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Demand Planner

Demand Planner
Locations:East Walpole, Massachusetts
Job Family: Manufacturing
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Job Description
Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Laboratory Diagnostics
Requisition Number: 225452
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-East Walpole
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%
Division Description:
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.
With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the world?s largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers? needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.
For more information, please visit: http://www.usa.siemens.com/healthineers
Job Description:
Position Overview
This global demand planning position is focused on forecasting and demand planning for a rapidly growing and critical new product line.
This position will be responsible for maximizing service levels while achieving inventory targets through the accurate formulation of global end user demand forecasts and distribution center replenishment planning.
It requires a candidate who can work in close collaboration across functional areas that include production, logistics, marketing and customer service.
The person in this position will participate on high-visibility teams and initiatives that require accurate and timely data analysis and the ability to work under deadlines. Responsibilities
+ Analyze and adjust demand forecasts to increase forecast accuracy
+ Plan and maintain appropriate stock levels at the primary and secondary distribution centers
+ Product life cycle planning for new releases and end-of-life materials
+ Develop allocation strategies with Marketing and Production to balance inventory supply with customer requirements to mitigate inventory delays and shortages
+ Continually monitor inventory and adjust forecasts and demand plans to prevent customer backorders while minimizing expired stock scrap
+ Monthly updates to S&OP data reports tracking metrics such as forecast accuracy, inventory targets and expired & obsolete scrap
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
+ Bachelor?s degree in related field
+ 5 or more years Demand Planning/Forecasting experience
+ SAP or similar ERP system experience in Sales and Distribution and Materials Management
+ High level of proficiency Microsoft Excel for data analysis and reporting
+ Excellent written and oral communication skills
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
+ APICS CPIM or CSCP certification desired
+ Experience planning batch (lot) managed materials
+ Experience in an FDA regulated or similar industry
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.
EEO is the Law
Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .
Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision
Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .


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