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Buyer/Planner II

Company: Integra LifeSciences
Location: Mansfield
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Job Description:

Integra LifeSciences is a global leader in regenerative technologies and neurosurgical solutions dedicated to limiting uncertainty for clinicians, so they can focus on providing the best patient care.


Founded in 1989, Integra develops, manufactures, sells and supplies best-in-class products to regenerate tissue, remove brain tumors, prevent infection and much more. And over the last three decades, we’ve evolved into one of the world’s leading global medical technology companies with more than 4,000 dedicated employees who deliver innovative medical technology solutions.

But that’s just the beginning. Integra is growing at an unprecedented rate. We’re at a moment in time where the experience you’ll gain is more robust than the experience you bring. And we’re out to invest in your future because it’s the best way to maximize ours.


At Integra, we firmly believe our people are our greatest asset and the foundation of our success. Our comprehensive Global Total Rewards program provides competitive compensation and benefits designed to keep our people healthy, motivated and engaged. Investing in our people through these programs is possible because of Integra’s ongoing commitment to our values and our shared success.


Integra’s health as a company begins with the well-being of our people. Benefit programs vary by country, whether provided through company-sponsored insurance and programs, through statutory government programs, or a combination of both.


Regardless of geographic location, our commitment is to offer the following, whenever possible:

  • Benefit plans that meet all local statutory requirements
  • A range of programs that reflect typical local market practices
  • An opportunity for employees to tailor benefits to their specific needs
  • Benefits that balance employee’s short-term and long-term needs

Click HERE for more information regarding our benefits and total rewards program


  • Utilize ERP/MRP system for planning and procurement
  • Negotiate cost, quantity, and delivery with suppliers to provide the best price/quantity for the company
  • Interface with Operations and Corporate Demand Planning to develop a MPS (Master Production Schedule).
  • Develop high level production plans based on demand and available capacity
  • Manage Purchase Order life cycle (negotiation, creation, maintenance, follow through) to support manufacturing
  • Communicate MPS to entire Operations team, and ensure MPS and MRP runs are successfully executed.
  • Coordinate efforts with Suppliers to investigate and alleviate material shortages impacting the MPS.
  • Monitor supplier performance and resolve delivery issues
  • Determine production priority based upon input from Customer Service and Corporate Demand Planning
    • Manage returned goods to suppliers
    • Maintain Standard Operating Procedures for the department.
    • Interface with inspection, receiving, & shipping personnel to facilitate the expeditious processing of materials that require purchasing department attention
    • Manage subcontract processes and flows if applicable
    • Improve business practices to reduce inventory and improve cycle times, lead times, service levels
    • Determine attainability of schedules and recommend/execute alternatives if schedule exceeds  capacity.
    • Manage excess and obsolete inventory for review and follow up.
    • Provide feedback/information from suppliers in the non-conforming material process
    • Works with all departmental personnel in the execution of assigned projects
    • Works with all functional departments to ensure proper management of interdepartmental projects
    • Works with cross functional team members on team assignments as needed
    • Works with Senior Materials Manager on developing new processes to enhance efficiency and utilization of Suppliers
    • Perform other duties as required


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.



  • Minimum of 7 years of progressive Planning and Purchasing experience in an MRP environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Supply Chain, Business, or Engineering
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience with MRP systems and knowledge of operations / manufacturing flow
  • Experience using MRP/ERP systems, Oracle preferred
  • Strong communication skills
  • Advanced Excel experience and knowledge
  • Medical Device ISO 13485 experience
  • Comprehensive computer skills including MS Word, Excel, & Outlook.
  • APICS certification a plus
  • Detail oriented and very well organized

Keywords: Integra LifeSciences, Boston , Buyer/Planner II, Other , Mansfield, Massachusetts

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