International Supply Network Planner I

Date: Sep 10, 2022

Location: Ft Myers, FL, US, 33912

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 55430 
Title: International Supply Network Planner I 
Division: Arthrex, Inc. (US01) 
Location: Ft Myers, FL









Main Objective: 

The Supply Network Planner is a key supply chain role providing end to end support for network planning and inventory optimization in our international subsidiary network from the Arthrex Logistics Center. Provides analytical and technical support for the assigned market and regional International Demand Planner. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  1. Responsible for analyzing local market forecasts and executing inventory deployment based on that analysis.  This include fair share analysis of global inventory to allocate in market accordingly.  Converts purchase requisitions to Stock Transport Orders as necessary. 
  1. Responsible for analysis of risk inventory in responsible plants and propose plans for resolution. 
  1. Responsible for organizing launches on new registration products in market with regional demand planners. 
  1. Responsible for compiling reports and metrics to ensure business has proper feedback loops on performance to objectives.  This includes performance of root cause analysis on market backorders. 
  1. Develop SAP generated reports and various performance measures to identify opportunities for refinement of strategies, process improvement, and testing. 
  1. Manage SAP exception messages and act on recommended plan changes.  Including expediting or rescheduling purchase orders.   
  1. Work closely with purchasing and production to ensure material availability. 
  1. Frequently must explain SAP Planning policies and functions including how and why requirements are generated to personnel not necessarily familiar with that part of business. 
  1. Maintain and audit key SAP planning master data.  Including, lot size, lead time, MRP controllers, special procurement keys, schedule margin key and purchasing type. 
  1. Must develop excellent understanding of complex processes from beginning to end and all steps in detail in order to perform trouble shooting and process improvement effectively. 


Education and Experience:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; preferably in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, Logistics, or Operations.  
  • International experience preferred. 
  • ERP systems concept knowledge is required.  SAP ECC or APO experience Preferred. 
  • Ability to understand KPIs/metrics is highly preferred.   
  • APICS or IBF Certification preferred. 


Knowledge and Skill Requirements/ Specialized Courses and/or Training:  

Strong organizational, analytical, collaboration, and problem solving skills are required. The ability to work in a fast paced environment with limited supervision is required. Candidate must be flexible and have the ability to prioritize tasks. Strong influencing, persuading, good verbal and written communication skills with all levels and strong attention to detail are also required. 


Machine, Tools and/or Equipment Skills:  

Microsoft Word and Outlook preferred. 

Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel required. 


Reasoning Ability: 

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. 


Mathematical Skills 

Ability to comprehend and apply mathematical principles to the degree required to perform the job based upon job requirements.   


Language and Communication Skills: 

Ability to comprehend and apply language skills to the degree required to perform the job based upon the job requirements listed above.  Ability to verbally communicate ideas and issues effectively to other team members and management.  Ability to write and record data and information as required by procedures. 


Physical Demands: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.    


Vision Requirements: 

Visual acuity necessary to do the job safely and effectively.   


Work Environment: 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The area that this job is performed in is a general office or open cubicle/workstation environment.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 





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.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Myers
Nearest Secondary Market: Cape Coral

Job Segment: Logistics, Supply, Supply Chain, Supply Planner, Business Process, Operations, Management