Senior Supply Chain Planner and Buyer - Cypress, United States - USA 2023-049

Job Title

Senior Supply Chain Planner and Buyer

Job Facts

Organizational Area
USA and Canada
Country / State
United States
Place of work
Home/Office based
Office based

Professional Family: 

  • Operations
Reporting To

Kind of contract

Full Time / Part Time
Full Time
Permanent / Temporary
Job ID
USA 2023-049

Job Scope

Your Mission

For over 40 years, DiaSorin has been on a mission on five continents to develop, produce and commercialize diagnostic tests for a wide range of clinical areas. Our tests are designed for hospitals and private testing laboratories, in the markets of immunodiagnostics and molecular diagnostics.

We believe in a respectful and supportive workplace that attracts and celebrates the uniqueness of a diverse workforce that represents our community and customers.

Main Responsibilities

Your Contributions

The Senior Supply Chain Planner and Buyer is responsible for all supply and demand planning tasks necessary to ensure an uninterrupted flow of Instrument, Reagent, and Bioassay products to customers. This role creates and implements production plans that are both material and resource feasible and serves as the primary point of contact regarding product availability. Manages the business relationship between DiaSorin Molecular and its' suppliers to purchase goods and services for the company at the lowest total cost. This role is also responsible for leading and supporting key supply chain projects and process improvement initiatives.

Qualifications Experience Personal Strengths Mobility

Bachelor’s Degree

Bachelor's degree in business, Supply Chain, Engineering, Science, or equivalent
3+ Years Experience in Supply Planning, Demand Planning, or Master Scheduling required.
2+ Years Experience in a Medical Device, Pharma, or other Healthcare field preferred
2+ Years Experience using an ERP system in a manufacturing environment preferred.
2+ Years Experience in using Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint preferred.
2+ Years Experience with Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) preferred.
2+ Years Experience in a GMP and/or FDA regulated environment preferred
Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)-APICS preferred
CSSBB - Six Sigma Black Belt preferred
Preferred Training Skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to handle the pressure of meeting tight deadlines.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Highly organized with proven time management and prioritization skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Technical Competencies

Utilizes demand forecasts and sales trends to create and maintain demand plans, capacity plans, and master production schedules.
Interfaces with manufacturing, materials and logistics, technical support, purchasing and R&D to ensure availability of necessary raw materials.
Ensures that raw material shortages are identified and resolved in a timely manner.
Drives the resolution process of MRP exceptions and resolves MRP discrepancies.
Provides Order Management and Sales with shipment commitments.
Reviews open order reports and other indicators to ensure a timely delivery of finished goods to support customer demand.
Identifies, negotiates, and resolves conflicts with respect to material and capacity availability and order promising.
Notifies Order Management, Manufacturing, and other internal stakeholders whenever an existing shipment commitment is in jeopardy and recommends alternatives on how the requested demand could be satisfied.
Assists Order Management, Sales, and Marketing in setting priorities when demand exceeds supply.
Maintains inventory levels within established goals and guidelines and recommends adjustments in stocking levels.


Monitors and implements actions to minimize raw material and finished goods scrap.
Maintains Bill of Material (BOM) structures as required.
Participates as a reviewer/approver in the Engineering Change Order (ECO) process.
Reviews cycle count and physical inventory records and resolves any discrepancies.
Maintains scheduling parameters such as lead times, lot sizes, scales, safety stocks, and other item attributes for all planned items.
Demonstrates ownership of product lines through consistent and effective reporting of product availability, potential risks, opportunities, and overall health of Instrument, Reagent, and Bioassay products supported.
Identifies and implements process improvements within Operations/Supply Chain, either individually or in a team setting
Utilizes technology and tools including (but not limited to) Excel and SplashBI to perform complex analysis that cannot be achieved directly within Oracle.
Supports New Product Introduction (NPI) efforts and projects in addition to other daily responsibilities.
Scope of work and actions are collaboratively managed with Supervisor.
Ensures that all processes are conducted according to approved procedures.

Travel Availability
10% travel may be required/5% travel may be required internationally.
Relocation Availability
Training Required



We Offer You

Receive a competitive salary and benefits package as you grow your career at DiaSorin. Join our team and discover how your work can impact the lives of people all over the world.

Others Information as per Local Legal Requirements

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

DiaSorin Inc and DiaSorin Molecular LLC are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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