Buyer\Planner
Medtronic - Municipio de Juncos, PR

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Position Description

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. Purchases, plans, and coordinates resulting material movement throughout manufacturing and inventory sequences. 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. Reviews proposals, negotiates prices,
selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up orders placed, approves payment, and maintains necessary records of material movement throughout manufacturing and inventory cycle(s). Coordinates and follows up with production, warehouse, and engineering personnel to ensure appropriate procurement, scheduling, and movement of materials and services.
Position Responsibilities

Establishes and follows procedures for purchase order issuance, inventory management.
Adheres to and performs according to SOPs and policies governing the purchasing functions.
Assures the smooth flow of materials into and through the facility with close interaction with vendors and materials planning, scheduling, manufacturing and engineering.
Identifies, plans and procures items under his/her responsibility for the production needs based on established inventory goals.
Ensures availability of components and materials in order to support production process.
Publishes weekly and monthly reports of production status, shipments, and other activities.
Procures requirements at lowest cost, consistent with quality and service required.
Creates forecasts, issue Purchase Orders and manage inventory.
Assists in eliminating non-value throughout the value stream.
Advises appropriate personnel of schedule or material availability changes.
Works with discrepancies found in supplier shipment, reports discrepancies found to Import person.
Performs other position duties as assigned.

Quality Responsibilities
Reports any observed or informed process and/or product non-conformities to the Supervisor for action and resolution.
Reports any complaint regarding a Medtronic product to the Supervisor.
Complies with all the requirements in the operational procedures at the area of responsibility in order to meet the requirements of all applicable Quality System Regulations (e.g.:
FDA Part 820 Quality System Regulation, ISO 13485 Quality Standard, R-PAL (Japanese QSR’s).

EHS Responsibilities
Acknowledge and maintain commitment with the EHS Policy.
Participate in the development of EHS improvement projects.
Participate actively in the EHS programs to achieve the objectives and targets defined for the area.
Basic Qualifications

Background
Educational: Business Administration, Engineering or related field
Experience: 3+ Years with Bachelors or 0+ Years with Masters
Exposure to supply chain, planning, purchasing, materials and inventory control environment

Skills
Interpersonal Relations
Quality and Results Oriented
Computer Literate
Fluency speaking and writing in English and Spanish
Desired/Preferred Qualifications

Background
Experience in medical device, pharmaceutical, or electronic industry
APICS, CPIM or CIRM certification

Skills
Problem Solving
Teamwork
Communications
Continues Improvement
Physical Job Requirements

Mental Components:
Capacity to calculate, classify, compare, coordinate, copy, edit, evaluate, interview, instruct, read, observe, organize, plan, compile, select, request and document.

Physical Components:
Light work requiring physical effort, in addition, requires communication skills, capability to move from one place to another, visual discrimination and tolerance to the use of personal
protection equipment.

Environmental
Work is performed in building’s interior with normal temperature, good illumination, air condition, clean environment and minimum risk

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