• Associate Planner

    Position Locations US-CA-Rancho Santa Margarita
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    Applied Medical is a new generation medical device company with a proven business model and commitment to innovation that has fueled our rapid business growth and expansion. Applied Medical has been developing and manufacturing advanced surgical technologies for nearly 30 years, and has earned a strong reputation in healthcare.  Our dedication to delivering the highest quality products and unique business positioning, provides our team members with the unique ability to contribute in a larger capacity than is possible in typical positions.

    Position Description

    As an Associate Planner, you will be responsible for working within the framework of a team and performing the following activities:

    • Coordinate planning for multiple product lines based on ERP/MRP Requirements
    • Create shop orders and production schedules and work with manufacturing to ensure on-time delivery of product
    • Work with Strategic Procurement to bring in raw materials on time
    • Work with Engineering to manage timelines for new/changing products
    • Work with Clinical Development to manage timelines for product releases and updates
    • Monitor and update the E&O Reserve on a quarterly basis
    • Perform ad-hoc analysis using SAP and MS Excel

    Position Requirements

    This position requires the following skills and attributes: 

    • 4 year degree
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to work effectively on cross-functional teams
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to multitask and prioritize
    • Proficiency in using MS Office programs


    The following skills and attributes are preferred: 

    • SAP ERP experience
    • VBA, PowerPivot, SQL
    • APICS Certification 
    • Data mining and statistics


    • Training and mentorship with ongoing learning and development courses
    • On-campus wellness activities
    • Comprehensive medical and dental coverage
    • Education reimbursement program
    • 401(k) program with employer match
    • Generous vacation accrual and paid holiday schedule


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