Distribution Planner

Phoenix, Arizona

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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Job Info

At Intuitive, 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. Our mission is our guiding force; our culture is the DNA that makes us unique.  

As a pioneer in robotic-assisted surgery (RAS), we have been expanding our innovations through technology to help make a difference in the world. For 25 years, human ingenuity has guided our journey to help solve some of healthcare’s complex challenges. 

We believe a great idea can come from anywhere—inclusion and mutual respect are vital to our culture. We value character grounded in integrity, a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and diverse 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 strive to 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 help to advance the world of minimally invasive care. 

Primary Function:

The primary function of this position is to coordinate and execute planning activities for International and Domestic markets. This position is responsible for supporting Instruments and Accessories shipments and replenishments to ensure customer orders are shipped on time. The ultimate goal is to ensure Instruments and Accessories are positioned to support demand at all times, while avoiding excess inventory, international compliance impact, and delays for our internal and external customers. The position is responsible for executing quarterly forecast while maintaining close contact with the different point of contacts at our distribution centers around the world.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Performs planning activities in systems like SAP, O9 and Agile
  • Ability to analyze global inventory levels and allocate appropriate inventory to different locations.
  • Identify, document and implement planning processes aimed at achieving and maintaining operational excellence.
  • Provides planning functions for Instruments and Accessories, End of Life, Excess & Obsolescence, and Field Actions.
  • Create and maintain process for reporting planning metrics and analysis
  • Maintains and communicates project status updates, KPI’s, and material availability escalations
  • Actively participates in various staff and core team meetings to communicate project updates
  • Collaborate with the Master Scheduling team on I&A Forecasting activities
  • Prepares information for  recurring business review meetings with senior management
  • Perform other projects or duties that may be assigned
  • Collaborate with the Logistics team to improve transportation cost and service levels
  • Participate in the continuous improvement of current systems and processes

Skill/Job Requirements:

  • Minimum BS degree, or minimum 5+ years of work experience on planning functions
  • Highly proficient in MS Office products and ERP systems, preferably SAP and Agile.
  • Detailed understanding of material planning, factory scheduling and supply planning.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects successfully
  • Ability to make effective presentations to peers and managers
  • Strong analytical skills to interpret data for reports and apply mathematic techniques in practical situations
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong interpersonal skills to develop good working relationships at various levels and to resolve complaints
  • Able to work independently in a fast paced environment with little to no supervision
  • Must be innovative, detail-oriented, experienced in highly visible/dynamic projects
  • Capable of managing multiple, high-priority assignments and meet firm deadlines
  • We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer

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.  

Shift : Shift 1 - Day

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Travel Requirements: Yes, 10 % of the Time Shift: Shift 1 - Day

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