At Terumo Cardiovascular, we develop, manufacture and distribute medical devices for cardiac and vascular surgery with an emphasis on cardiopulmonary bypass, intra-operative monitoring and vascular grafting. This includes a full-line of perfusion products, endoscopic vessel harvesting products and surgical stabilization products. Our mission is to work as a team to save one more life, today and every day. We do this by providing lifesaving technology to cardiac surgery teams around the world.
This position is responsible for developing attainable production schedules and may also be responsible for purchasing raw material to support the production schedule.
1. In all actions, demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented quality processes and procedures. 2. Obtain raw materials to support the production schedule, proactively manage the transition of materials from the supplier, and identify/resolve delivery problems. 3. Meet with Production/Engineering/Product Development to review current and future projects, to communicate schedules and expectations, and to provide assistance for any projects they have underway. Work on capacity utilization projects to determine what gaps may exist in the future. 4. Work with each supplier to assure adequate supplies are on hand to support the requirements of the production schedule. Consider supplier lead-time, transit time, flexibility of both Terumo CVS and supplier schedule. 5. Prepare end of the month reports. 6. Product structure maintenance and new product set-up structure in ERP system. 7. Assist with cost saving projects in various functions. 8. Review specification changes. 9. Participate in supplier audits as required. 10. Negotiate contracts with suppliers, assist with identification of alternative suppliers, reduce supplier base by development agreements, etc. 11. Support the new product development process; this includes suggestions for commodities and suppliers, and cost analysis for materials. 12. May function as backup for supervisor when supervisor is not available. 13. If required, utilizes the systems and processes in place to attract, develop, engage, train and retain talented Associates; creating a work environment where Associates can realize their full potential, thus allowing the organization to meet business needs. 14. Perform other duties as assigned.
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