Buyer / Planner – Timonium, MD 21093

Find what drives you on a team with a 70+ year history of being recognized for discovery, determination, and innovation. As a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, Pall Corporation thrives on helping our customers protect people. Our portfolio is broad, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you’ll find a rewarding role here. Our career opportunities are as diverse as our products and they are all focused on creating better lives and a better planet. At Pall, we believe that innovation is our legacy, our privilege, and our destiny. If that resonates with you, join us!

The Danaher Materials System (DMS) Buyer/Planner is responsible for driving OTD, Inventory, and responsiveness to the Customer through disciplined application of DMS and DBS tools and processes. Position is responsible for continuous improvement in and management of customer orders, finished good stock, production planning, raw material inventory, Kanban/MRP systems, and tactical purchasing responsibilities for designated value stream(s) with a goal of driving incremental and step-function improvements in Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory, and Productivity.

Work with business unit and functional leaders to develop and execute tactical plans including, but is not limited to:

Employ DBS processes to continuously improve all aspects of role and responsibilities

Drive SAP (ERP System) accuracy in Production Planning, Inventory, and related master data

Satisfy Customer Service needs related to order status, expedites, commercial priorities, and other items

Utilize standard work to ensure daily responsibilities are completed according to priority

Actively participate and lead assigned SQDIP and other Daily Management activities

Track, analyze, lead, document, and report on open customer orders, past-due lines, past-due dollars, AOS stock status, Customer Expedite status and performance at Daily Management and as needed

Act as PSI and daily Materials Lead for specified value streams providing current status, order-book information, and adjusting DMS elements such as Kanban and others

Lead and facilitate updates to daily management elements including Kerr charts, stock-out sheets, critical orders, and production plans

Implement, audit, problem solve, correct, resize, and continuously improve Value Stream and Site-wide Kanban systems

Perform ongoing IMAG analysis for all designated parts at established frequency and drive reductions in Supplier Leadtime, On-hand Inventory, MOQs, and other factors

Initiate “SPIKE” Kanban orders and MRP requisitions for purchased goods as needed to support OTD targets

Schedule production for assigned value streams as defined in standard work

Print and Deliver Production Order ‘travelers’ to the shopfloor according to design

Other responsibilities assigned by Manager

Provide expertise to teams including:
(PSI) Production, Sales, and Inventory team

Apply continuous improvement methods such as Dynamic Kanban, PSP problem solving, set up wheel, Heijunka, TPI, etc.

DMS principles of collaboration, methodology, innovation and customer focus

Subject matter expertise in DMS elements such as Dynamic Kanban, IMAG, Heijunka, PSI

Lead transformational change and work on identifying the greatest DMS opportunities across the plant

Identify and share best practices

Educate, communicate and excite the organization on DMS:
Generate interest for DMS across Timonium site

Develop and promote common DMS Language across Timonium by integrating continuous improvements utilized across Pall and Danaher

Bachelor of Science Degree in Science or Engineering related disciplines.

3+ years of business/operations, materials management or manufacturing experience

Technical Skills and understanding of continuous improvement tools and methodologies

Experience with deploying DMS or equivalent based methods in operations

Extensive SAP and Microsoft Excel experience (preferred)

Pall Corporation is proud to be part of the Danaher global family of more than 20 operating companies, driving meaningful innovation in some of today’s most dynamic, growing industries. Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world-class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the

Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available at:


Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 202-419-7762 or e-mail [email protected] to request accommodation.


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