Endologix, Inc

  • Buyer/Planner

    Job ID
    2018-1878
    Location
    US-CA-Irvine
    Category
    Operations
  • Overview

    Endologix develops and manufactures the latest innovations in endovascular aneurysm repair and sealing. We are a fast-moving, high energy organization. Employees are offered development opportunities and new responsibilities that might have taken them significantly more time in other organizations. Our commitment is to promise the development and refinement of skills while providing competitive compensation and benefits.

     

    Supply Chain generalist role providing support for Operations in achievement of Service, Financial, New Product Development, Continuous Improvement, and Quality/Compliance objectives and metric goals.  Strong emphasis on understanding and meeting internal and external customer needs.  Ensures that activities (materials, services, and related resources) are coordinated to support business needs. 

    Responsibilities

    • Responsibilities are typically of low to moderate scope & complexity.  These include duties in one or more of the following supply chain functions:  Procurement, Planning, Inventory Management, Distribution, and Logistics.
    • Maintains ERP system forecast according to the master schedule and individual market needs.  Updates ERP system parameters for new items to ensure that procurement and planning requirements are accurately calculated.
    • Analyzes MRP requirements, places new material orders, and monitors status of outstanding orders.  Informs management of potential shortages or issues.
    • Builds positive supplier relationships, and works to resolve issues (design changes, material shortages, capacity constraints, etc.) to minimize or avoid negative impact to ongoing production.
    • Collaborates with and provides supply chain support to New Product teams.
    • Coordinates placement of purchase orders requested throughout organization for outside goods and services unrelated to raw material inventory.  Communicates status and follows up as necessary.
    • Monitors finished good warehouse inventory and maintains appropriate inventory levels through distribution planning for U.S. and European locations.
    • Interfaces with Production, Quality Control, and Finance in the accurate and effective closure of work orders.
    • Participates in multi-functional team problem solving related to the ERP system.
    • Assists warehouse team in resolution of inventory and purchase order discrepancies.
    • Compiles data, analyzes, and reports on various metrics as requested by management.
    • Facilitates sterilization load requests via purchase order and monitors load status and release timing.
    • Interfaces with Finance on standard costing as well as manufacturing process cost and scrap rates.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

    Qualifications

    • Knowledge of QAD purchasing, inventory management, and transactional entries preferred
    • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Strong organizational skills and detail orientation
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)    

    Education:

    • High School Diploma required, Bachelors Degree with Finance background preferred

    Experience:

    • 2-3 years experience in manufacturing operations or materials preferred
    • MRP/ERP System experience required

    Core Competencies:

    • Interpersonal Effectiveness: Actively seeks to understand perspectives and interpersonal needs and expectations of others at all levels, builds self-awareness, flexes personal style appropriately, and works through conflicts constructively and appropriately
    • Communication: Effectively uses all mediums of communication as appropriate, presents well to groups, actively listens, and continuously identifies opportunities to build communication skills
    • Collaboration & Teamwork: Actively works together with formal and informal team members to build relationships and achieve team goals
    • Prioritization: Effectively prioritizes work to ensure timely completion of work within scope
    • Global & Systems Thinking: Continuously seeks to learn about and embrace global nuances, works across functions and geographies, seeks to align with diverse groups, and seeks to understand interdependencies and impacts of actions across functions and the company
    • Technical Expertise: Continuously builds functional and technical expertise, and pro-actively applies that technical expertise in progressively broader scope
    • Continuous Improvement: Learns and uses best practices tools and methodologies to assess, identify, and executes on opportunities to improve; Focus on learning and building new capabilities into self
    • Problem Solving & Problem Prevention: Learns and uses strong problem-solving methodologies and tools, focuses on root cause analysis, and shows orientation towards problem prevention
    • Accountability: Focuses on results, takes initiative without direction, takes ownership for all work within scope, builds relationships and works across departments, functions, or areas of responsibility

    Endologix, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

                                                

    If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at Endologix Global Headquarters at 949-595-7200 or Endologix Santa Rosa Facility at 707-543-8800

           

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