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Job Title:  Buyer & Planner

Req ID:  32900
Job Category:  Supply Chain Management

Guadalupe, NLE, MX, 67190


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

This position is responsible for master scheduling and buying of service parts and supply planning of assigned products purchased from 3rd party sources and ensuring products conform to STERIS’ engineering documents, policies, procedures, work instructions, and ISO/GMP requirements.  Schedule and manage master/detail schedule and resulting purchase orders to meet Customer delivery requirements and when necessary, expedite product to maintain the ultimate level of customer service.


  1. Formulates the master production plan that best meets market forecasts, inventory objectives and customer requirements, and inputs to MRP for assemble to order products.
  2. Analyze, develop, and publish weekly production schedules as well as update MPS system with 52 week planned requirements.
  3. Scheduling of customer sales orders in Oracle based on availability and customer expectations.
  4. Interfaces with sales, engineering, customer service, marketing, and manufacturing to resolve customer and facility build requirements.
  5. Provides inputs to demand planning on shipment schedules, plans and forecast based on capacity. (S&OP process).
  6. Releases work orders to the manufacturing floor aligned with the production plan.
  7. Coordinate and participate in Phase In / Phase Out Product meetings to eliminate/reduce obsolete inventory impact.
  8. Develop and maintain procedures and work instructions to support master planning.
  9. Performs extensive data entry
  10. Responsible for creating, measuring, disseminating and presenting statistical data and variance reporting and analysis.
  11. Ensure proper load and maintenance of the MPS as well as any Master Planned Order

Education Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering General or Other

Required Experience

  1. APICS ( CPIM, PM) or other related Supply Chain Certifications (Desirable)
  2. Seven (7) to eleven (11) years experience supply chain position related to planning.
  3. Thorough and in-depth knowledge of ERP Systems, Master Production Scheduling,Material Requirement Planning, Production Planning, and Capacity Planning.
  4. Creating and maintaining detailed master production and material plans for the product line to use in driving MPS ( Master Production Scheduling) and planning production capacity to support Sales &Operations Planning
  5. Must have strong computer skills in Microsoft Office.
  6. Previous experience with Oracle ,AS400 or similar manufacturing systems.


  1. Demonstrated excellent organizational, oral and written communications skills and the ability to interface effectively with all levels of the company.( Customers,Sales,Marketing,)
  2. Demonstrated ability to work with a large amount of detailed data and maintain accuracy under time constraints in a multiple task, multiple priority environment.


STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  32900
Job Category:  Supply Chain Management

Guadalupe, NLE, MX, 67190

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