soft tissue dissection and hemostatic sealing of soft tissue and bone.

Careers that Change Lives | Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career.

In this exciting role as a Principle Materials Planner you will have responsibility for production planning, evaluating, selecting, and negotiating high quality, reliable, suppliers for raw materials and for ensuring cost effective acquisition of quality materials. This position leads and works in a collaborative environment with other business functions.

A Day in the Life

  • Meet inventory goals while supporting material requirements for Production.

  • Place timely purchase orders expedite material and resolve payment issues with suppliers.

  • Lead time reduction.

  • Leads and participates in cross-functional projects involving Supply Chain, Sector and/or Corporate initiatives that ensure business objectives are met. Influence cost reductions through Kaizen/RIE event facilitation and using Lean principles. Utilize Lean principles to promote a continuous improvement culture.

  • Reviews and delegates work to materials handlers while consulting with line leaders.

    Must Have: Minimum Requirements

    • Bachelors degree required
    • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience

    Nice to Have

  • Experience employing an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system in supply chain activities and employing materials and inventory management using the Material Resource Planning (MRP).

  • Experience with purchasing, forecasting and supplier management.

  • Experience managing projects and working in teams.

  • Experience with computer applications including Microsoft office.

  • Master's Degree.

  • APICS CPIM (Certified in Production and Inventory Management).

  • Project Management Professional Certification.

  • Six Sigma, Lean and DMAIC a plus.

  • Experience in the medical device industry is desired.

  • Experience with SAP.

  • Familiar with working in an ISO 13485 and FDA regulated environment.

  • Experience working in a clean room environment.

  • Technically competent and able to communicate directions clearly in verbal, written, and graphical formats to managers, engineers and technicians.

    About Medtronic

    Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

    We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let's work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients' lives. Help us shape the future.

    Physical Job Requirements

    The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description 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. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

  • Posted: 2020-06-29 Expires: 2020-07-28
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