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Job Title:  Senior Master Planner

Req ID:  24511
Job Category:  Supply Chain Management

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19129


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

At STERIS, the Senior Master Planner controls and manages millions of dollars of inventory and shipments by proper scheduling and analyzing of products as derived from market forecasts, customer orders and trend analysis, and inputs these requirements into the planning system. The position entails developing weekly production requirements and releasing work orders, scheduling of sales orders, interfacing with customer service, sales professionals, purchasing, engineering, and manufacturing to meet customer expectations. Compensation package includes a $1,500 signing bonus. 

What You Will Do:

•    Formulates the master production plan that best meets market forecasts, inventory objectives and customer requirements, and inputs to MRP for assemble to order products.
•    Analyze, develop, and publish weekly production schedules as well as update MRP system with 52 week planned requirements.
•    Scheduling of customer sales orders in Oracle based on availability and customer expectations.
•    Interfaces with sales, engineering, customer service, marketing, and manufacturing to resolve customer and facility build requirements.
•    Provides inputs to demand planning on shipment schedules, plans and forecast based on capacity. (S&OP process).
•    Releases work orders to the manufacturing floor aligned with the production plan.
•    Coordinate and participate in Phase In / Phase Out Product meetings to eliminate/reduce obsolete inventory impact.

What You Will Do - cont'd

•    Constantly maintain, evaluate, recommend, and implement improvements in material requirements planning (MRP) to drive down inventory levels.
•    Develop and maintain procedures and work instructions to support master planning.
•    Researches and resolves daily MRP problems including identifying product structure problems, input and other errors.
•    Performs extensive data entry.
•    Responsible for creating, measuring, disseminating, and presenting statistical data and variance reporting and analysis.

What You Need To Be Successful

•    Bachelor’s degree in statistical or supply chain related discipline. Master’s degree and APICS certification a plus. 
•    Minimum five (5) years supply chain experience.
•    Key competencies include sound business judgment and decision making.
•    Ability to work with all employees at all levels of management.
•    Self-starter, someone who is proactive and who can lead by example.
•    Demonstrated ability to think out of the box and help drive change.
•    Demonstrated analytical experience or ability.
•    Excellent technical/computer skills including Excel.  AS400 and Oracle preferred.
•    Demonstrated knowledge of lean and continuous improvement.
•    Excellent interpersonal, communication, organization, problems solving, business acumen, and time management skills.




STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  24511
Job Category:  Supply Chain Management

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19129

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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