OSI Systems, Inc

  • Service Materials Planner 2

    Location US-WA-Snoqualmie
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/5/2018 5:42 PM)
    Spacelabs Healthcare
    Requisition #
  • Overview

    At Spacelabs Healthcare, we are on a mission to provide continuous innovation in healthcare technology for better clinical and economic outcomes. Our scalable solutions deliver critical patient data across local and remote systems, enable better-informed decisions, increase efficiencies, and create a safer environment for patients.


    Why work at Spacelabs? Because lives depend on you!


    The Service Materials Planner manages global spare parts logistics and trade-ins for Spacelabs and competitive products. Coordinates and implements best practices in inventory controls for Equipment Service Center (ESC) and refurbished inventory. Create inventory forecast and set safety stock levels for ESC and refurbished inventory through working with suppliers to fulfill buying and planning requirements for all service parts.


    • Perform day-to-day material request transaction document to ensure material is available in ESC and Refurb customer requirements are met. Expedite when required to ensure on-time shipment.
    • Determine quantity of material to be purchased based on cost and inventory targets in accordance with inventory model.
    • Manage backorders and immediate supply issues that impact the global service backlog.
    • Develop strong relationships with factories and suppliers in order to ensure cost and delivery objectives are met.
    • Optimize inventory holding through effective planning and planned obsolescence.
    • Identify and remove any Obsolete or Expired inventory as required to protect company integrity and partner with Operations to ensure the purge process is completed as part of the Obsolescence process.
    • Point of contact for Finance in regards to inventory adjustments and scrap.
    • In collaboration with Operations, oversee the fulfilment of priority/expedited spare parts orders including PCBA Exchange parts.
    • Manage spare parts levels at the Inventory Centers (IDC/ELC/ESC) with periodic review/adjustment of safety stock definitions based on actual demand.
    • Develop relevant metrics/reports for tracking and communication regarding parts inventory and availability.  
    • Communicate to necessary parties when shipping commitments cannot be met due to supplier or planning performance.
    • Partner with the buyers to ensure last time buys are adequate to meet service needs through end of service life.  
    • Create and maintain a weekly list of parts that have significant availability issues and partner with the appropriate buyer(s) to resolve
    • Ensure inventory and parts data is accurately reflected in system (e.g. changes in part numbers, Inventory Center, country).
    • Act as the escalation point for any spare parts related issues.
    • Oversee all product trade-ins to ensure that we receive Spacelabs and competitor products returned, not only in a timely manner but also in acceptable condition and work closely with the Refurbished Sales Manager should issues arise.
    • Work with product field service teams to coordinate all returns and engage third party companies as needed.
    • Ensure inventory cycle counts are performed, conducted and reconciled per cycle count procedures.
    • Uphold the Company’s core values of Integrity, Innovation, Accountability, and Teamwork.
    • Demonstrate behavior consistent with the Company’s Code of Ethics and Conduct.
    • It is the responsibility of every Spacelabs Healthcare employee to report to their manager or a member of senior management any quality problems or defects in order for corrective action to be implemented and to avoid recurrence of the problem.
    • Duties may be modified or assigned at any time to meet the needs of the business.


    • Bachelor’s degree in related field. 4 years of directly related work experience can substitute for education.  
    • A minimum of 3 years purchasing or materials management experience (e.g. materials, inventory, logistics), with at least 1 year in an electronics production environment. 
    • Medical device, electronics manufacturing experience, experience in FDA/ISO environment preferred.
    • Strong experience across a broad range of commodities preferred.
    • Experience planning MRP or demand pull production schedule that meets customer and business needs.
    • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment and meet the deadlines. 
    • Strong follow-through, proactive planner, can-do attitude, results oriented. 
    • Excellent communication skills across organization and with various stakeholders. 
    • Advanced user in Excel and SharePoint required; Agile and ERP system user experience preferred   
    • Some Project Management and cross-functional team leadership experience preferred.
    • CPM/CPSM Certification or equivalent, APICS or equivalent certification preferred.
    • Must be able to complete job responsibilities in an environment with global time zone needs such as attending late night/early morning meetings by phone and/or web to meet global business needs: 25%
    • Some domestic travel; must be able to acquire all necessary travel documents.


    Equal Opportunity Employer


    EEO is the Law


    Poster Link: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf



    OSI Systems, Inc. has three operating divisions: (a) Security, providing security and inspection systems, turnkey security screening solutions and related services; (b) Healthcare, providing patient monitoring, diagnostic cardiology and anesthesia systems; and (c) Optoelectronics and Manufacturing, providing specialized electronic components and electronic manufacturing services for original equipment manufacturers with applications in the defense, aerospace, medical and industrial markets, among others.


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