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Medtronic, Inc. - North Haven, CT



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North Haven, Connecticut, United States

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3 days ago

Careers that Change Lives

Your dedication to quality is important to our customers and, most importantly, to their patients. As animportant member of Materials team in Manufacturing, the Buyer/Planner will utilize skills and experience inPlanning, Purchasing, Negotiating, Production Scheduling and Project Management to meet the goals of theMaterials Group and assigned Focus Factory.

Do meaningful work, make a difference, and improve lives — starting with your own.

The Minimally Invasive Therapies Group strives to enable earlier diagnosis, better treatment, fastercomplication-free recovery, and enhanced patient outcomes through less invasive surgical solutions. SURGICAL INNOVATIONS sets the standard for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) by creating innovative surgicalproducts and services 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

You will:

Plan, buy and schedule production related needs and materials through the production system to meet companyobjectives.

Understand and execute the Policies Procedures of the company in satisfying the day to day requirements ofplanning, procurement and production scheduling.

Utilize Lean Six Sigma tools within areas of responsibility to meet Department and Company objectives.

Work in and promote a team environment, including participation on cross-functional problem-solving andContinuous Improvement teams.

Anticipate issues, coordinate activities and follow up with Suppliers, Production, Warehouse, Quality andEngineering personnel to ensure timely movement and availability of materials.

Aggressively seek out cost reduction opportunities within product lines of direct responsibility, includingfully supporting all Plant and Corporate cost reduction projects.

Manage Supplier relationships and development for components directly related to product responsibilities.

Identify and lead process improvement projects internally and at supplier base.

Lead other projects as assigned by Department management

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree plus minimum of 2 years related experience in high volume Buyer/Planner role

ERP system experience, BPCS knowledge a plus.

General computer and software skills (Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.)

Proven track record of Organizational and Project Management skills

Nice to Have

APICS Certification Preferred. CPM certification a plus

Medical Products experience a plus


Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology can do to helpalleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow betterthan yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We can accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with theright people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’lives. Help us shape the future.


The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative ofthose that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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 regardto public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Inaddition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.Thisemployer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization ofall newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please clickhere:


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employeesassigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of allresponsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

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Medtronic, Inc.


Buyer/Planner Medtronic, Inc. - North Haven, CT, United States


Location: North Haven, CT

Company Profile:
Medtronic, Inc. manufactures and sells device-based medical therapies worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Cardiac and Vascular Group, and Restorative Therapies Group. The Cardiac and Vascular Group’s products include pacemakers; implantable defibrillators; leads and delivery systems; ablation products; electrophysiology catheters; products for the treatment of atrial fibrillation; information systems for the management of patients with cardiac rhythm disease management (CRDM) devices; coronary and peripheral stents and related delivery systems; therapies for uncontrolled hypertension; endovascular stent graft systems; heart valve replacement technologies; cardiac tissue ablation systems; and open heart and coronary bypass grafting surgical products. The Restorative Therapies Group offers products for various areas of the spine; bone graft substitutes; biologic products; trauma, implantable neurostimulation therapies, and drug delivery devices for the treatment of chronic pain, movement disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), overactive bladder, urinary retention, and fecal incontinence and gastroparesis; external insulin pumps; subcutaneous CGM systems; products to treat conditions of the ear, nose, and throat; and devices that incorporate advanced energy technology. It also manufactures and sells image-guided surgery and intra-operative imaging systems; and provides Web-based therapy management software solutions. The company serves hospitals, physicians, clinicians, and patients in approximately 140 countries. Medtronic, Inc. was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.