Demand Planning Professional-Cary, NC

Job Description

Now’s our time to inspire the future of healthcare together.

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents. More than 48,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. We stand with our customers around the world to support them in delivering high quality care to their patients. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services. This is what truly matters to us.


Join our team now at Siemens Healthineers as Demand Planning Professional (Buyer / Planner)

JOB LOCATION: (Cary/NC ) Hybrid Model  1-2 days in the office.



This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As a Demand Planning Professional, you will be responsible for:

  • This position will be responsible for Buying / Planning activities for  the Invivo Source / Return Source Team.
  • Placing purchase orders with internal and external suppliers. This includes Create / Review /Reconcile Repair and Warranty Orders for external suppliers, and insuring timely delivery for all order types.
  • Managing goods receipt and invoice discrepancies with suppliers and our 3PL Logistics Provider..
  • Utilize Demand Planning Software and SAP to establish replenishment plans.
  • Analyzes, controls and reports on relevant KPI (Customer Delivery Performance, Zero Stock, On Time Delivery)
  • Generate and review low inventory items to avoid customer backorders and achieve Line-Item Fill rate goals.
  • Use root cause and corrective action to drive improvement in day-to-day activities.
  • Improve upon existing KPI’s as a measure of the health of the Supply Chain
  • Attending weekly, monthly meetings with suppliers, escalating material shortages. 
  • Generating reporting for Internal and External Suppliers.
  • Works closely with both internal and external customers.
  • Participate in LEAN initiatives and other performance improvement activities.
  • Project Participation.
  • Key Working Relationships: Contacts are with immediate manager, others in the team, CSML leadership and teams in the US, Asia and Germany, 3PL partners,  SLM /SVO teams within different Business Area and Internal and External Suppliers

This position may suit you best if you are familiar with what is below, and would like to do develop your career with Healthineers

  • You have excellent presentation and communication skills, and you show team and customer orientation.
  • Understand multiple disciplines within a Supply Chain organization, APICs certifications a plus
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Supply Chain.
  • Are familiar with typical supply chain health metrics, e.g., forecast accuracy, LIFR, backorder.


Required skills /knowledge, Education and Experience to have for the success of this role

  • BS/BA in related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3 -5  years of successful experience in Buying, Planning or SCM with successful demonstration of responsibilities and knowledge as presented above.
  • Strong computer skills, knowledge of SAP, Power BI, Office 365 Suite preferred.
  • Strong communication skills with ability to communicate with management levels.
  • Proven customer support experience/customer orientation
  • Ability to multi-task in a high pressure environment
  • Proficiency in analyzing metrics and understanding data driven insights and solutions.
  • Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Experience working with multiple functions, worldwide internal as well as external contacts.
  • Ability to understand, on the phone, English spoken with a wide variety accents and skill levels
  • Willing to travel up to 10%


Siemens Healthineers has recently announced the next steps in our continued commitment to prioritize colleague health, comply with customer/business partner requirements, and help preserve our business continuity.  Going forward, please be aware that Siemens Healthineers requires full vaccination for all new hires by their start date.  (Note: Accommodations may be requested for certain medical or religious reasons).


At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.


As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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