Senior Supply Planner

Faro Technologies Lake Mary , FL 32795

Posted 2 weeks ago

Location: Lake Mary, FL

FARO Technologies, Inc. is continuing to develop new products that will revolutionize and disrupt the high-tech measurement and imaging industry. We are a global company traded on the NASDAQ stock exchange with a passion for excellence and success.

The Sr. Supply Planner will be responsible for supporting the global Supply Chain Management organization in the supply planning and inventory optimization of products and materials required to meet master production schedule and customer service fulfillment targets. The Sr. Supply Planner will be responsible for plans, purchases and schedules inbound flow of material in support of production plan and product demand. This person will support the S&OP process, collaborate with sourcing, manufacturing and quality teams to generate and lead initiatives that will improve fill rates, inventory goals, service measures and reduce the length of our supply chain. This opportunity is based out of Lake Mary, FL.

FARO has a culture of innovation and an absolute commitment to reliability at all touch points. We encourage employee success by offering excellent benefits and a variety of career and training opportunities. FARO is completely focused on simplifying processes through innovation, integrity, teamwork, accountability and a friendly work environment.

This position requires:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or business

  • 5-10 years' experience in supply chain

  • Demonstrated competency with cross-functional engagement and collaboration

  • Proven analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills

  • Working knowledge of material planning principles

  • Proficient computer skills particularly Microsoft Office applications

How you will make a difference @ FARO:

  • Manage continuity of supply and inventory investments in accordance with department and company goals

  • Develop, implement and manage inventory planning methodologies for products in the assigned value chain

  • Execute material planning, buying, expediting, and optimization initiatives in support of assigned product lines

  • Support the development of supply chain management strategies to optimize supply chain investments, improve supply/demand processes, and deliver customer service requirements

  • Work directly with suppliers to obtain confirmation that all orders are set to ship at the appropriate time to meet committed due date. Resolve exceptions, update system appropriately and escalate as necessary

  • Determine appropriate order quantity and frequency, select appropriate vendor and place purchase orders for assigned product lines, ensuring fill rates and targeted inventory levels are achieved

  • Lead initiatives that will reduce supply chain lead times, improve fill rates and optimize inventory.

  • Own Supply Chain KPI's including inventory DOS and $'s, customer fill rate, MPS adherence, scrap

  • Simplify the ordering process. Identify opportunities for reduction in transaction costs. Collaborate with key stakeholders (procurement, IT, etc.) to achieve results.

  • Develop and enhance vendor's relationships through timely and effective communication.

  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and cost reduction.

  • Maintain item planning data in SAP.

  • Ability to challenge the status quo and think 'outside the box'

  • S&OP monthly cycle schedule adherence

  • Establish and manage global inventory targets ($'s, DOS, turns, SLOB)

  • Manage customer service targets

  • Administer and monitor purchase orders with external suppliers

FARO has excellent benefits for you and your family. We not only care for our employees but also to their immediate family members. We believe in a balanced work-life and have developed programs and benefits plans to support that ethic, such as:

  • A competitive paid time off bank and paid holidays

  • Medical, dental, life and AD&D insurance plans

  • Pre-tax flex spending accounts for medical and dependent care

  • 401K with employer match

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Training opportunities

  • Wellness fairs

  • Frequent lunch and learns to help educate employees about various issues affecting their lives

  • Other employee events

About Us

With more than 26,000 installations and 13,000 customers globally, FARO develops and markets computer-aided coordinate measurement and imaging devices and software. Portable equipment from FARO permits high-precision 3D measurement, imaging and comparison of parts and compound structures within production and quality assurance processes. The devices are used for inspecting components and assemblies, production planning, 3D documentation, as well as for investigation and reconstruction of accident sites or crime scenes. They are also employed to generate digital scans of historic sites.

Principal products include the world's best-selling portable measurement arm the FaroArm; the FARO Laser Tracker ION; the FARO Laser ScanArm; FARO Laser Scanner; the FARO Gage; and, the CAM2 family of advanced CAD-based measurement and reporting software. FARO Technologies is ISO-9001 certified and ISO-17025 laboratory registered.


If you have a winning history of Corporate Supply Planning experience and a passion for high-end technical products, please apply today. As an employee of FARO, you will become part of a dynamic organization which values quality, leadership, teamwork, honesty and openness as a way of life in conducting our business.

FARO Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace with Pre-Employment Drug Screening. EEO/AA/M/F/D/V #LI-KN1

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