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Senior Supply Planner

Company: Danaher
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving health care through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. As a member of our team, you'll get to make an immediate, measurable impact on a global scale, within an environment that fosters career growth and development. Our mission drives us, every moment of every day, as we develop rapid groundbreaking solutions to solve the world's most complex health challenges!

Our associates are involved in every stage of molecular diagnostics - from ideation and innovation through development and delivery of life-changing advancements in healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology and oncology applications. For more details, visit us at www.cepheid.com or follow us on Twitter. (@CepheidNews)

This position is onsite at our Sunnyvale, CA location.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Improve OEE, capacity planning, scheduling and production planning.
  • Implementation of successful continuous improvement through Lean Leadership (Daily Management, Leader Standard Work, and Gemba Walks).
  • Optimize cross functional resources to achieve complex and unique objectives within budget and timelines
  • Develop and facilitate proposals, to support organizing and conducting relevant, concise, data driven, professional presentations to leadership with recommendations.
  • Perform critical analysis of material requirements from Production and Engineering drawings and documents in released or pre-released status.
  • Drive cost savings and quality improvements.
  • Create the manufacturing forecast and load the planning database accordingly.
  • Develop rough-cut capacity plans to analyze and negotiate resource requirements.
  • Develop an executable master production schedule in accordance with shelf life and inventory guidelines.
  • Minimize inventory write-offs.

Minimum requirements:

Education or Experience (in years):

  • Bachelor's degree with 8+ years of related work experience OR Master's degree in field with 6+ years of related work experience

Knowledge and skills:

  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. Preferred SAP experience.
  • Thorough understanding of master production scheduling, capacity planning and forecasting principals.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to facilitate groups or meetings.
  • Experience with SOPs, GMP, ISO, JIT, MRP.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word.
  • Analytics and model deployment experience and value-stream mapping.
  • Experience leading Kaizen events including elements such as standard work, planning process, value-analysis, material flow, or Heijunka. Implementation and teaching lean practices.
  • Knowledge of good manufacturing practice for medical devices in FDA regulated environment desired.

Preferred requirements:

  • APICS certification, CPIM preferred.
  • Medical device manufacturing experience.
  • SQL and Visio experience valued.

About Danaher

As part of the Danaher family of companies, our work at Cepheid is supported by a global science and technology innovator. In addition to Danaher's unrivaled leadership training and professional development programs, this relationship also provides expanded career opportunities across industries and brands. Together, we are united by a shared purpose: Helping Realize Life's Potential!

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available here.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available here.

Keywords: Danaher, Newark , Senior Supply Planner, Other , Newark, California

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