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Senior Planning Analyst

Johnson & Johnson
West Chester, PA

DePuy Synthes, a Johnson & Johnson Company, is recruiting for a Sr. Planning Analyst in West Chester, PA. 


DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopedic and neurological business in the world. DePuy Synthes Companies offer an unparalleled breadth and depth of products, services and programs in the areas of joint reconstruction, trauma, spine, sports medicine, neurological, craniomaxillofacial, power tools and biomaterials. Building on the legacy and strengths of two great companies, more agile and better equipped to meet the needs of today’s evolving health care environment. With a focus on activating insights to develop innovative, comprehensive solutions, we are inspired to advance patient care in greater ways than either company could accomplish on its own.


The Sr. Planning Analyst will collaborate with their Sales & Operations Planning partners to balance supply with demand to improve customer service and maximize financial performance.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manages priority deployment orders and exceptions for field inventory assets and set sales opportunities
  • Handles inventory transfers & monitors status to ensure expedition, timely receipt, and completion of priority deployment orders
  • Communicates with Commercial partners regarding inventory availability and manages the Short-Term Exception Management processes and forums
  • Proposes changes to Supply Chain Optimization elements (business rules, planning parameters) as necessary to E2E and Site-level planners
  • Builds and maintains strong working relationship with upstream and downstream supply chain partners
  • Supports the monthly S&OP processes with order status updates, reliability initiatives, and issue mitigation


A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required with a focus in Supply Chain Management, Business, Engineering or related field preferred.

Experience and Skills:
  • A minimum of 4 years professional work experience in the Supply Chain or Engineering area is required
  • Strong understanding of supply chain principles is required
  • APICS/Six Sigma/IBF certification is preferred
  • Good understanding of ERP systems, Advanced Planning Systems, including SAP and/or OMP and information technology is preferred
  • Ability to work independently in a structured and determined way is required
  • Ability to negotiate and influence without direct line authority in a matrix environment is required
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel (vlookup, SUMIF, pivot tables, modeling, VBA) and Power Point are required

This position may require up to 10% domestic & international travel.

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-West Chester-
Depuy Orthopaedics. Inc. (6029)
Job Function
Inventory Planning/Control
Requisition ID
Posted: 2019-01-11 Expires: 2019-02-10

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