1+ months


Northridge, CA 91325
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Northridge, California, United States

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Sep 10, 2021

**Careers that Change Lives**

**This position is a remote-based position on interim basis due to Covid19 Pandemic. Upon approval of Return to Office site guidelines, this role will require the individual to work onsite**

In this exciting role as a Diabetes Global Supply Chain Buyer/Planner you will have responsibility for efficiently managing the overall supply chain and purchasing requirements for Medtronic Diabetes Consumables products. This position will champion supply chain initiatives and support the departments strategic goals and objectives with limited direct supervision. Primary responsibility will be ensuring product availability while meeting inventory targets and ensuring flawless launch of new products.

Join a diverse team of innovators who bring their worldview, their unique backgrounds, and their individual life experiences to work every day. Its no accident we work hard to cultivate a workforce that reflects our patients and partners. We believe its the only way to drive healthcare forward and remain a global leader in medical technology and solutions


Transforming diabetes care together, for greater freedom and better health.

Our strategy is to become a holistic diabetes management company focused on making a real difference in outcomes and cost. We want to transform healthcare toward value-based models by driving both product and business model innovation with the goal of elevating patient experience, improving clinical outcomes and lowering the total cost of care for our customers.

This specific role will support the Supply Chain Planning Team of specific Consumables items: infusion sets, reservoirs and accessories for Diabetes System. These items are primarily supplied by Contract Manufacturers / Original Equipment Manufacturers (CM/OEM).

We value what makes you unique. Be a part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress, and deliver meaningful innovations.

Visit www.medtronicdiabetes.com to see an overview of the products in our Diabetes product portfolio.

**A Day in the Life**

+ Sources, purchases, plans, and schedules the movement of CM/OEM finished goods and related material through production and inventory process in order to properly allocate the supply to global regions.

+ Identifies CM/OEM finish goods related requirements from engineering and production specifications and schedules.

+ In front-end procurement mode, analyzes data and determines factors that affect prices and determines lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules.

+ Coordinates and follows up with CM/OEM suppliers, warehouse, and transportation personnel to ensure appropriate allocation, scheduling, and movement of materials to targeted regions.

+ Monitors performance of suppliers and manages supply analysis planning, contributing to demand analysis and financial forecast plans.

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelors degree required

+ Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with 0 years of experience

**Nice to Have**

+ Knowledgeable and skilled in SAP; preferably someone with significant experience in SAP.

+ Knowledgeable and skilled in MRP and Agile.

+ Knowledgeable and skilled in Excel; preferably someone with significant experience in excel (Macros, V-Lookups, Pivot Tables, etc.).

+ Experienced in New Product Introduction / Phase In - Phase Out / Launch of products.

+ Desirable certifications / training in: Continuous Improvement, Lean Six Sigma.

**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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Posted: 2021-09-14 Expires: 2021-11-20

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