ORS Partners

Material Planner Analyst

2 weeks ago
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Established in 2003, CenTrak is a leader in Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) for the healthcare market. CenTrak improves healthcare operational workflow and the quality of patient care via the industry's most robust and scalable Enterprise Location Services™. These systems offer a unique combination of technology-linking RFID tags and sensors with displays and monitors which permit users to track, locate and observe movement of equipment and people in real-time. CenTrak currently tracks millions of tags and over 250,000 nurses/doctors in real-time. System solutions include areas such as Asset Tracking & Management, Nurse Call Automation, Clinical Operations and Workflow, Patient Safety, Environmental & Temperature Monitoring, Staff Security and Protection, Hand-Hygiene Compliance, New Baby Infant Protection, Medical Scope Management and Infection Control. The company’s Second-Generation Infrared (Gen2IR™) technology delivers certainty-based location data, a requirement for workflow and other key healthcare management applications.


With a culture fueled by innovation, CenTrak has been recognized in Deloitte’s Tech Fast 500 for three consecutive years as one of the fastest growing tech companies in North America, leading the industry with the most enterprise-wide installations (over 900+ healthcare installations worldwide). CenTrak’s technology can be found in over 30 of Becker’s Top 100 Greatest Hospitals in America. CenTrak is now in the midst of redefining how technology automates patient, staff and equipment operations and enhances the patient experience in hospitals and outpatient clinics. It is a key tool in the hospital of the future automation toolbox that will change how healthcare will be delivered in the coming decades.




CenTrak is seeking a Material Planner Analyst to be responsible for both planning and purchasing a variety of finished products and materials to support CenTrak’s sales operations. The ideal candidate will coordinate and report on key supply chain and materials management metrics relating to procurement activities with our Asian manufacturing partners to maintain proper inventory levels and support ongoing projects. The Material Planner Analyst will monitor the scheduled production and serve as primary liaison for subcontractor’s production and CenTrak’s customers’ expected product deliveries.


  • Provide on-time delivery to support demand requirements
  • Ensure company inventory is up to date and sufficient to maintain current demands and future pipeline projects
  • Maintain purchased inventory investment and maximize purchasing operating efficiency
  • Track inventory trends to determine what components/finished goods are in high/low demand
  • Effectively and proactively manage re-order points
  • Analyze 3-, 6- and 9-month pipeline reports to track future demand for various parts
  • Review and initiate purchases and plan the supply of materials used for both production and fulfillment
  • Ensure review and maintenance of min/max and safety stock inventory levels to support changes in production plans and material usage
  • Coordinate phase in and phase out of materials to Operations to minimize obsolescence
  • Support new product development, coordinate scheduling and ramp-up of new product releases
  • On occasion, negotiate pricing of components or finished goods with suppliers and participate in supplier selection
  • Conduct weekly review of inventory trend reports that summarize progress in supply chain objectives and metrics
  • Interface with various departments and management to identify, communicate and resolve planning-related problems






  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Scientific or Accounting fields
  • 1-2 years of experience
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities. Outstanding cross-functional skills
  • Intermediate to Expert level Microsoft Excel skills
  • Self-starter with strong sense of ownership, assertive follow-through and orientation towards results
  • Ability to perform well under pressure, adapt to change and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Proven ability to quickly learn new technologies. Proven track record for solid and rapid decision making
  • Able to interpret and disseminate information
  • Able to prepare basic reports using the appropriate mode of communication
  • Must be comfortable with technology and the use of standard office programs and networks
  • Customer / Client service orientation; driven to meet or exceed consumer expectations


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