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Sr Supply Chain Planner/Project Manager

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Sr Supply Chain Planner/Project Manager




Boulder, CO, 80305, USA


Sr Supply Chain Planner/Project Manager


Boulder, Colorado, United States

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2 days ago

Careers that Change Lives

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, faster complication-free recovery, and enhancedpatient outcomes through less invasive surgical solutions.

SURGICAL INNOVATIONS sets the standard for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) by creating innovative surgical products and services that focuson obesity and diseases and conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, lung, abdominal wall, pelvic region, and the head and neck.

We value what makes you unique. Be a part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress, and deliver meaningfulinnovations.

A Day in the Life

As a Sr. Supply Chain Planner, you will lead complex projects and initiatives relating to Supply Chain Management with the intention ofimproving business perfor-mance and service.

You will:

Lead complex projects including optimization of production capacity, transfer of products between facilities, balancing global inventorynetwork, improving global service levels, improving manufacturing/ supply chain efficiency.

Manage supply chain from forecast input through to goods being received in the Distribution Center

Ensure optimal net requirements signals are provided and communicated to manufacturing. Ensure multi- echelon system accu-racy

Maintain appropriate DRP parameters.

Own supply chain service and inventory metrics. Leadership of regular cross-functional metric performance reviews.

Work with all levels of Corporate and Plant Management, Product Managers, Global Marketing Managers, Corporate and Plant Planners to identifyand implement supply chain continuous improvement.

Carry out the planning of inventory in all locations and to match supply with demand.

Realize and drive the optimal balance between service (BO and Fill Rate) and inventory, while working to reduce Logistic costs.

Work with Demand Planning/Marketing to improve forecast variance and minimize slow and non-moving inventory.

Effectively plan and control the supply chain to meet and exceed KPI’s relating to Customer Service, inventory levels/inventory weeks, andforecast variance.

Partner with the manufacturing plants, developing projections of inventory/ service recovery during periods of supply disruption.

Coordinate closely with and serve as the primary contact with Manufacturing, Finance, Customer Service and develop relationships withMarketing.

Utilize lean principles and root cause/ corrective action methodology to drive continual improvement in processes leading to step functionimprovement in performance in Service/Inventory.

Support the development and continuous improvement of MITG SOP process.

Actively plan and support new business opportunities, new product introductions, integrations and transfers.

Work cross functionally with RD, Finance, Engineering and customer service on project teams

work closely with Demand planning/Marketing to understand business shifts and improve forecast accuracy.

Travel and visit both domestic and international plants up to 20%

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

Bachelors degree in Business, Operations, Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management or related discipline plus relevant knowledge and5-7 years of experience of working in a Supply Chain / Manufacturing environment.

Rigorous mathematics/analytics/statistical skills demonstrated through education or professional background

Proven ability to meet and maintain customer / business expectations and requirements.

Excellent statistical and mathematics skills

Software skills including MS Office (Access Excel focus)

Working knowledge of SAP, JDE and/or Manugistics

Excellent written and verbal communication

Demonstrated project management skills

Excellent analytical skills

Experience implementing/ utilizing LEAN/Six Sigma techniques a plus.

Knowledge of distribution planning, logistics, warehousing or transportation a plus.

Nice to Have

APICS (CPIM) or ISM (CPM) certification

Medical Device/ Medical Supplies Manufacturing experience a plus.


Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology can do to help alleviate pain, restorehealth and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting andrewarding place to be.

We can accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on ourteam. 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 of those that must be met by anemployee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals withdisabilities 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 regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected byfederal, state or local law. In addition, 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 of all newly hired employees. Forfurther information about the E-Verify program, please click here:


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

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Medtronic, Inc.


Sr Supply Chain Planner/Project Manager Medtronic, Inc. - Boulder, CO, United States


Location: Boulder, CO

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.