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Supply Chain Planner - Inventory Optimization

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Supply Chain Planner - Inventory Optimization


Boulder, Colorado, United States

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**Careers that Change Lives**

You will be a member of Medtronics Global Supply Chain Planning team in Boulder, CO. Impact patient outcomes.Come for a job, stay for a career.The Minimally Invasive Therapies Group strives to enable earlier diagnosis, better treatment, faster

complication-free recovery, and enhanced patient outcomes through less invasive surgical solutions. SURGICALINNOVATIONS sets the standard for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) by creating innovative surgical products andservices that focus on obesity and diseases and conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, lung, abdominal wall,pelvic region, and the head and neck.

**A Day in the Life**

As the Inventory Optimization Supply Chain Planner, you will advance the maturity of inventory planning andstandardized supply planning practices throughout the business units global distribution and manufacturinglocations by collaborating with planners around the world on an optimized global safety stock inventory plan. Additionally, you will drive continuous improvement and adherence through review and best practice sharing withother Medtronic businesses and peers.You will support the Global Supply Chain Organization by deploying and maintaining the monthly EnterpriseInventory Optimization (EIO) global safety stock review process which is used to calculate optimized worldwideinventory levels to support business needs collaborating in designing and deploying process improvements, toolsand reports as well as working with supply chain planners and regional leads to validate the EIO model.

You will:

+ Enhance and expand the usage of EIO modeling worldwide.

+ Monitor EIO supply chain network model data inputs and works with planners to ensure inputs align withbusiness goals

+ Partner with Master Data Management to ensure a high accuracy in system data

+ Conduct analysis to validate lead times, yields, and other calculated input variables

+ Design and conduct what-if simulation experiments to understand inventory impact of demand and supplyinput changes

+ Identify opportunities for continuous improvement of the inventory planning process workscollaboratively with planners and regional leads to implement

+ Provide planner training, coaching and mentoring to enhance capabilities and address gaps ordeficiencies

+ Monitor the monthly EIO process to ensure planner compliance and timely submission

+ Establish process to identify errors or gaps in safety stock management

+ Load EIO recommendations into SAP APO per the monthly cadence

+ Lead deployment of EIO enhancements within the business unit

+ Coordinate and executes testing and implementation of key system changes and reporting toolsetenhancements

+ Lead the expansion of EIO modeling to new regions, countries or product families

+ Maintain project timeline and coordinate tasks required to meet project goals and deadlines

+ Coordinate resolution of broad supply chain planning process gaps or inconsistencies collaborativelywith business, regional, and corporate owners

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelors degree required

+ Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with 0 years of experience

**Nice to Have**

+ PreviousSupply Chain Planning, Demand or Supply Planning within Operations

+ Advanced Planning System experience

+ Self-motivated problem solver

+ Strong analytical skills

+ High Proficiency with Excel

+ Supply Chain experience with either Forecasting/ Demand Planning or Supply/ Inventory Planning

+ Experience maintaining planning systems and master data

+ Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Operations Management, Computer/ Information Systems,Mathematics, Supply Chain, or similar

+ APICS CPIM or CSCP certified

+ Lean Sigma Green or Black Belt certified

+ A3 Problem Solving experience

+ Fluent/ capable in basic statistics

+ Medtronic Business Unit Global Supply Chain experience with either Forecasting/ Demand Planning orSupply/ Inventory Planning

+ Inventory Optimization/ EIO exposure within or outside of Medtronic

+ SAP APO Demand Planning (DP)

+ SAP APO Supply Network Planning (SNP)

+ Manugistics Demand Planning or Master Planning/ Fulfillment

+ SAP or APO system project implementation experience

+ Business Analyst or Report Development

+ Report tool or query creation

+ Inventory Management experience

+ Sales and Operations Planning concepts and experience

**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. Lets 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)
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Posted: 2020-02-14 Expires: 2020-03-20
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