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SC Buyer Planner Sr

Date: Nov 19, 2021

Location: Santa Barbara, CA, US, 93111

Company: Arthrex

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 best performance.
  • 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 customer orders.
  • 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 adjustments.
  • 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 corrective action.
  • 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 insourcing/outsourcing.
  • 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 experience preferred
  • Direct MRP experience required. SAP experience strongly preferred
  • Purchasing/Manufacturing/Forecasting/Sourcing/International experience required
  • 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 Training:

Knowledge of Supply Chain concepts, Vendor Management, FDA and ISO regulations required.

 

 

 

Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

Microsoft Office/Windows. Excel Macros/Pivot Tables/VLookups strongly preferred.

 

 

 

About Arthrex

 

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 Instagram.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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: Santa Barbara
Nearest Secondary Market: Santa Maria

Job Segment: Procurement, Medical, Orthopedic, Engineer, ERP, Operations, Healthcare, Engineering, Technology