Sr Production Planner

Posted: 01/05/2022

Careers that Change Lives

In this exciting role as a Sr. Production Planner, you will be part of the Fort Worth MICD Supply Chain team. This position will champion supply planning initiatives and support the department’s strategic goals and objectives. You will monitor key performance indicators (KPI), e.g. on time delivery, backorder, product availability, schedule adherence, net requirement attainment, Leadtime and support production and supply chain reporting.

Join a Culture of Collaboration and Innovation.

A career at Medtronic is like no other. We’re purposeful. We’re committed. And we’re driven by our Mission to alleviate pain, restore health and extend life for millions of people worldwide.

A Day in the Life

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

  • Plans, prepares, issues, and controls production schedules and directs material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of raw and approved finished goods materials timed to meet production requirements.
  • Advises management of the status of work in progress, material availability, inventory levels, and potential production or material supply disruptions to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials, and services are provided on-time and at an optimal cost.
  • Schedules equipment and personnel, confirms material supply and demands, prepares work orders or purchase requests for the production or purchase of components or parts based on a master production schedule, shop load, and inventory requirements.
  • Coordinates interdepartmental activity with quality assurance, manufacturing, purchasing, engineering, inventory control, traffic, demand planning, etc.; schedules and expedites the movement of parts by means of move orders, stock transfers, and requests for shipping orders.
  • Communicate with senior internal and external customers and vendors.
  • Exchange information of facts, statuses, ideas, and issues to achieve objectives and influence decision-making.
Must Have: Minimum Requirements
 
  • Bachelors degree required
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience

Nice to Have
  • Knowledgeable and skilled in SAP
  • Knowledgeable and skilled in Excel; preferably someone with experience in excel (Macros, V-Lookups, Pivot Tables, etc.)
  • Highly analytical with attention to detail and ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Strong communication skills (both verbally and in written) with a proven ability to understand key concepts and communicate with business stakeholders

About Medtronic


Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.  We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

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