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Capacity Planning Analyst II in Ave Maria, FL ,  at Arthrex

Date Posted: 2/7/2019

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Job Description

Requisition ID:
Capacity Planning Analyst II
Arthrex Manufacturing Inc
Ave Maria , FL

Main Objective:

Oversees the capacity planning function for multiple manufacturing facilities. Coordinates in-sourcing activities as well as outsourcing activities with Master Scheduler and Supply Chain Department to ensure on time delivery of finished goods. Works closely with Product Management and Forecasting to minimize backorders.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain SAP capacity measures to ensure alignment with production schedule
  • Keeps abreast with changes affecting both supply and demand for products and materials
  • Plans and forecasts for future manufacturing requirements, including changes to machines and labor
  • Establishes appropriate inventory levels for components and finished goods
  • Works with other departments, such as Supply Chain and International Demand Planning, to review forecast changes, suggest lot sizing, and inventory levels
  • Monitors variations in forecast and inventory levels, and performs corrective actions as needed which would include in-sourcing and/or out-sourcing of components and finished goods
  • Maintains service levels with minimum inventory
  • Manages capacity planning for new product introductions
  • Works closely with Manufacturing Engineering and shop floor to improve production efficiency
  • Works closely with Master Scheduler to establish delivery sequences to departments according to job order priorities and anticipated availability of material
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with technical and non-technical audiences, and senior executives.
  • Conduct time studies in order to improve SAP standards and plant efficiencies.
  • Leads monthly capacity meetings and projects related to delivery of new products.
  • Strategically identify insourcing opportunities and transform strategy into actionable plans by internal stakeholders.

Incidental Duties:

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; preferably in a relevant field preferred.
  • 2 years of relevant experience required. 4 years of relevant experience preferred.
  • Manufacturing/Forecasting/Sourcing experience preferred.
  • Medical Device experience preferred.
  • SAP experience preferred.
  • BI/BW or similar software experience preferred.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

Basic understanding of materials management systems

Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

Advanced MS Excel, other related software, and SAP knowledge preferred

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.