Production Planner III - SC

Date: Nov 9, 2021

Location: Pendleton, SC, US, 29670

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 50889 
Title: Production Planner III - SC 
Division: Arthrex Manufacturing Inc (US02) 
Location: Pendleton, SC





Main Objective:

Releases work orders and/or coordinates production planning activities relating to MPI’s, validation, outside services, etc.

Oversees the capacity planning function to ensure demand forecasts can be supported

Coordinates sourcing decisions, capital investments, and Engineering/Operations changes based on capacity analysis


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reviews MRP outputs to ensure all required actions are taken
  • Identifies MRP demand changes and makes modifications to production schedule and capacity needs
  • Reviews capacity planning KPI’s to ensure accuracy of work center, router, and master data
  • Provides data-driven solutions to any scheduling, capacity, or timeline issues
  • Updates planning parameters to maintain appropriate inventory levels and production efficiency
  • Participates in new product introductions to analyze impact on demand and capacity
  • Monitors, analyzes, tunes, and implements necessary changes in manufacturing resource utilization which include in-sourcing and/or outsourcing of components and finished goods
  • Works closely with Manufacturing Engineering and shop floor to improve production efficiency
  • Works closely with Master Schedulers to establish delivery sequences to departments according to job order priorities and anticipated availability of material
  • Establishes and maintains key performance indicators related to capacities, on-time deliveries, and inventory levels
  • Leads monthly capacity meetings and projects related to delivery of new products. 
  • Assists in establishing S&OP process


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Business, Supply Chain, or related field
  • 4 years of relevant experience required
  • Medical Device experience preferred
  • Planning/Scheduling/Manufacturing/Forecasting experience preferred
  • SAP experience preferred
  • BI/BW or similar software experience preferred


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

Ability to perform analytics favoring data visualization. 

Ability to negotiate with outside vendors and suppliers.

Ability to lead meetings and projects.

Full working knowledge of materials management systems. SAP Preferred.


Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

Advanced MS Excel, other related software, and SAP knowledge preferred

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: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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