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Company: Envista
Location: Pomona
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Ormco, headquartered in Brea, CA, is a global leader and innovator of orthodontic products and solutions designed to enhance the lives of our customers and their patients. For nearly 60 years, Ormco has partnered with the global orthodontic community to help create over 20 million smiles in over 130 countries. Our distinguished products range from twin brackets (Symetri--- Clear, Titanium Orthos--- and Mini Diamond---) to pioneering the self-ligating appliances with the Damon--- System (including Damon--- Q2 and Damon--- Clear 2). Our latest Spark--- Clear Aligner System is designed to meet the needs of the orthodontist with the TruGEN--- material and 3D Approver software, making a more comfortable and aesthetically pleasing aligner experience for patients. From personalized service to professional education programs and marketing support, Ormco is committed to helping orthodontists achieve their clinical and practice management objectives. For more information about Ormco, visit www.ormco.comJob Description:Responsible for developing production/supply plans that take into account forecasts, availability of material and manufacturing capacity. Is responsible for identifying and maintaining the appropriate planning parameters in ERP systems to optimize subassembly production and raw material supply plans. May also be responsible for providing materials to manufacturing areas based on planned production schedules and for the appropriate shipping of finished goods to various distribution centers utilizing material handling equipment in support of management policies for customer delivery and inventory levels. Includes planners and inventory control roles.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Releases and manages production work orders in accordance with Level Load, Kanban signals, production plan goals and related planning data.Places and manages purchases orders in accordance with Level Load, Kanban signals, production plan goals and related planning data.Determinate level load production run rates for assigned value streams based on PSI (Production, Sales and Inventory) conditions to meet financial goals.Works closely with manufacturing and supplies to prioritize, expedite and de-expedite work orders and purchase orders based on material availability, department resources, changing requirements and customer service requirements.Manage the assigned value streams including the management of inventory turns improvement, backorder reduction and coordinating activities with other planner buyers and departments.Participates in the new product development process and supports supply chain planning activities at the new product team level.Manage, monitor and update Kanbans for assigned value streams and production cells.Lead EMS's and Kanban implementation, including calculation of the bin quantity and size, coordinating supplier requirements and daily management requirements.Analyzes production plans and plant capacity, lead times, safety stocks and lot sizes to determinate resource requirements and constraints.Participates in cross-functional project teams related to planning, purchasing and process improvement initiatives.Participates in the new product development process and supports supply chain planning activities at the new product team level.Have strong working knowledge and apply the principles of planning/pull system, AMU and projected balance calculations.Have understanding of lean manufacturing and JIT principles including EBS tools and how to apply them in the appropriate situation.Manage and maintain inventory levels to the company goals at the raw, sub-assembly, WIP and finished good levels.Participates in Inventory Reduction Action Plan and LIVE DIVE board with fellow planners.Drives IMAG dive boards actions weekly. Supports Finished Goods Scrap and Short Shelf Life / Damage process improvements.Job Requirements:The Candidate Should Possess:Strong analytical and mathematical skillsStrong knowledge of Kanban and Pull systemUnderstanding of production principles and processesStrong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively work with many levels and types of peopleGood written, oral and presentation skills (Communication)Problem solving and solid business decision making skillsPlanning and organizational abilityProficient with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.)Willing to pursue and close out (Certified Practitioner) CP for Envista Materials Process (EMS), Value Stream Mapping (VSM), and Transactional Process Improvement (TPI).Strong disposition for process-oriented thinking with a mind for continuous improvementGood leadership skillsAbility to analyze business process and present best fit solutions to management for continuous improvement.Knowledge of high performance business systems (lean background preferred)Occasional travelMedical Manufacturing ExperienceQualifications: Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in business, manufacturing systems, supply chain management or purchasing and at least 1-3 years of related experience in a manufacturing and/or distribution environment.Measured by:On-Time DeliveryFill Rate MeasurementInventory Dollars and TurnsPhysical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.#LI-TP1IND123Operating Company:OrmcoEnvista and all Envista Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/ compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.Envista and its family of companies (Envista) will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Envista will consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes submitted by vendors such as search firms, staffing agencies, professional recruiters, fee-based referral services and recruiting agencies (Agency) to have been referred by the Agency free of charge and Envista will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt such unsolicited resumes. An Agency must obtain advance written approval from Envista's internal Talent Acquisition or Human Resources team to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract approved by the Global Talent Acquisition leader and in response to a specific job opening. Envista will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement and written approval in place.

Keywords: Envista, Pomona , Buyer/Planner, Other , Pomona, California

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