Edwards Lifesciences Senior Analyst, Supply Chain – Supply Planning in Irvine, California
Edwards Lifesciences has a new Senior Analyst, Supply Chain - Supply Planning opening supporting our Transcatheter Heart Valve (THV) team. The supply planner will be responsible for creating an MPS for multiple sites and for global inventory levels. We are looking for a collaborative teammate to join our fast-paced and dynamic environment.
Lead MPS monthly review
Partner with Irvine and Draper manufacturing teams to deliver optimal master plan
Forecast financial impact, including inventory and manufacturing standard hours, Excess and Obsolete.
Participate in long range capacity planning
Organize product launch and product exit planning
Proactively identify and resolve supply issues
Responsible for inventory management, assure adherence to planned levels and minimize excess & obsolete exposure (E&O).
Replenish regional inventory according to regional demand and inventory target
Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 5 years previous related experience, including 2 years in a manufacturing environment
JDE or similar ERP system experience is required.
JDA or similar advanced planning system experience is required.
Medical device or other regulated industry experience is a plus.
APICS and/or NAPM certification is a plus.
Excellent problem-solving, organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills
Excellent communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills
Ability to transfer essential knowledge and mentor other team members on specialized skills
Proven expertise in MS Office Suite
Extensive knowledge of own area within the organization while contributing to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards
Extensive understanding of Edwards policies, procedures and guidelines relevant to local and/or global supply chain including FDA and ISO laws and regulations
Strict attention to detail
Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels and proactively escalate issues to appropriate levels of management in the organization
Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment Represents leadership on sections of projects within a specific area interfacing with project managers and cross functional teams
Adhere to all EHS rules and requirements and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control
Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 15,000 individuals worldwide.
For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.