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Manager, Network Planning and Master Planning (Remote, USA)

Company: Edwards Lifesciences
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Edwards Lifesciences is growing our Global Supply Chain Digital Transformation team. We are looking for a talented Manager, Network Planning and Master Planning, who will oversee the Planning processes in Global Supply Chain - Demand Planning; Master Production Scheduling (MPS), Inventory Planning and Distribution Planning/Fulfillment. Scope of planning process will include all functional steps from Demand Forecasting (Statistical Forecasting and/or Market Intelligence); generating MPS based on the forecast and integrating with plant execution feedback (work orders). It will also include replenishment planning from the Plants to the Regions. They will promote and support best practices and implement/support these within **Blue Younder/JDA/Manugistics/i2.**The process will span global planning network across Regions/Plants/Business units. The process leader will bring together best practices, benchmarks from the industry and work with various levels of leadership within Business Units; Ops leadership & Finance to align the strategies and lead the process transformation at Edwards to be world class within and in support of the S framework.**Essential job functions:**+ **Process Support** by being a process owner for the following planning processes: Network Planning, Master Planning, Distribution Planning, Strategy/S Planning, and Operational Maturity Assessments. Leading the team to support the Global Supply Chain in their rollout efforts to improve the above processes. Supporting strategy planning, new strategic initiatives on process improvement, and managing project rollouts.+ **System Support** by managing existing JDA/BY solutions to support the userbase and super users, delivering JDA/BY system training, working with IT on management of the training/test environments during support of problem resolution or project rollouts, providing solutions to JDA/BY implementation problem/issues on an ongoing basis in timely manner, and handling big amounts of data for system validation/testing.+ **Project Management** by managing major/minor process improvement projects, leading change management aspects, and owning KOD & PMO delivery schedules. Performance will be measured based on process improvements delivered, follow up on the compliance, and tracking of business performance improvement.+ Domestic and international travel of -10%.+ Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.**Basic Qualifications:**+ Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 10 years' experience in supply chain, planning or operations with specific focus on global S and planning process with integration to plant execution through matrix-ed business unit & plant operations.+ Must have Project management and change management experience.+ Knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office software.+ Experience to analyze process frameworks and manage them in business context with the use of system tools.**Preferred Qualifications:**+ Master's degree with 8 years of experience in supply chain, planning or operations with specific focus on global S and planning process with integration to plant execution through matrix-ed business unit & plant operations.+ APICS CPIM Certification is a plus.+ Medical device industry experience will be a plus. Equivalent experience in highly configurable and/or high volume, high mix, and highly regulated industry will be acceptable as well.+ Background in LEAN and Six Sigma will be a plus.+ Experience in working in networked plant operating environment is preferred.+ JDA/BY/Manugistics/i2 experience with focus on linear programming algorithms is highly desirable. We are on JDA/BY v2018 so experience on a more recent version would be preferred - but not mandatory.+ Proficiency with MS-Access/SQL will be very beneficial.+ Must have progressive management and expanding responsibility with track record for improvements and change management.+ Must be a team player with excellent communication skills, relationship oriented.For Colorado Residents Only:Aligning our overall business objectives with performance, we offer competitive salaries, performance-based incentives, and a wide variety of benefits programs to address the diverse individual needs of our employees and their families.The base pay range for this position is $123,000 to $140,000Additional information can be found through the link below: is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.Edwards is committed to complying with the requirements and guidance from our government authorities and to protecting our vulnerable patients and the healthcare providers who are treating them around the world. As such, all Healthcare Interacting positions require COVID-19 vaccination, which includes anyone who directly interfaces with patients and those who interact with healthcare providers as part of their role. If hired, as a condition of employment, you will be required to submit proof that you have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a valid religious or medical exemption from being vaccinated.Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 15,000 individuals worldwide.For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.

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