Danaher Corporation Materials Planner/Buyer in Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Find what drives you on a team with a more than 70-year history of discovery, determination, and innovation. As a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, Pall Corporation thrives on helping our customers protect people. Our products serve a wide range of markets, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you’ll find a rewarding role here. For the exponentially curious, Pall is a place you can thrive and amplify your impact on the world.
Pall is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.
Looking to enhance your career within this fast paced environment? This could be the ideal opportunity for you as a Materials Planner/Buyer!
Position Summary:Responsible for the materials planning, scheduling and ordering activities associated with the delivery of specific customer products to achieve optimized On Time Delivery and Inventory turns metrics while handling freight and logistics costs.
Crucial Job Functions:Material demand in ERP based on production planning, maintenance planning, repairs planning, sales orders or statistical methods to drive On Time Delivery in Full to Customer Request Date.Issues daily replenishment orders in accordance with MRP for assigned product lines or suppliers.Material Net Requirements and forecasts in ERP (or alternative) based on Material Replenishment Planning process.Leadership and coordination of missing parts anticipation process and missing parts root cause analysis to improve OTD.Planning and inventory strategy deployment based on parts typology, demand input, volume, price and other potential characteristics.Leads activities cross functionally to help assure ability to execute the supply chain and to revenue optimization activities – i.e, identifies available inventory and orders that we can ship early. Communication with Factory on expected supply plan to assure revenue outlook is accurate. Provides updates and visibility regularly.Material master data maintenance (MRP type, MRP controller, make/buy, planning strategy, MRP parameters, Source vendor/PIR, Delivery Plant, Item Category, etc.Maintains up-to-date systems data such as safety stocks, lead times, minimum buys, planner notes on MD04, along with route times and Vendor Source and Purchase Info records.The Material Planner/Buyer is responsible for purchasing material from our suppliers, internal and external, to ensure appropriate levels of inventory based on our customer needs.Works with Materials Review Board (MRB) to determine disposition and makes recommendation to prevent scrap. Focus on preventing new and reducing existing inventory obsolescence. Global inventory rebalancing activities. Drives reduction of inventory reserve exposure.Balances current and future demand requirements with manufacturing and supplier capabilities/ capacities to ensure completion of customer requirements.Supports cost reduction projects and improvement initiatives to achieve overall business objectives.Supports New Product Launch planning processes and forecast outlook collaboration along with Spare parts program and Customer consignment inventory.Proactively provide updates to Sales Representatives through verbal or electronic communication with best available information to support customer satisfaction objectives. Support Factory and supplier expedites to meet critical customer requirements.
Minimum Qualifications:Confirmed purchasing or planning experience in a manufacturing environment is helpful.Sophisticated Excel skills required (V-lookups, pivot tables, and formula entry).Experience using large ERP in purchasing or planning activities is required. SAP is helpful.APICS CPIM or CPM certification preferred but not required.Willingness to travel up to 10 - 15% of the time.
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