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Buyer/Planner

Company: Fortive
Location: Everett
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

. Operating Company: Fluke category: Manufacturing & Operations location: Everett, Washington, United States Posting Date: Oct 4th 2021Job Schedule (FT/PT): Full-timeJob Level: Individual ContributorRequisition Number: FLU010973. The Buyer/Planner is tasked with coordinating products through the complete production cycle. Develops production/supply plans that take into account forecasts, availability of material and manufacturing capacity. Identifies and maintains the appropriate planning parameters in ERP systems to optimize subassembly production and raw material supply plans. Evaluates and analyzes data regarding processes and systems. Resolves problems with inventory, production schedules, or materials shortages and recommends procedures to avoid future problems. Establishes a balance between vendors and internal and external customers based on supply and demand for materials and finished goods. Forecasts requirements, issues periodic reports on trends.. Primary Responsibilities:. --- Communicate and coordinate with factory teams to ensure continuous supply of product, meeting quality and delivery standards.. --- Resolve any vendor line stopping issues.. --- Driving forward our Lean culture by implementing consignment, Kanban, just-in-time, postponement and other materials strategies to reduce inventory while maintaining inventory availability.. --- Develop action plans and countermeasures with schedulers, development and factory teams for inventory control.. --- Interact with sourcing team (Procurement) to ensure best practices and greatest leverage in procurement, low cost region sourcing, supplier assessment and management. --- Participate and initiate continuous improvement through use of appropriate FBS (Fortive Business System) tools.. --- Depending upon level in job, participates in, coordinates, or supervises the integration of new product introductions from engineering design to factory.. --- May coordinate and supervise the integration of new production cells from one location to other.. --- Establish and maintain standard work and/or consistent training in the materials team.. Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain or similar. --- 1-3 years of related experience. --- Proven ability to problem solve complex issues that arise from inventory. --- Must be proficient in Excel (advanced formulas, pivots, if/then). --- Self-starter who seeks out ways to improve processes before being asked. --- Ability to be effective in a fast paced, metric driven environment. --- Solid understanding of material flow and inventory triggers. --- Demonstrated ability to juggle multiple projects at one time. --- Excellent verbal and written communication. Preferred:. --- Background in manufacturing environments. --- Knowledge of lean manufacturing (Kaizens, structured improvement workshops/events) and continuous improvement. Fortive is a provider of essential technologies for connected workflow solutions across a range of attractive end-markets. The company holds leading positions in intelligent operating solutions, precision technologies, and advanced healthcare solutions. Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more than 17,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 50 countries around the world. With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our company's operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more information please visit: www.fortive.com.. We all have a role in building a community where everyone belongs. Where you can speak your mind, be yourself, and feel supported. It's how we achieve more together - for each other, for our customers, and for the world. https://www.fortive.com/inclusion-diversity. Fluke is leading the world in creating software, test tools and technology that will support customers today and in the future. We are a customer-obsessed market leader with a strong reputation for reliability, quality and safety.. A wholly owned subsidiary of Fortive Corporation (www.fortive.com), Fluke is a global corporation headquartered in the greater Seattle area. Driven by the successful Fortive Business System, Fluke offers the passion of a startup with the resources of a Fortune 500 company. We are focused on the growth of our individual employees, teams and the Fluke brand.. "The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Fortive Corporation. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as a Fortive Company. Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1-866-272-5573 or e-mail applyassistance@fortive.com to request accommodation.". Your nameErrorYour name should not be emptyErrorYour name should not be empty. Recipient's email addressErrorRecipient's email address should not be EmptyErrorPlease enter a valid Recipient's email addressErrorRecipient's email address should not be EmptyErrorPlease enter a valid Recipient's email address. Email has successfully sentEmail has sent has error. Email has Successfully subscribed for similar jobsFailed to subscribed for similar jobs. Success!. You successfully subscribed to similar jobs alerts. Failure!. Get tailored job recommendations based on your interests.. For you. For us.For growth. We have the soul of a start-up, but the benefits and learning opportunities of a larger company. That means you can aspire high, matter more, and distinguish yourself through your contributions. We are a place where people who share a drive and passion to make a personal difference can learn, grow, and achieve.. Join Our Talent CommunityWe will notify you about relevant positions, and keep you in mind whenever we have interesting opportunities. Come get them.. Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1-866-272-5573 or e-mail. applyassistance@fortive.com. to request accommodation.. --- Oracle, SQL programming or similar

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