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Orchid Orthopedics Holt, MI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Under general direction, performs diversified duties to create a production plan, develop schedules and execute customer shipments to ensure maximum customer satisfaction in accordance with established policies and procedures.

The Planner/Scheduler reports to the General Manager within the Holt, MI Manufacturing plant.

• Run the scheduling engine in Made to Manage; assure all sales order demand is captured correctly and all job orders are created correctly
• Release job orders to production
• Review customer forecasts and upload into scheduling engine
• Download scheduling data to Excel to review capacity and establish lead times
• Review load in each value stream on capacity spreadsheet; balance load where needed
• Develop and manage sales and operations planning process (S&OP)
• Set weekly/monthly plan for each value stream
• Review and update capacity models as needed
• Routinely review material availability to ensure that customer deliveries are on schedule
• Maintain inventory levels in accordance with established policies
• Lead quality and compliance by utilizing One Orchid global processes and complying with all Quality Management Systems (QMS) documentation requirements and establishing/supporting plan(s) to meet/exceed Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Quality that support Safety, Compliance, Six Sigma Quality, On-Time Delivery (OTD) and financial objectives.
• Work with customers to establish stocking agreements and economical order quantities
• May be required to perform additional duties as assigned by management

• Minimum 1 years’ experience in a supply chain/materials function
Education and Certification
• Bachelor’s degree in a business, technical or related field required.

• 2+ Years’ experience in a supply chain/material function
• American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) certified, or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Experience in an Oliver Wight “Class A” company
• Medical manufacturing industry experience

• Ability to apply logic and reasoning to solve problems, including identifying strengths/weaknesses, locating alternative solutions and conclusions, and approaches to problems; and making high-quality, timely decisions
• Knowledge of MRP, MRP 2 and ERP systems
• Proficient with MS Office
• Working knowledge of TOC and Lean concepts and strategies
• Advanced experience using Excel for spreadsheets, charting, and data analysis
• Excellent organization and planning skills
• Excellent analytical skills
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills
• Ability to function as part of a team and work with others

As a member of our team, leading from our values is foundational.

Integrity First: We Do the Right Thing
Teamwork: We Are All Connected
Relentless Pursuit: We Are Driven & Curious


Orchid Orthopedics

Why Work Here?

Full time, direct hire positions with great benefits. Room to grow.

Orchid is a worldwide leader of orthopedic medical device outsourcing, providing contract design and manufacturing services. We are a strategic sourcing partner that can handle an entire project or provide services at a Single Point in the process. We have the broadest portfolio in the industry, ranging from design and development through finished goods manufacturing and packaging, and we improve our customers’ supply chains through our supply chain solutions. Orchid specializes in implants, instruments and innovative technologies for the following markets: Joint reconstruction Spine Trauma Sports Medicine Extremities Dental We are driven to success through our customer-focused team, living out our core purpose and values and striving for continuous improvement.


1489 Cedar St, Holt, MI 48842
Holt, MI