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Senior Planner

Company: Exact Sciences Corporation
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

The Senior Planner is responsible for calculating demand requirements through NetSuite Demand Planning, coordinating with Manufacturing to generate build schedules, and release work orders. The Senior Planner will be the primary Supply Chain representative on NetSuite Supply Chain enhancements, reporting requests, will coordinate NetSuite periodic update regression testing and train other key users. The Senior Planner will also be responsible for managing new part creation or change, investigate change impact, as well as bill of material (BOM) creation and maintenance.

  • Serve as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) integration and super-user for site operations.
  • Coordinate with Manufacturing to develop a production schedule.
  • Manage new part set-up, bill of materials, product forecasts, re-order points, work orders, and planning attributes.
  • Support of continuous improvement within the ERP system and other systems utilized by the supply chain team.
  • Route quality system documents for review and assessment by expanded cross-functional teams and coordinate actions and follow up as a result of the review.
  • Identify and communicate changes in schedules and delivery with applicable teams and end users to achieve resolution.
  • Work closely with Manufacturing to determine stocking levels and expediting orders.
  • Prepare reports, metrics, and data summaries as requested.
  • Participate in production planning utilizing Demand Planning and manual systems.
  • Assist the Accounting team with timely resolution and information gathering related to work order variances or concerns.
  • Prepare information for meetings to help highlight/resolve supply or production issues.
  • Keep Supply Chain Manager informed of all activities.
  • Ensure appropriate approvals are obtained on either the requisition or purchase order to support order placement.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively in team situations, as well as independently.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, frequently changing, and evolving environment.
  • Ability to check requisitions for completeness and clarity, obtain any missing information, if needed, to support clear purchase order generation.
  • Ability to follow documented procedures at they relate to business process or Quality requirements.
  • Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork.
  • Support and comply with the companys Quality Management System policies and procedures.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Ability to lift up to 10 pounds for approximately 5% of a typical working day.
  • Ability to work on a mobile device, tablet, or in front of a computer screen and/or perform typing for approximately 90% of a typical working day.
  • Ability and means to travel between Redwood City locations.
  • Ability to travel 5% of working time away from work location, may include overnight/weekend travel.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Business, IT, Supply Chain, or related field; or High School Degree/General Education Diploma and 4 years of relevant experience in lieu of Bachelors degree.
  • 6+ years of related work experience in a biotech or medical device field, preferably in a GMP and/or ISO 13485 environment.
  • Professional working knowledge of NetSuite, SAP, or with equivalent ERP system.
  • Proficient computer skills to include Internet navigation, Email usage, and word processing.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the Essential Duties of the position with or without accommodation.
  • Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced ERP system experience.
  • APICS CPIM certification.
  • Experience working in HIPPA/CLIA regulated environment.


We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Applicable portions of the Companys affirmative action program are available to any applicant or employee for inspection upon request.

Keywords: Exact Sciences Corporation, Redwood City , Senior Planner, Other , Redwood City, California

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