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Material Buyer/Planner

Irvine, CA 92604
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Material Buyer/Planner


Irvine, California, United States

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Jun 28, 2021

**Material Buyer/Planner**

**Medtronic Neurovascular** develops and markets medical technology, services and solutions to treat patients afflicted with Acute Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke worldwide.

_Careers that Change Lives | Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career._

In this exciting role as a Material Buyer/Planner, you will have responsibility for sourcing materials to support manufacturing.

**A Day in the Life**

Sources, purchases, plans, and schedules the movement of raw materials, packaging materials, parts, components, services, supplies, finished goods, and related material through production and inventory process.

Identifies raw material, component, and 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 production, warehouse, and engineering personnel to ensure appropriate procurement, scheduling, and movement of materials and services.

Compiles information to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes.

May monitor performance of suppliers and collaborate on demand analysis planning.

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelors degree required

+ Minimum of 2 yearsof buying/planning experience, or advanced degree with 0 years of experience

**Nice to Have**

Experience working with MRP/ERP systems (strong preference or QAD and SAP)

Proficient in Microsoft Office (including Excel, Word, Access, Outlook, etc.) or similar software.

Strong data analysis, data management, and quantitative skills

Excellent communication skills (both oral and written), team orientation, and ability to negotiate towards positive outcomes.

Strong organizational skills and good understanding of team dynamics.

Must be detail-oriented, with ability to connect the detail to higher level goals.

Ability to identify patterns.

Working knowledge of quality system requirements and good manufacturing practices.

Experience working in a regulated environment (i.e., medical device, pharmaceutical)

APICS and/or CPM Certification Cost accounting understanding/experience

Understanding of contracts (supply, services, non-disclosures, etc.)

Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt (or comparable training)


**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: 2021-07-01 Expires: 2021-10-07

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