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Sr Analyst, Planner/Buyer

Edwards Lifesciences

At Edwards Lifesciences, every heartbeat matters.

Produce demand forecast and monitor inventory levels to meet customer order requirements.

Key Responsibilities:
• Communicate with global supply chain and local teams and resolve any highly complex supply issues, inventory levels not met, product specs/ license change, New Product Introduction (NPI)/ phase out
• Produce monthly demand forecast and monitor inventory replenishment orders and PO placement in JDA system
• Lead the monthly S&OP meeting with local QA, RA, Finance, BU, Global BU, Global Supply Chain teams;

•Prepare actual demand vs. target/ AOP forecast, inventory, back orders, supply, E&O, legislation updates;

•Review the ongoing KPI level and resolve complex supply issues

•Recommend action items
• Work closely with sales & marketing team to collect market intelligence for forecast input. Understand any demand spike, get justification from the sales & marketing team and make necessary forecast adjustments
• Control channel inventory level and minimize aging inventory with more autonomy, by adjusting the customer orders on daily basis (EDA report) and monthly basis (closing plan meeting)
• Prepare and submit monthly financial forecast and Excess & Obsolete (E/O) report
• Produce reports such as planning KPI’s report, weekly back order report, etc and provide justifications for any abnormalities
• Provide guidance to junior team members
• Other incidental duties

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree 5 Years years experience of previous related experience Required and
Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field Experience working in a medical device and/or regulated industry Preferred

Additional Skills:
• Proven expertise in Microsoft Office Suite, Global Supply Chain, and Quality systems (e.g., SQMS, JDE, JDA) required
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills including negotiating and relationship management skills
• Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills
• Full knowledge and understanding of Edwards policies, procedures and guidelines relevant to local and/or global supply chain and ISO laws and regulations applicable to medical device industry
• Advanced problem-solving skills
• Strict attention to detail
• Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels
• Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment
• Must be able to work in a team environment, including inter-departmental teams, key contact representing the organization on contracts or projects, and vendors/suppliers
• Ability to interact with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations
• Adhere to all company rules and requirements (e.g., pandemic protocols, Environmental Health & Safety rules) 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

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Edwards Lifesciences

At Edwards Lifesciences, every heartbeat matters.

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