Stryker Supply Planner in Carrigtwohill, Ireland

Requisition ID 23269BR

Job Title Supply Planner

Group Global Quality and Ops

Division GQO Headquarters

Business Unit GQO Corporate IBP

Business Function Supply Chain/Logistics/Distribution

Country IRELAND

City Carrigtwohill

Employment Category Full Time

Percent Travel Required Up to 10%

Shift 1st

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. Stryker products and services are available in over 100 countries. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Job Description / Information

Support the creation of an overall supply plan for the specific plants and 3 rd party suppliers within the specific franchise scope. The role will interface with production scheduling, procurement, and customer services to ensure an integrated approach in supply planning within the franchise and take the lead in responding to the demand requirements from the business and ensuring that there is supply plan in place to communicate what needs to be produced and purchased to the manufacturing and supply base within the franchise.

  • Responsible for projecting production for all business units. Monitor the projection accuracy and service level for the business and make appropriate amendments to the planning models based on customer expectations.

  • Ensure contingency plans in place for demand spikes.

  • Establish DII targets for FG. Monitor health status of FG holding and ensure targets are met.

  • Maintain PRMS in good order by operating the system effectively.

  • Partake in problem solving and trouble shooting in the business, collaborating with team members to achieve results.

  • Participate in NPI and product launches by partaking in meetings, offering constructive advice and collaborating with the Operations, Marketing and Customer to ensure a successful product launch.

  • Interface effectively with Operations, Finance, IT and Quality Assurance departments to provide customers with a quality product in a timely manner.

  • Follow-up on assigned CAPAs to ensure timely corrective and preventative actions are put in place.

  • Produce production plans and work with Operations on headcount and capacity analysis, which allow the business unit hit absorption levels.

  • Develop capacity plans for the business unit, which includes equipment and headcount. Proactively work with Operations to identify opportunities for productivity improvement and ensure productivity targets are met.

  • Deal with product availability queries from the Customer Services team in a timely manner.

  • Report BU metrics internally to BU and externally at BU review forums.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of at least 3 years planning experience in an MRP environment is essential. Must have a proven track record of planning expertise.

  • 3rd level qualification in Business, Materials Management, Supply Chain Management/Logistics or other equivalent is required.

  • Strong analytical numerical and problem solving skills.

  • Exceptional customer service orientation.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • An understanding of business operations is required.

  • The individual should enjoy working in a dynamic and results motivated team.

  • Self-starter with demonstrated efficient work methods and an ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.

  • Excellent PC system skills.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability