Prin Demand Planner LAD
Medtronic - Miami, FL

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Position Description

Direct and manage the Supply Chain Planning Organization of Medtronic for Latin America. The position is responsible to develop the long term plan of action designed to achieve and measure he planning organization vision.

Will lead cross-functional teams to implement and orchestrate the S&OP process across Latin America. Frequent application of demand planning principles, theories and concepts is required.

Position Responsibilities

Monitor and execute the demand, supply and inventory planning operations in order to enable the company objectives for growth and profitability.
Orchestrate the monthly Latin America S&OP liaising with Global Supply Chain, Latin America Marketing and Region Supply Chain
Coordinating the key planning activities in the region: demand planning, supply planning, new product launch planning, inventory target setting, inventory allocation and material master maintenance
Build a high performing supply chain planning team through active talent recruitment, development and retention
Diagnose service level failures and excesses to inventory objectives and ensure corrective actions are taken to remediate the prevent reoccurrence
Report and maintain worldwide KPIs. Perform analysis, including initiation, coordination and execution of recovery plan metrics fall below goals
Determine voice of internal and external customers to adequately prioritize, integrate and implement short and long term product fulfillment strategies
Sustain performance by clearly defining responsibilities, empowering team members to fulfill these responsibilities, tracking progress, providing feedback, and holding them accountable for meeting agreed-upon goals
Determine inventory policy throughout Latin America and ensure proper inventory targets setting in alignment with the Region Supply Chain Supervisors, Sales Managers and Latin America Marketing
Facilitate and accelerate cross-functional and business integration to enhance the planning activities such as inventory management, new product launch planning and execution
Lead cross-functional process improvement projects
Performance other related duties as assigned
Travel requirements: 25-50%

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor Degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or other related disciplines
Fully bilingual in English and Spanish (read, write, speak)

5+ years of work experience and proven business analysis experience within a planning and/or supply chain environment
Work experience in demand and supply planning with knowledge of advanced practices in supply chain and inventory planning
Experience working in a multinational environment

Demonstrate data analysis skill
Excellent leadership and people management skills and ability to create a winning team
Results and goal oriented (driving to deadlines, performance targets, project goals, etc.)
Advance project management and leadership skills
Proficiency with supply chain management application, SAP and APO
Ability to anticipate and meet deadlines, handling multiple simultaneous deadlines, prioritizing work, strong attention to detail, and the ability to retain confidential information.
Strong proficiency in MS Office, including PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
Must be customer service oriented with strong interpersonal skills
Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks accurately and efficiently
Prior experience in fast-paced office with multiple priorities.
Excellent presentations skills.
Responsive, action-oriented and innovative problem solver

Desired/Preferred Qualifications

MBA/MSc in Supply Chain or related field
Prior experience with Latin American Region
Prior experience in with companies in the medical industry or similar regulated industry

Physical Job Requirements

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, talk, hear and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. Specific vision abilities required by this job include normal vision.

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. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

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Medtronic, Inc. is engaged in medical technology. The Company functions in seven operating segments that manufacture and sell device-based...