Supply Chain Planning Manager

North of Boston, MA

Posted: 09/24/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 175893 Pay Rate: $130,000

Are you looking to develop your professional skills as part of a collaborative team? A Medical Device company seeks a talented and experienced Supply Chain Planning Manager to join their team! This individual will lead the planning of components and direct material purchases to support global manufacturing operations. Additionally, this is a great prospect for an enthusiastic professional who is looking to work within a rapidly growing and innovative environment.

  • Ensure material planning processes is followed and that materials will achieve target inventory levels
  • Deliver and measure component forecast plans for suppliers to support contract-manufacturer-purchased materials and requirements
  • Define and execute the supplier ramp up plans
  • Handle all aspects of component planning including tools, processes and metrics through the extended supply chain
  • Review short, medium, and long-term component supply positions to assure component supply and maintain component inventories within targeted safety stock
  • Develop detailed shipment plans to support manufacturing, particularly when recovering from supply issues
  • Work with suppliers and category managers to negotiate favorable prices
  • Oversee purchasing for direct materials and finished devices

  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Business or Engineering 
  • 5 or more years of purchasing experience
  • Outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficient Microsoft Office expertise (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Background in medium/high volume electronics, plastics, and sterile packaging
  • Proven background in delivering on supply assurance results
  • Understanding of supply chain and MRP processes, including new system implementation
  • Supplier certification and performance metrics reporting

Nice to Haves
  • MBA
  • Medical Device industry experience 
  • Microsoft Dynamics Ax knowledge
  • Competence to multi-task, take initiative, work independently, and use creative problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic, organized, analytical, customer-service oriented, and collaborative 
  • Capability to create and maintain a team spirit and harmonious working relationships

Job ID: 175893

Please note, our client is only considering local candidates currently. Thank you!

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