Production Planner

Date: Jul 12, 2024

Location: Chelmsford, MA, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: None

Requisition ID: 10525


About Teleflex Incorporated

As a global provider of medical technologies, Teleflex is driven by our purpose to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. Through our vision to become the most trusted partner in healthcare, we offer a diverse portfolio with solutions in the therapy areas of anesthesia, emergency medicine, interventional cardiology and radiology, surgical, vascular access, and urology. We believe that the potential of great people, purpose-driven innovation, and world-class products can shape the future direction of healthcare. 
Teleflex is the home of Arrow™, Barrigel™, Deknatel™, QuikClot™, LMA™, Pilling™, Rüsch™, UroLift™ and Weck™ – trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose.
At Teleflex, we are empowering the future of healthcare.  For more information, please visit


Interventional - The Interventional business unit at Teleflex offers innovative medical devices that are used to diagnose and treat coronary and peripheral vascular diseases. We place a strategic emphasis on complex coronary and peripheral interventions, vascular access, bone access, specialty biologic treatments and cardiac assist. Our current Interventional products include a broad range of clinically relevant solutions, such as our GuideLiner® and Turnpike® Catheters, AC3 Optimus™ Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump and OnControl® Powered Bone Access System. With a strong R&D footprint and pipeline, our fast-growing Interventional business unit is poised to continue the development of new technologies to serve critically ill patients for years to come. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

This position supports tactical planning and scheduling for assigned product lines in the Chelmsford facility.  

Principal Responsibilities

•    Creates level-loaded production plans based on capacity and forecasted requirements for assigned manufactured products, accessories, and spare parts.
•    Dispatches weekly production schedules that support the execution of supply in the build plan.
•    Hosts weekly production meetings to ensure alignment with internal customers including schedule reviews handoff, critical priorities, and known constraints (manpower, material, machine)
•    Prepares backorder projections and recovery plans, as necessary to help project recovery for service.
•    Participates in the daily L1 standup on the production floor; represents planning and the internal customer.
•    Tracks weekly metrics such as schedule accomplishment (FPS) and Build Plan execution (MPS); captures reasons for misses in Pareto’s.
•    Monitors and analyzes demand trends from the forecast; escalates major changes and communicates internally with operations and the plant leadership team.
•    Works closely with procurement team to align on material constraints that pose risk to the build plan. 

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Bachelor’s Degree preferred
•    5+ years' experience in a supply chain role 
•    SAP experience strongly preferred but not required
•    Strong communication and attention to details

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Understanding of MRP in ERP systems
•    Excel Skills
•    Strong verbal/written communication skills

Teleflex, Inc. is an affirmative action & equal opportunity employer. D/V/M/F. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status. If you require accommodation to apply for a position, please contact us at: 877-880-8588 or

Teleflex, the Teleflex logo, Arrow, Deknatel, Hudson RCI, LMA, Pilling, Rüsch, UroLift and Weck are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates, in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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