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Material Planner and Analyst

Material Planner and Analyst

ID 
2017-4546
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-PA-Newtown
Posted Date 
9/13/2017
Category 
Healthcare

More information about this job

Overview

This is an exciting time for CenTrak, as we continue to grow at an exponential pace. CenTrak is the perfect fit for the highly motivated, team-oriented, and entrepreneurial-minded individual.

 

CenTrak’s mission is to bring high quality, reliable, and affordable real-time location technology to healthcare. We are leaders in our field and work hard to create devices and infrastructure to capture the most accurate location and condition data of critical assets, staff members and patients. We harness healthcare leaders with big data and the peace of mind to make well-informed, “smarter” decisions for their patients, staff, and bottom line.

 

Our culture is fueled by innovation. We balance the ever-growing demands of healthcare with an even faster growing product portfolio. CenTrak has been recognized in Deloitte’s Tech Fast 500 for three consecutive years as one of the fastest growing tech companies and the top Real Time Location Systems (RTLS) provider in North America, leading the industry with the most enterprise-wise installations. Out of our 700+ worldwide healthcare installations, CenTrak’s technology can be found in over 30 of Becker’s Top 100 Greatest Hospitals in America.

Responsibilities

Mission:

The Material Planner and Analyst will 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.

 

  • Maintain a proactive Material Planning function with the objective of providing on time delivery to support demand requirements. Maintain purchased inventory investment and maximize purchasing operating efficiency.
  • Drive supply base performance improvement by supporting the development and implementation of strategies to improve delivery, reduce lead times, and effectively manage overall procurement inventory. Ensure performance analysis is completed to support inventory turn objectives
  • 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.
  • Monitor changes, modifications, and technological advances that affect the purchasing of goods and services. Work on Bill Of Materials (B.O.M.) to establish and monitor standard costing of raw materials and assemblies. 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. Track and execute strategies for cost reduction.
  • Negotiate price, terms and conditions with suppliers and participate in supplier selection
  • Conduct periodic review of reports that summarize progress in supply chain objectives and metrics.
  • Interface with other management to identify, communicate and resolve planning related problems.

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

  • Associate's or Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Scientific, or Accounting fields

  • 1-3 years of experience
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities. Outstanding cross-functional skills.
  • Intermediate to Expert level Microsoft Excel skills
  • Working knowledge of the supply chain
  • 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.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of software and hardware development processes. Understands components.
  • 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 and use of the appropriate mode of communication. 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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