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Senior Demand Supply Planner

Company Description

At Intuitive, we are united behind our mission: we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints.
As a pioneer and market leader in robotic-assisted surgery, we strive to foster an inclusive and diverse team, committed to making a difference. For more than 25 years, we have worked with hospitals and care teams around the world to help solve some of healthcare's hardest challenges and advance what is possible.
Intuitive has been built by the efforts of great people from diverse backgrounds. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere. We strive to foster an inclusive culture built around diversity of thought and mutual respect. We lead with inclusion and empower our team members to do their best work as their most authentic selves.
Passionate people who want to make a difference drive our culture. Our team members are grounded in integrity, have a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and bring diverse, real world experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and achieve their highest potential.
Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together, let's advance the world of minimally invasive care.

Job Description

Primary Function of Position

This position is seeking a creative, statistical and flexible individual to help Perform Supply and Demand planning activities for Service Business Unit.  Responsible for working with Field Service Engineering, Finance, Logistics, Quality, Production Planning, Manufacturing/Service Operations, Supply Chain and Manufacturing Engineers to obtain an optimal Demand and Supply Plan in order to meet the company’s priorities.  Develop key planning initiatives and strategies to support the ongoing transformation and continuous improvement of systems and processes along with other projects to drive efficiency and scalability.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Review and validate planning applications (SPP, SAP, o9) statistical forecasts for demand planning and Material/Capacity constrained build plans by gathering inputs from Field Service Engineering, Logistic, Supply Chain, Finance, and Manufacturing/Service Operations.
  • Participate in analysis working with Field Service Engineering and Finance to understand impact of forecast changes and drivers of forecast change such as economic trends, competitive issues, events, pricing and product/regional strategies.
  • Maintain and communicate KPI’s, project status updates and material availability escalations.
  • Responsible for creating material buffers (ie Safety Stock) in planning applications (SPP,SAP,o9) and loading MPS into MRP to drive component demand while ensuring SOX compliance.
  • Review Demand changes in order to assess the risk around the Demand Plan and the impact of the changes to the Supply Plan.
  • Responsible for creating quarterly SIOP charts and data/charts for monthly forecast reviews.
  • Monitor metrics daily to identify potential supply risk and inventory exposures by aligning supply chain and manufacturing milestones against safety stock and/or forecast are supported in the correct plants.
  • Ability to think through different Demand and Supply scenario planning and understand the impact to inventory projections and E&O exposure.
  • Ability to use and understand planning applications (SPP, SAP,o9) to improve, initiate and drive process and system improvements to increase efficiency and effectiveness of the forecasting process.
  • Manage and review SOX compliance package for MRP load in multiple plants.
  • Responsible for maintaining proper inventory levels at the right location/region, and report inventory health.

Qualifications

Skill/Job Requirements

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, presentations skills, and ability to interact with associates at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to develop and maintain business partnerships with cross functional departments at all levels, including resolving conflicts, anticipating customer needs, and prioritizing workload and schedules from multiple projects
  • Ability to use analytical and quantitative skills, and statistical techniques to solve complex Supply Chain issues
  • Ability to manage multiple initiatives and work in a matrix environment where priorities change rapidly and tight deadlines exist
  • Understanding of quality and compliance requirements within the medical device manufacturing industry
  • Experience with Advanced Planning Systems highly desirable
  • Experience with ERP systems, Business Intelligence applications and MS Office products, preferably SAP ERP/BI, Tableau, EDW and Agile.  Proven skill set in Excel is a must.
  • Experience in a high volume ECO environment dealing with multiple plants in ERP
  • Bachelor/Master’s degree in a related field, or equivalent education and experience.
  • Minimum 6 years of experience in demand and supply chain

Additional Information

Due to the nature of our business and the role, please note that Intuitive and/or your customer(s) may require that you show current proof of vaccination against certain diseases including COVID-19.  Details can vary by role.

Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.

We provide market-competitive compensation packages, inclusive of base pay, incentives, benefits, and equity. It would not be typical for someone to be hired at the top end of range for the role, as actual pay will be determined based on several factors, including experience, skills, and qualifications. The target salary ranges are listed.

Due to the nature of our business and the role, please note that Intuitive and/or your customer(s) may require that you show current proof of vaccination against certain diseases including COVID-19.  Details can vary by role.

Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.

We provide market-competitive compensation packages, inclusive of base pay, incentives, benefits, and equity. It would not be typical for someone to be hired at the top end of range for the role, as actual pay will be determined based on several factors, including experience, skills, and qualifications. The target salary ranges are listed.

Base Salary Range Region 1: $147,600 USD - $212,400 USD
Base Salary Range Region 2: $125,500 USD - $180,500 USD
Shift: Day
Travel: 10% of the time
Workplace Type: Set Schedule - This job will be onsite weekly, the percentage of onsite work will be defined by the leader.

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