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Planner at O & M Halyard, Inc. in TOANO, Virginia

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

At Owens & Minor, our Mission is simple: empowering our customers to advance healthcare. Our teammates continue to play an essential role in the global fight against COVID-19 by working to ensure our healthcare customers have what they need, when they need it, enabling them to focus on the critical task of providing patient care. As a Fortune 500 company with over 15,000 teammates in over 70 countries, Owens & Minor remains laser-focused on delivering on our Mission throughout COVID-19 and beyond. Our $9-billion business includes our Global Solutions and Global Products segments, with core offerings structured across three pillars of excellence: Products, Services, and Distribution. 

Our people are the power that propels us. As we continue to navigate unprecedented circumstances, teammate safety remains our top priority, and all of our facilities have implemented enhanced safety and sanitation protocols. Just as our teammates are dedicated to empowering healthcare around the world, Owens & Minor is dedicated to providing the kind of culture and benefits that empower teammates to grow their careers and enjoy the rewarding work they do every day.  

Owens & Minor benefits are applicable to Full Time Regular and Permanent Teammates, and include:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance, available on first working day

  • 401(k), eligibility after 30 days of employment

  • Employee stock purchase plan

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Development opportunities to grow your career with a global company

Job Summary

Uses knowledge and experience to handle custom and standard finished good production of procedural trays to include resolving and communicating component issues to the appropriate departments. Identifies slow moving raw materials and assists in the reduction of these components. The primary goal of this position is to provide oversight of all ray revisions/conversions and new launches to ensure the process is seamless for our customers. This will encompass facilitating meetings with the Sales and Marketing Teams, working across functional areas to accurately track tray development, creating/tracking a run-out/ramp-up plan, processing the trays through the ERP system and training additional planners to take accounts over after conversion/launch.

Core Responsibilities

  • Coordinates all activities related to the planning of a finished good from initial schedule through continuous management of end user inventory.

  • Analyzes the forecasting requirements of the finished goods and determines date requirements for finished good. Analyzes actual consumption compared against established forecast and adjusts the production schedule accordingly.

  • Evaluates raw material availability for finished goods, communicates component requirements with purchasing to determine availability. Then determines proper execution to meet end user requirements of finished tray.

  • Communicates with sales representatives and determines whether a deletion or substitution must occur to ensure customer requirements are met.

  • Advises team members or management of the appropriate recommended substitutions when primary component is not available.

  • Investigates missing raw material shortages.

  • Assures that the finished good tray is scheduled correctly, coordinates all associated communication with producing finished good tray to meet customer demand.

  • Assists in the review of the Four Week or Less Report, communicating all priority tray information to appropriate departments.

  • Coordinates appropriate method of shipment to maintain supply in a cost effective manner.

  • Maintains appropriate confidentiality with sensitive information, I.E. tray pricing, bill of material vendor information.

  • Maintains accurate data in the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.


  • High School Diploma or GED is required.

  • Three to five years of experience in planning and scheduling or a related field is preferred.

  • Experience in a medical supply/components production environment is preferred.

  • Knowledge of medical supplies/components and the manufacturing / production of medical trays is a plus.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel.


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If you feel this opportunity could be the next step in your career, we encourage you to apply.

Owens & Minor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, religion, disability, age, status as a veteran, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law.

Note: Owens & Minor is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our Company via email, the Internet, or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our Company. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by our Company as a result of the referral or through other means.