OSI Systems, Inc

  • Materials Planner

    Location US-MA-Billerica
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/16/2018 1:04 PM)
    Requisition #
  • Overview

    AS&E is an industry leader in detection technology, providing cargo and vehicle inspection systems and services for ports, borders, military, high-threat facilities, and checkpoints to help customers combat terrorism, drug smuggling, illegal immigration, and trade fraud.  We offer a broad array of scanning system configurations that leverage low-, medium-, and high-energy X-ray technology—or multiple X-ray technologies—to address each customer’s unique security application requirements. Our commitment to excellence in imaging performance, innovative design, and uncompromising quality ensures our solutions consistently deliver best-in-class imaging, high reliability, and operator satisfaction, to help customers find threats and contraband with ease and confidence.


    American Science and Engineering, an OSI Systems Company is seeking a Materials Planner in its Billerica, MA Facility.


    The Planner executes the site Master Production Schedule and maintains inventory levels of finished goods to meet customer demands. The established planner must be feasible and ensure that adequate capacity exists (buckets and actual true capacity) to meet requirements for specific products and options in time periods relevant to the customer. Ongoing communication with materials, engineering, manufacturing leadership, sales and marketing organization, Integrated Business Planning and senior leadership is expected to facilitate balancing supply with demand, meeting customer service requirements and fully utilizing all manufacturing resources.



    • Utilize Oracle to schedule production, maintain all planning parameters, review and manage to resolution all exception messages. Strong MRP knowledge and background.
    • Communicate potential risks to customer shipment schedule with potential resolution options.
    • Identify and resolve conflicts with material availability, capacity availability and order promise data integrity to include excellent follow up and communication skills.
    • Create work orders to support Sales Demands.
    • Identifies Material Shorts and works with Sourcing on material clean dates to meet customer shipment dates.
    • Review ECO’s for correctness, impact to production builds, and communicates with Commodity Managers on material change implications on current and future production.
    • Primary contact for the commercial teams, manufacturing and supply chain regarding supply changes, trends, potential changes and upside/downside risks.
    • Lead and drive the supply planning and review focusing on operational plan change drivers and financial plan gap-closing opportunities.
    • Support business execution of new programs and initiatives that include promotional activities, new product launches, last time buy needs, phase-outs and distribution redesigns.
    • Support master data maintenance and planning processes, ensuring integrity of data to optimize supply planning performance.
    • Drive improvement in inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs to optimize inventory position and minimize E&O inventories; review and maintain planning parameters in accordance.
    • Monitor key performance indicators and identify initiatives to improve performance.
    • Reconcile annual demand plans with supply plans and communicate any gaps.
    • 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 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 business or supply chain) or equivalent experience required.
    • 5+ years' experience in demand and/or supply planning in a manufacturing environment.
    • Working knowledge and experience with ERP and MRP systems (SAP, Oracle, etc).
    • Capable of performing complex data analysis to improve supply chain performance and customer service (work order variances).
    • Proven track record in delivering change, process improvement, and root cause analytics.
    • Experienced user of MS Office Applications, including intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel.
    • Attend Change Control Board Meetings.

    This position includes an education verification as part of our background check. 


    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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