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Materials Buyer/Planner


Eatontown, New Jersey, United States

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Dec 09, 2020

**Materials Buyer/Planner**

BUSINESS UNIT: RTG (Restorative Therapies Group) OVERVIEW

The Restorative Therapies Group develops life-restoring therapies and healthcare solutions that span the care continuum; integrating technologies and applying clinical and economic evidence to increase patient access, improve efficiency of procedures and deliver successful patient outcomes.

_Careers that Change Lives | Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career._

**A Day in the Life**

Perform material planning and purchasing function to support plant operations at our Eatontown facility.


Maintain supply of raw materials necessary to support Production

Monitor inventory and ensure adherence to stated goals

Convert requisitions for indirect materials into purchase orders

Expedite, de-expedite or cancel orders as required to support business needs

Maintain purchase order status and shipment tracking information in SAP

Verify that purchased materials are delivered on time, in specification and in the correct quantities

Ensure purchasing processes are adhered to and are consistent with corporate guidelines

Monitor supply base to ensure compliance to Approved Supplier List requirements

Maintain supplier documentation and conduct supplier review sessions as defined in SOPs

Provide feedback to suppliers regarding raw material quality issues

Support and participate in continuous improvement initiatives

Knowledgeable and stays current and complies with all Standard operating procedures (SOP)

Must demonstrate the ability to work with others and function as a collaborative team

Complete required training by due date

Other duties as assigned by Supervisor

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelors degree required

+ Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in purchasing, forecasting and supplier management, or advanced degree with 0 years of experience

**Nice to Have**

Knowledge and understanding of Supply Chain concepts and application

Strong analytical, planning and organizational skills

Strong interpersonal and communications skills (oral written)

Proficient in Microsoft Office

SAP experience highly desired

APICS CPIM (Certified in Production and Inventory Management)

Project Management Professional Certification

Six Sigma, Lean and DMAIC a plus

Experience in the medical device industry is desired

**About Medtronic**

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

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

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)
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 by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
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