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Job Title:  Production Planner

Req ID:  31545
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55447

Description: 

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

The Production Planner is responsible to ensure that an uninterrupted flow of product is available to meet Customer demand/forecast as agreed upon with Global Supply Chain, Marketing, Sales, and Customer Service via the Sales Operation & Planning (S&OP) model. The understanding of best practices in scheduling, MRP systems, and data/metric analysis is essential for this role to be successful.

Duties

  • Ensure the uninterrupted scheduling of products by obtaining and ensuring the delivery schedules meet or exceed customer expectations.
  • Work in conjunction with Production to determine the model mix and schedule for assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Maintain daily/weekly production schedules in line with customer and the companies’ requirements.
  • Provide input and support supply planning process as part of Sales Operation and Planning model.
  • Responsible for timely communication of product availability with both internal and external customers.
  • Accountable for use of business software system to ensure appropriate and accurate MRP/ERP messages are in place and align key parameters such as safety stock levels, order points, and lead time factors.

Duties - cont'd

  • Coordinate with the Procurement, R & D, Operations, and other various departments in support of introduction of new products.
  • Provide input and feedback to Management regarding schedule performance and adherence.
  • Manage ECO implementations, design changes, labor and material shortages, backlogs and other potential schedule interruptions.
  • Participate in providing policies and procedures to support production planning functions.

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Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in Materials Management, Supply Chain, Business Management, Industrial Engineering, or related field.
  • 3 years of previous experience in a supply chain function required.
  • Medical Device or ISO/FDA regulated industry experience preferred.
  • APICS (CPIM/CIRM) or other Planning related certifications preferred.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office (specifically Excel) skills preferred.
  • Hands-on experience in an ERP/MRP environment preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with the ability to interact with people at all levels of the organization both inside and outside the company.  Must be able to summarize issues and present facts to make recommendations to management.
  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing concepts and the ability to demonstrate everyday incremental improvements within job scope.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow up with tasks and issues along with problem-solving skills are essential. Ability to drive and sustain improvements to Supply Chain processes.

 

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.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  31545
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55447


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