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Sr Material Planner at Medtronic in Mystic, Connecticut

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Careers that Change Lives

Do meaningful work, make a difference, and improve lives - starting with your own.

In this exciting role as a Sr. Material Planner, you will have responsibility for production planning, evaluating, selecting, and negotiating high-quality, reliable, suppliers for raw materials and for ensuring the cost-effective acquisition of quality materials. As an important member of the Connecticut Scheduling Hub in our Mystic, CT manufacturing facility, you will lead and work collaborative environment with other business functions.

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 the efficiency of procedures and deliver successful patient outcomes.

Specialty Therapies offers 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.

A Day in the Life

As the Sr. Material Planner you will:

  • Source, purchase, plan, and schedule the movement of raw materials, packaging materials, parts, components, services, supplies, finished goods, and related materials through the production and inventory process.
  • Meet inventory goals while supporting material requirements for Production.
  • Place timely purchase orders expedite material and resolve payment issues with suppliers.
  • Manage lead time reduction.
  • Lead and participate 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.
  • Identify raw materials, components, and related requirements from engineering and production specifications and schedules.
  • In front-end procurement mode, analyze data and determine factors that affect prices and determine the lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules.
  • Coordinate and follow up with production, warehouse, and engineering personnel to ensure appropriate procurement, scheduling, and movement of materials and services.
  • Compile information to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes.
  • Monitor the performance of suppliers and collaborate on-demand analysis planning.
  • Review and delegate work to materials handlers while consulting with line leaders.

To be considered for this role, please ensure the minimum requirements are evident in your applicant profile. Must Have: Minimum Requirements

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

Nice to Have

  • Experience employing an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system in supply chain activities and employing materials and inventory management using 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
  • APICS CPIM (Certified in Production and Inventory Management)
  • Project Management Professional Certification
  • Six Sigma, Lean, and DMAIC skills and experience
  • 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)

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