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Sr. Demand Supply Planner

Company: Intuitive Surgical
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionAt Intuitive, we are united behind our mission: we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints.
As a pioneer and market leader in robotic-assisted surgery, we strive to foster an inclusive and diverse team, committed to making a difference. For more than 25 years, we have worked with hospitals and care teams around the world to help solve some of healthcare--s hardest challenges and advance what is possible.
Intuitive has been built by the efforts of great people from diverse backgrounds. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere--"we strive to foster an inclusive culture built around diversity of thought and mutual respect. We lead with inclusion and empower our team members to do their best work as their most authentic selves.
Passionate people who want to make a difference drive our culture--"our team members are grounded in integrity, have a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and bring diverse, real world experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and achieve their highest potential.
Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together, let--s advance the world of minimally invasive care.Job DescriptionPrimary Function of Position:This position is seeking a creative, analytical and flexible individual to help lead Demand and Supply planning activities for Service Business Unit to meet our Customer's requirements. - Responsible for working with Field Service Engineering, Distributors, Finance, Logistics, Quality, Production Planning, Manufacturing/Service Operations, Supply Chain and Manufacturing Engineers to obtain an optimal Demand and Supply Plan. - Ensure the right mix of materials is in the proper locations. Develop key planning initiatives and strategies to support the ongoing transformation. - Continuous improvement of systems and processes as well as special projects to drive efficiency and scalability.Roles and Responsibilities:Review and validate planning applications (SPP, SAP, o9) statistical forecasts for demand planning and Material/Capacity constrained build plans by gathering inputs from Field Service Engineering, Logistic, Supply Chain, Finance, and Manufacturing/Service Operations.Participate in and support of complex planning projects, research, and analysis in support of Service and Secondary Markets, working with Field Service Engineering and Finance to understand impact of forecast changes and drivers of forecast change such as economic trends, competitive issues and trends, events, pricing and product strategies, new product introductions and discontinuations.Interface with Production Master Scheduler and Service to support New Product Launches with FRU demand to achieve proper service level.Maintain and communicate KPI's, project status updates and material availability escalationsResponsible for creating material buffers (ie Safety Stock) in planning applications (SPP,SAP,o9) and loading MPS into MRP to drive component demand while ensuring SOX complianceAnalyze Demand changes in order to assess the risk around the Demand Plan and the impact of the changes to the - Supply PlanResponsible for creating quarterly SIOP charts and data/charts for monthly forecast reviewsDevelop constrained capacity and material build plan by working with cross functional teams to understand capacity assumptions such as - line efficiencies, number of lines and shifts, headcount and material lead times/constraints in order to develop constrained capacity and material build planMonitor metrics daily to identify potential supply risk and inventory exposures by aligning supply chain and manufacturing milestones against safety stock and/or forecast are supported in the correct plantsAbility to think through different Demand and Supply scenario planning and understand the impact to inventory projections and E&O exposure.Subject Matter Expert of planning applications (SPP, SAP,o9) to improve, initiate and drive process and system improvements to increase efficiency and effectiveness of the forecasting processMentor team members, Logistics and Service Operations around planning application (SPP, SAP, o9) demand and supply and lead changes throughout the organizationManage and review SOX compliance package for MRP load in multiple plantsQualificationsSkills, Experience, Education, & Training:Strong written and verbal communications skills, presentations skills, and ability to interact with associates at all levels of the organizationAbility to develop and maintain business partnerships with cross functional departments at all levels, including resolving conflicts, anticipating customer needs, and prioritizing workload and schedules from multiple projectsAbility to use analytical and quantitative skills, and statistical techniques to solve complex Supply Chain issuesAbility to manage multiple initiatives and work in a matrix environment where priorities change rapidly and tight deadlines existUnderstanding of quality and compliance requirements within the medical device manufacturing industryExperience with Advanced Planning Systems highly desirableExperience with ERP systems, Business Intelligence applications and MS Office products, preferably SAP ERP/BI, Tableau, EDW and Agile. - Strong skill set in Excel is a mustExperience in a high volume ECO environment dealing with multiple plants in ERPBachelor/Master's degree in related field and -minimum of - 8 or more years of work experience in demand and supply planningAdditional InformationDue to the nature of our business and the role, please note that Intuitive and/or your customer(s) may require that you show current proof of vaccination against certain diseases including COVID-19. - Details can vary by role.Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws. Shift : Day Travel : 10% of the timeJob SummaryJob number: BotJobID402Date posted : 2022-06-09Profession: Manufacturing & OperationsEmployment type: Full-time

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