Global Demand Planner I

Date: Jun 13, 2024

Location: Naples, FL, US, 34108

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 60190 
Title: Global Demand Planner I 
Division: Arthrex, Inc. (US01) 
Location: Naples, FL





Arthrex is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics. Arthrex is actively seeking for a Global Demand Planner I. This role will be responsible for demand planning specific product groupings in conjunction with the S&OP process, ensuring company strategy is encompassed in a usable demand plan. Interaction and cooperation with Product Management, Domestic and International Sales and Operations teams, Finance, Supply Chain and S&OP will be vital to success in this role. The demand planner is the key position to ensuring forecast accuracy to help Arthrex continue to grow and achieve our top line goal. Join our talented team and help us stay focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Oversee demand planning and management processes for new and existing products.

2. Develop demand forecasts based on demand patterns, business trends, and market intelligence.

3. Work with Global customers, sales team and product management to improve forecast accuracy.

4. Responsible for collecting all additional demand forecasts for assigned product lines and communicating the demand to Supply Chain Buyers.

5. Works closely with Supply Chain counterparts to ensure global forecasts are executed upon and provide global market inputs where needed.

6. Involved in all new MPIs for assigned product groups.

7. Schedule monthly forecast meetings with all customers as required.

8. Maintains and reviews Forecast vs. Actual usage for assigned products.

9. Liaison for IT for all demand planning related projects and business development.

10. Identify areas of improvements and recommend action plans.

11. Utilize analytical, marketing, sales and purchasing knowledge to effectively plan future increases or decreases of product demands.

12. Work closely with Sales, Marketing and Supply Chain teams to effectively manage demand planning during product phase in/phase out.

13. Global project engagement with IT, Supply Chain, Regional Sales and Operations teams.

14. Direct involvement in S&OP process and converting S&OP topics into usable demand plan.



Limited use and/or application of basic principles, theories, and concepts.  Limited knowledge of industry practices and standards


Reasoning Ability:

Provides routine forecasts of limited scope and complexity following established policies and procedures.



Work is closely supervised. Follows specific, detailed instructions and specific direction.



  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel
  • IBM Planning Analytics and SAP experience is a plus
  • Able to generate non-complex forecast trend analysis
  • Good communication both written and verbal


Education/ Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Business, Finance or Supply Chain
  • Experience in Demand Planning, Supply Chain or S&OP preferred
  • Experience in Demand Planning within the Medical Device or similar industry is a plus


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.




Arthrex 2024 Benefits

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Company-Provided Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Supplemental Insurance Plans (Accident, Cancer, Hospital, Critical Illness)
  • Matching 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Annual Bonus
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Free Onsite Medical Clinics
  • Free Onsite Lunch
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Trip of a Lifetime
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • Volunteer PTO
  • Employee Assistance Provider (EAP)



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: Naples

Job Segment: Demand Planner, Supply Chain, Medical Device, Supply, Operations, Healthcare, Marketing