Job Description SummaryThe Planner will work as part of the Supply Chain team to plan and prioritize requirements for the manufacture of in-process and finished products to meet customer demand. This individual will use our planning systems to ensure their inventory buffers are maintained to optimize operational efficiency and maximize cash flow. The role will require strong analytical skills as there will be various data inputs to validate in order to meet inventory target levels and maintain inventory availability. This position will work closely with internal operations teams proactively identify inventory issues and opportunities, proposing solutions to ensure alignment between supply and demand.
Duties and Responsibilities
Plan and prioritize purchase orders requirements using ERP in combination with Demand Driven MRP Software.
Full responsibility for the subset of direct materials assigned to the position.
Work closely with: Supply Chain to determine and maintain appropriate inventory levels and safety stock of raw material or finished goods, Quality teams to ensure materials conform to specifications, Receiving team to resolve any delivery issues, Manufacturing managers on material issues that impact production schedules
Participate in operational teams supporting new product introduction and changes to existing products and meeting deliverables by assigned deadlines
Maintain data integrity in ERP system/R+ for materials ( stocking unit of measure, Demand etc.)
Identify opportunities for process improvement within your workflows
Maintain data integrity in ERP system for materials (lead time,stocking unit of measure, etc.)
Support our new product introduction pipeline and help STEMCELL launch new products
Share ‘best practice’ knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, procedures, and quality system requirements within the planning and supply chain function.
Represents planning in product strategy/update meetings by providing inventory analysis or expert feedback on the subject matter.
A degree in Materials Management, Supply Chain Management, or Science with at least 1-4 years of relevant experience
Proficiency in Operational systems; ERP / MRP / DDMRP, SAP, R+, DBR+
Strong analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracy
Work experience should demonstrate a progression of responsibilities and knowledge
Exceptional organizational skills to navigate an agile, fast paced environment
Excellent verbal and written communication, fluent in English
Familiarity with APICS / Lean / Six Sigma an asset
Ability to work independently or as part of a team
This role requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as per STEMCELL’s vaccination policy, the current recommendations by local health authorities and as required by public health orders in place from time to time, including any COVID-19 boosters as recommended by local health authorities and as required by public health orders in place from time to time.
STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore. Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training. We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree. STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.
This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and significant career development opportunities.
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