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Senior Demand and Supply Chain Planner

Req ID:  1937



Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

The Senior Demand and Supply Chain Planner will own selected supply processes, lead initiatives and the execution of key tasks required for effective supply chain management. They will proactively work to improve KPIs and work with other areas to resolve supply issues as well as develop and maintain business processes to ensure effective and compliant performance

The Senior Demand and Supply Chain Planner will also be responsible for ensuring high service level to customers for products s/he manages

Job Duties

* Represent the Supply Chain planning team as planning Subject Matter Expert(SME) for projects.


* Drive or support continuous improvement initiatives to drive efficiency for Supply Chain planning group by optimizing system setup, business processes and group reporting.


* Function as process owner and SME for Supply Chain planning processes, performing training as required.


* Coordinate with Global planning team for rolling out global planning initiatives.


* Drive/coordinate regional planning activities implementation.


* Champion utilization of planning system to achieve business goals. Drive continuous improvements and function as SME as needed.


* Collaborate with regional marketing and finance to update forecast based on market intelligence and product life cycle.


* Ensure high customer service level by projecting potential supply shortages and expedite delivery with manufacturing/suppliers to avoid backorder.


* Verify Net Requirements changes with downstream demand planners. Reconcile imbalances between Global Net Requirements and production capacity to ensure product supply.

Job Requirements



* Bachelor’s degree required. APICS certification and Master preferred.


* Minimum of  5 tp 7 Years’ experience in demand planning and/or supply network planning.




* Experience utilizing ERP systems, Oracle/SAP/Rapid Response.


* Expert at utilizing statistical forecasting software.


* Strong Spreadsheet, database, powerpoint and BI Reporting system skills.


* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.

Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,500 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit

Olympus…True to You. True to Society. True to LIFE.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Westborough || 



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