The Supply Chain Planning Manager will lead the planning of components and direct material purchases to support global manufacturing operations. They will define and execute the supplier ramp up plans to assure product supply meets Insulet’s growth. He/She will be responsible for all aspects of component planning including tools, processes and metrics through the extended supply chain, and hold ownership of procurement and inventory planning for all Insulet direct materials.
Insulet Corporation is an innovative medical device company based in Acton, Massachusetts. It was founded in 2000 with the mission of improving the lives of people with diabetes. Specifically, through our revolutionary Omnipod Insulin Management System, we seek to expand the use of insulin pump therapy. The company is fast growing and poised for 24-27% growth in 2019 against their 2018 revenues of $564MM. To learn more about Insulet, clickhere.
Drive tier 1 and tier 2 suppliers to ensure material planning processes are followed and that material will achieve target inventory levels.
Deliver and measure component forecast plans for tier 1 and 2 suppliers to support contract-manufacturer-purchased materials and Insulet requirements.
Review short, medium, and long-term component supply positions to assure component supply and maintain component inventories within targeted safety stock.
Manage tactical communication with critical suppliers and develops detailed shipment plans to support manufacturing, particularly when recovering from supply issues.
Work with suppliers and category managers to negotiate favorable prices.
Manages MRP and purchasing for direct materials and finished devices.
Perform other duties as assigned.
BA/BS in Business or Engineering or and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. MBA preferred, but not required.
5+ years prior purchasing experience
Background in medium/high volume electronics, plastics, and sterile packaging
Proven background in delivering on supply assurance results.
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
Direct responsibility for inventory turns management.
In depth understanding of supply chain and MRP processes, including new system implementation. Microsoft Dynamics Ax experience is a plus.
Supplier certification and performance metrics reporting.