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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      January 15,2022
    • Entrusting Package
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    Production Planner


    At Applied Medical, we are committed to make a meaningful, positive difference, each and every day. Within our European headquarters in Amersfoort (NL), we develop, manufacture and support the implementation of our advanced medical devices across Europe and the MENA region. Applied’s team members enjoy working in an environmentally friendly and international environment, in which people of diverse backgrounds are valued, challenged, and acknowledged. We support our team members by giving them opportunities of ongoing learning and education, possibilities to take part in community volunteering activities and a variety of onsite exercise classes and health activities.

    If you are passionate about working in an organization that allows you to make decisions based upon what is right for the patient, customer, community and environment, Applied Medical is the place for you.
    Job Description:
    We are looking for a Production Planner to be part of our expanding team at Applied Medical’s new manufacturing facility, located in Amersfoort (NL). In this position you will be responsible for planning and managing multiple product lines, related components, and raw materials. You will generate shop orders, purchase requisitions and collaborate with the Production team for production scheduling. To meet business requirements, you will also monitor and track production volumes, sales history, forecast accuracy and inventory levels, together with the team.

    The Production Planner will report to the Planner or Manufacturing Director and works together with all team members within the organization to successfully plan for their respective product groups.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Coordinate and plan for multiple product lines based on the ERP/MRP requirements
    • Create shop orders and purchase requisitions based on the sales forecast and safety stock requirements
    • Monitor work flow and focus on priority and capacity control
    • Coordinate new product and product improvement implementations
    • Develop a thorough understanding of relevant (Supply Chain) processes within the Applied Medical European manufacturing facility
    • Collaborate with Finance for the quarterly Excess and Obsolescence (E&O) Reserve Analysis
    • Suggest process improvements to streamline the planning process
    • Mentor new team members and contribute to building a highly effective team
    • Perform ad-hoc queries for complex analysis
    • Achieve expertise in SAP Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
    • HBO / Bachelor degree, preferably in the direction of Business Economics, Supply Chain Management or Logistics and Economics
    • 1+ years of work experience in a similar position
    • Excellent Dutch and English, both spoken and written
    • Experience in medical device production planning is preferred
    • Experience with ERP/MRP systems (SAP is preferred)
    • Good knowledge of Excel
    We Offer:
    • Good remuneration package including pension and 27 vacation days
    • Travel allowance and health insurance benefits
    • Working from home option available
    • Opportunity for personal development and continuous learning
    • Education reimbursement program
    • Reimbursement of relocation expenses may apply
    • Informal and international work environment with over 35 nationalities
    • Teambuilding and volunteer opportunities
    • Onsite group exercise classes and health activities

    Would you like to be part of our expanding team? If the answer is yes, we'd love to get to know you and look forward to hearing from you!
    For more information regarding our hiring process, click here. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us via or +31 (0)33 7548713.

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    As a healthcare company, it’s of the utmost importance to keep our teams safe and healthy in this ever-changing COVID-19 environment. We highly encourage our team members to get vaccinated to help protect each other, our families, our customers, and our visitors, as we work together to help end the pandemic.
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