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Planner II

Req #: 180006IF_en
Location: Irvine, CA US
Job Category: Supply Chain
Date Posted: 4/9/2018 9:18:33 AM
Baxter International


Coordinate the production of finished goods for a complex product line while balancing plant efficiency, sales, distribution, customer service and inventory requirements. Generate and Maintains a Master Production Plan.  Daily Scheduling and Work Order creation.  BOM Maintenance, Finished Goods Movement.  Schedule Adherence.  Sales and Operating Plan.  Service Level Measurements.

Independently develop schedules for complex product lines using system tools.


Draws up master schedule to establish sequence and lead-time of each operation to meet shipping date according to sales forecast and customer orders.


Plans and scheduled workflow specific manufacturing line and operation according to previously established manufacturing sequence and lead times.


Expedites operations that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions.


Analyze capacity required and manage product conversions and new product introductions independently.


Partner with marketing Forecaster to develop, monitor and change forecasts.


Determine finished goods inventory levels using FGRP analysis.


Establish service and inventory targets to meet business objectives.


Assist in the management of global distribution, while taking ownership of the global supply chain.


Primary liaison between marketing, finance, business forecast, engineering, plants, customer service, BEC, etc. Work on projects assigned by senior management.



Reconcile and maintain code level inventory to meet business needs.


Maintain product code data and statistics in various systems (JDE, OPPI).


Develop and communicate long term operating plans to reflect overall plant/product line sales, production and inventory.


Identify, measure and analyze potential opportunities within the supply chain.


Identify and resolve excess, slow move and obsolete inventory issues.


Prepares shipping orders for finished goods movement from plant to Released warehouses.


BOM Maintenance in PRMS



 BS in Operations/Logistics or similar degree and/or 5 - 7 years related experience. APICS certification preferred.


Ability to operate in the complex, international matrixed environment.


Requires strong leadership and teamwork skills


Project management experience and strong organizational skills


Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.


Excellent written and oral communication skills.


Current US Customs knowledge


Computer skills and systems knowledge required


Works under time constraints that require creative thinking and ability to work under pressure.


Ability to think systematically, strong problem solving and system knowledge.


Strong persuasion and negotiation skills.


Equal Employment Opportunity

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Reasonable Accommodations
Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to
Americas_TTA@baxter.com and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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