29 days old

Supply Buyer/Planner (629015)

Zimmer Spine, Inc.
Westminster, CO
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Job Summary

Responsible for developing production plan and managing inventories of assigned products to maintain 100% customer service and meet communicated inventory objectives. Maintain production by evaluating and planning the availability of raw materials utilizing MRP and/or Kanban style planning and reports. Responsible for maintaining accepted inventory levels, requisitioning of raw materials and supplies, providing necessary backup functions for co-planners and manufacturing clerks, assisting in cycle counts, and assisting the receiving and material issuing function of the raw materials warehouse.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Evaluate and plan using all elements of Master Production Schedule (MPS) and/or Kanban system to derive proper finished goods stock level for each item assigned.

  • Evaluate and plan using all elements of the Materials Requirements Planning (MRP) and/or Kanban system to generate all material requirements to support product plans.

  • Plan production levels for items assigned based on forecasts, demand (sales), production availability, material availability, inventory requirements, and release work orders to manufacturing based on plans.

  • Plan and release purchase requisitions to purchasing based on requirements and inventory levels of materials required.

  • Measure performance to plans of the above items and report results to appropriate management.

  • Assist in the setup and maintenance of Kanbans for finished goods, raw materials, or subassemblies.

  • Assist in building detailed plans for introduction for new products into product line.

  • Evaluate and plan all elements of material requirements for all Ohio parts. Observe and track the shipment of all products to the Ohio or other company facilities. Work with Ohio purchasing and planning to meet requirements.

  • Provide backup clerical support for the raw material warehouse positions and co-planner.

  • Assist and participate in all cycle count and inventory counting programs and practices.

Expected Areas of Competence

  • Possess the ability to anticipate and avoid problems while dealing with the day to day problems that arise.

  • Thorough knowledge of standard MRP and MPS systems, Kanban and Just-In-Time experience required.

  • Personal computer skills, especially with desk top applications are required.

  • Must be able to read and interpret Engineering drawings and specifications.

  • Working knowledge of planning and systems; knowledge of accounting principles and budgeting practices; proficiency with personal computers and software, including Microsoft Office Suite (Excel and Word); effective analytical, organizational, and communication skills are required.

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Bachelors degree

  • 2 years or more of planning experience required or experience in related skill field (finance, accounting, supply/inventory management)

Travel Requirements

  • Up to 5%

Additional Information

  • EOE M/W/Vet/Disability

Posted: 2019-02-20 Expires: 2019-03-21
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Westminster, CO

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