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Material Supply Planner/Analyst

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Material Supply Planner / Analyst

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 66,000 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 a Material Supply Planning Professional. Role is based at our manufacturing site in Swords, Co Dublin, Ireland.

You will work as part of the site Procurement team, working with various functions such as Engineering and Logistics, to advance the purchasing programs with an international supply.  Supporting the achievement of business requirements in terms of part delivery, inventory, logistics and total cost.   Siemens are looking for someone who can actively contribute to the management and development of the site Planning and Materials Supply systems in a progressive manner.

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As a Material Supply Planner/Analyst you will:

  • Develop and maintain a program for data integrity which ensures that accurate information, reports, and actions are generated from SAP and derivative reports
  • Responsible for Material Availability and Can-Build Analysis reporting to advance material supply to Production
  • Promote the use of 'Lean Supply' methods & VMI programs to minimise inventory levels, while assuring continuity of supply, through planning and inbound logistics optimisation
  • Through analysis and reporting drive initiatives to reduce overall raw material stock holding to support site inventory targets
  • Manage Engineering Change to optimise design cut-in, while minimising obsolescence, and maintaining supply continuity.  Key interface with both Procurement and Engineering
  • Provide analysis and information to support obsolescence and Last-Time-Buy (LTB) decisions
  • Maintain planning parameters and BoM structures to ensure the accuracy and integrity of MRP execution to support material supply programs

This position may suit you best if would like to do develop your career with Healthineers and the description below sounds like you!

  • Working knowledge of Planning, Logistics & Procurement Tools, Processes, and Reporting Techniques.
  • Planning and analytical skills. High attention to detail and process orientated approach to work.
  • Numeracy skills with accurate data analysis and reporting.  Ability to collate and analyse large amounts of data in a methodical and structured manner. Advanced Excel© user
  • Project Management skills.  Ability to implement process improvements at a site and Planning/Procurement team level to completion
  • Inter-personal, influencing and presentation skills.  Ability to conduct and lead meetings effectively across various functions.
  • Ability to work on own initiative with problem-solving skills and decision-making ability
  • SAP Planning and Purchasing experience highly desirable

Requirements to succeed in this role

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Procurement, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or a related discipline (QQI level 8).
  • Minimum of 3 relevant experience within a Planning, Logistics or Procurement function, preferably in an electro-mechanical manufacturing environment
  • Experience of working with Material Planning & Control Systems covering BoM structures, Engineering Change Management, Master Production Scheduling, Planning Master Data Management, Schedule-based replenishment models, ‘Lean Supply’ methods and Logistics supply models
  • Must have an analytical mind-set and the ability to continuously improve Systems, Processes, Methods, Reports and Metrics.

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.



Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Manufacturing Ltd

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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