Viant 140 East Hintz Road, Wheeling, IL 60090, USA
Jun 19, 2019Full time
Viant , a leading manufacturer of medical devices, is looking for a Senior Buyer / Planner to join their Wheeling, IL team. Some of the benefits to you: Competitive compensation Benefits package (starting day 1) that includes: medical, dental, vision and 401(k) with company match (401k after 90 days) Paid time off and holidays Greater stability – Viant recently doubled in size and is investing heavily in their facilities Position Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from four-year College or University 5+ years related experience and/or training OR equivalent combination of education and experience Excellent PC skills and working knowledge of fully integrated computerized manufacturing and accounting system CPIM / CSCP preferred Please click Apply or email your information to: email@example.com Responsibilities: Primarily responsible for the creation of the Master Demand Plan (MasterSchedule) for the site working with the Site Supply Chain Manager / Supervisor, as well as the Viant Corporate Supply Chain Responsible for the Creation and Management of the Forecast Demand Files within Viant’s ERP system. Creates, Schedules and maintains production orders within the Viant ERP system for assigned work centers to load the factory to ensure manufacturing output goals are obtained for their site. Responsible for working with assigned work center supervisors in the proper tracking and reporting on OTD (on time delivery) cycle time and yield for production orders on a weekly basis. Responsible for determining the daily required production rate (takt time) for their assigned work centers, as well as working with the corresponding work center supervisors in the tracking and reporting on daily / weekly performance for their assigned areas. Manage material flow in facility and through vendors who perform outside processing. Schedules work centers and issue a dispatch list to work centers/cells, or trains corresponding work center supervisors on process. Verify availability of material and available capacity internally and at vendors. Route work to minimize machine time and set-ups and achieve desired throughput goals as defined in the performance metrics. Provides up-to-date documentation for job travelers and outside services. Expedites operations that delay schedules and alter schedules to meet unforeseen conditions. Monitor and report on raw materials, purchased, and manufactured parts and components, as required. Scheduling of sub-assemblies and complete units to meet specified shipping dates. Conduct production-planning meetings and communicate issues/concerns to senior mgt. Communicate customer due date changes to site COS (Customer Operations Specialist) or centralized CSS (Customer Success Specialist). Utilize customer forecasts to create forecasts within ERP and adequately plan demand and capacity. Monitor and adjust schedules based on variances to output. Assist in planning for utilization and capacity. Execute job responsibilities and duties compliant with ISO quality systems. Complete all job specific required training. Perform duties to achieve overall business unit metrics. Represent Viant in a professional and exemplary manner before our suppliers, employees, customers and community at large. Comply with all safety regulations, wears appropriate safety equipment as required in each area of the facility. About the company: With over 35 years of medical device molding experience, Viant has become a comprehensive solutions provider for single use medical devices. Services range from concept and design of components to assembly of finished products. They are headquartered in Foxborough, MA and operate 17 manufacturing facilities in the US, with additional locations in China, Mexico, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, France, Germany and the UK. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual's race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.