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Danaher Corporation Services Supply Chain Demand Planner in Sunnyvale, California

The Services Supply Chain Demand Planner is responsible for module demand and supply planning, execution, and process improvement for overall service supply chain. This individual will have direct responsibility for spares planning to meet SLA, while challenging current planning process to improve cost and supply continuity and inventory optimization.

Location:

This position is part of Service Supply Chain within Global Supply Chain and located in Sunnyvale, CA. This position has 100% remote flexibility for prospective employees current resident location. Relocation package is not applicable for remote.

The objective is to provide the highest level of support to the instrument installed base. There are more than 30,000 Cepheid instruments in more than 180 countries that require the support with right parts at right time at right locations.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Responsible for developing repairable spares demand/supply plans including forecasting, TSL (target stock level) setting, inventory optimization using both excel and DRP tool (Baxter)

  • Responsible for identifying and maintaining the appropriate planning parameters in spares planning systems to drive right TSL and optimize Inventory level, balance between repair and new buy to meet SLA

  • Extract, review, and analyze master data in various enterprise business systems such as Agile, SAP, SFDC, and other Logistic Information System to ensure accuracy and integrity for Spares demand planning

  • Work with regional planners and repair centers managers to align on repair component demand to support internal build plan on Modules

  • Ensure effective lines of communication with Customer Care team on cross functional knowledge transferring and alignment to support business expansion around global installed base

  • Extensive experience in analyzing large data sets and conduction ad hoc analysis

  • Responsible for Inventory turnover, E&O and Accuracy for WW spares inventory and trunk stock locations

  • Responsible for on-time delivery and maintenance TSL at WW spares stocking locations

  • Identify and drive continuous improvements with Mfg. demand planning and Supply Chain team on current and upcoming critical parts

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of related work experience or master’s degree in field with 3+ years of related work experience

  • Aptitude for blending quantitative and qualitative data, ability to communicate quantitative analysis in a clear, detailed and actionable manner

  • Highly analytical and detail oriented with a passion for forecasting and analytics, and the ability to translate data into actionable forecast recommendations or process improvement

  • In-depth knowledge and experience in forecasting or demand and supply planning on repairable parts in after-market supply chain

  • Ability to solve complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing repair parts planning; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information

  • 3-5 years of experience in an ERP/DRP planning environment

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Experience with Spares Part Planning Software such as Baxter, PTC, etc.

  • Experience with Agile, SAP/HANA BO, and BI

  • Advanced Excel skills including the use of macros

  • Preferably in an engineering discipline associated with supply chain/manufacturing processes (ideally industrial engineering)

Cepheid, a Danaher company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to our lives. Whether it’s a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at danaherbenefitsinfo.com.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies require all US and Puerto Rico employees to be vaccinated against COVID–19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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