SC Buyer Planner Sr
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Requisition ID: 50896 - Title: SC Buyer Planner Sr - ACT -
Division: Arthrex California Inc (US03) - Location: Santa Barbara,
CA - Arthrex, Inc. is a global medical device company and a leader
in new product development and medical education in orthopedics.
Arthrex is actively searching for a Sr. Supply Chain Buyer Planner
to be responsible for all procurement related activities for high
level strategic product launches. Join our talented team at a
global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat
Their Patients Better---.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Identifies new suppliers and initiates internal paperwork for
approval. May also disqualify suppliers.
Assesses external capability and capacity, for new product
development phases, and future production.
Communicates requirements, technical specifications, and new
product development timeline, to ensure future Arthrex's partners
Manages high-level strategic product launches.
Supports the Engineering Change Order process where needed.
Reviews MRP outputs weekly to ensure all required actions are taken
- expedites, de-expedites, cancels, creates, etc.
Keeps abreast of changes affecting both supply and demand of
products and materials.
Manages workflow at each subcontractor to ensure delivery as
required. - Adjusts delivery schedules to support forecasts or
Ensures item costing is fair and reasonable. - Works with each
vendor to reduce costs while still maintaining quality and
deliveries. Works with Finance for cost rolls and price
Manages any required conference calls with key suppliers to resolve
current schedule and issues.
Discusses defective goods with inspection or quality control
personnel, suppliers and others to determine the origin and take
Maintains and reviews inventory levels based upon forecast, safety
stock, and/or strategic product importance. - Identifies those
products that are excess or slow moving.
Travels to offsite suppliers to manage new projects/reviews.
Identifies excess and obsolete items as well as potential items for
This position may have functional supervisory responsibilities.
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree
required. Bachelor's degree preferred.
8 years of relevant experience required. 10 years of relevant
Direct MRP experience required. SAP experience strongly
Project Management experience required
Medical Device experience strongly preferred
BI/BW or similar software experience preferred
Industry Certification preferred
Supervisory experience preferred
Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or
Knowledge of Supply Chain concepts, Vendor Management, FDA and ISO
Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:
Microsoft Office/Windows. Excel Macros/Pivot Tables/VLookups
Arthrex Inc., a privately held company headquartered in Naples,
Florida, is a global leader in orthopedic surgical device design,
research, manufacturing and medical education committed to one
mission: Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better---. Arthrex
has pioneered the field of arthroscopy and sports medicine and
innovates more than 1,000 new products and procedures every year to
advance minimally invasive orthopedics worldwide.
Our core value is Making People Better. As a leading health care
technology innovator, we are committed to making people's lives
better. The contributions we make to science and medicine have the
potential to get a star athlete back in the game or improve the
quality of someone's life. It's truly meaningful work.
Making People Better also signifies our corporate social
responsibility and commitment to employees and communities. We make
employees' lives better through job security, educational and
professional growth opportunities, unique benefits and amenities,
and modern facilities that promote a vibrant and dynamic atmosphere
of collaboration, mutual respect and camaraderie. We also make
important economic and philanthropic contributions to the
communities we serve.
As a certified Great Place to Work - and one of the country's Best
Workplaces for Manufacturing and Production, Arthrex is proud of
its award-winning, family business culture. With more than 6,000
employees around the world, we are growing and looking for
candidates who champion our Arthrex Proud values of Innovation,
Integrity, Dedication, Teamwork and Competitive Spirit.
We invite you to explore our numerous exceptional benefits at
careers.arthrex.com or visit us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or
protected veteran status.
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