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Modality Planner

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/1/2017 9:50:47 AM
  • 3011202
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Global Supply Chain
Location(s): United States; Massachusetts; Marlborough


About Us:
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
As Modality Planner Leader you are an integrator for the global Sales and Operation Planning process for a one billion dollar business. You’ll be leading customer focused horizontal cooperation with senior leaders within the Commercial Region’s, Product P&L’s and Manufacturing to improve key business metrics.

Essential Responsibilities:
Essential Responsibilities
Our Modality Planner Leader demonstrates ownership and plays an important part in establishing feedback loops, transparent communication and fair demand and supply matching – facilitating key decision with direct customer impact!

Key responsibilities will include:

Own global Sales and Operation Planning including Product Categorisation processes
Drive policy/frameworks for Forecasting, Inventory/Replenishment, and Product Categorisation
Ensure one strong demand signal is entered in our forecasting tool (Demantra)
Representing the team in reviews in senior reviews with particular stakeholder groups
KPI target settings linked to the S&OP processes with P&L, Regions and Sites.
Drive and establish processes to ensure clear communication around supply & demand including a fair allocation (vs forecast) of supply when constrained.
Identify and lead actions to deliver the S&OP vision through the established framework

Qualifications/Requirements:
1. Bachelor’s Degree and 8 years supply chain experience or HS diploma and 12 years supply chain experience
2. Proven ability to drive change in a matrix environment
3. Ability to successfully motivate and maintain employee involvement while driving change

Previous experience from working with Sales and Operation Planning.
Very strong influencing skills driving horizontal cooperation and communication in a global matrix environment.
Demonstrated process analytical skills/ number savvy including proficiency in using Excel and PowerPoint
Demonstrated experience from Driving Change with Global and Cross-functional teams

Desired Characteristics:
Experience deploying globally impactful supply/demand KPI’s, including forecast accuracy, statistical planning methodologies, inventory turns, and On Time Delivery Metrics.
Demantra (preferred) or other ERP/Planning system experience
MBA or Master’s degree
Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt or Master Black Belt

Locations: United States; Massachusetts; Marlborough

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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