Carestream Health Inc.
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Carestream is a worldwide provider of medical imaging systems
and solutions; x-ray imaging systems for non-destructive testing;
manufacturing of film and precision contract coating services for a
wide range of industrial, medical, electronic and other
applications-all backed by a global service and support network.
Carestream's diagnostic imaging technology systems are at work in
90 percent of hospitals worldwide.
At Carestream, we offer a global perspective and a world of
opportunities for people who have the desire to make a positive
impact. Join our global team of 4,000+ professionals!
Due to promotions, Carestream Health has two (2) exciting
opportunities for Buyer Planner at its Ridge Road, Rochester, NY
manufacturing facility. If you have or have contemplated a career
in Supply Chain or Purchasing, this is a great opportunity.
The Buyer Planner:
o Provides purchasing support at an advanced level by:
- Assessing material requirements plan and developing purchasing
plan that supports services level while maintaining inventory
- Establishing planning parameters at the item level that aligns
with ABC stocking strategies, MRP, Kanban and Reorder Point
- Communicating to suppliers through material forecasts, purchase
orders, expedites, GR/IR reconciliation, EDI, more.
- Working with Engineering and other Buyer Planners on
engineering change process and establishing effectivity dates.
- Collaborating with Manufacturing/Operations on determining
supply risks and mitigation plans. Determining root cause to line
outs, developing and implementing containment plans.
- Working with quality to disposition defective stock.
o Translates MRP to purchasing requirements. Communicates supply
readiness, risks and issues to stakeholders - collaborates with
Finished Item Planners to understand; troubleshoot and align with
o Analyzes MRP data, and other relevant factors to assess
complex supply risks.
o Ensures that Kanban signals and MRP reflect shifts in demand
o Identifies key risks to supply chain and impacts to supply
continuity - develops resolution and/or mitigation plan.
o Runs routine MRP and detailed reports to determine purchasing
actions to take. Queries data to assess trends and risks to
determine root cause. Analyzes data and provides daily updates on
supply status and line outs to stakeholders.
o May take a lead role on resolving complex high impact supply
issues with through expediting with suppliers, negotiating with
Service Parts Planning, Commodity Management and/or working with
Engineering to determine alternative supply solutions.
Required Skills & Education:
o Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in related
o Effective communication skills
o Project management skills
o Strong analytical skills
o Ability to multi-task; make quick decisions; act
o Taking ownership of issues and driving resolution
o Assertiveness when communicating expectations and follow
o Independent thinking and decision making - low monitoring
o Strict adherence to company Policy and Controls for
o Adaptable; can handle a heavy work load; 80/20 rule
o 3+ years of work experience in production planning or
purchasing, ideally in a manufacturing environment
o SAP experience preferred, but other equivalent ERP/MRP
applications experience will be considered
o Microsoft Windows Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word,
o Proficiency in planning and purchasing with MRP/ERP systems
o Familiar with Kanban and other lean methodologies
Office 1049 Ridge Road Rochester, NY
Carestream is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Carestream is an equal opportunity organization. We recruit,
employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race,
religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual
orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran
status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state
or local law.
Applying for a job with Carestream
All Carestream employees must complete the on-line application
process. Carestream is committed to working with and providing
reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you
require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to
participate in the application process, please click
Requisition ID: 1271
Nearest Major Market: Rochester