Senior Production Planner


Senior Production Planner (Hybrid) - Bothell, WA

FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. -- If you are looking for work that matters, you’ll find it at FUJIFILM Sonosite. As the creator of point of care ultrasound, we dedicate every day to the innovation and development of imaging solutions that enable clinicians to provide improved healthcare in leading institutions, underserved populations and communities in crisis around the globe. At FUJIFILM Sonosite, we are in the relentless pursuit of answers that allow our customers to be confident that they are making the best clinical decisions for any patient, anywhere, anytime. Members of the FUJIFILM Sonosite team embody our company values: Go boldly, Stay curious, Passion fuels us, Respect each other, Own it and Act with integrity. Headquartered in Bothell, WA USA, FUJIFILM Sonosite is the proud recipient of numerous prestigious design awards and has in excess of 145 patents. Our point of care ultrasound systems are sold in more than 100 countries.

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The Senior Production Planner plans, prepares, issues and controls detailed demand and supply planning and coordinates with material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet production requirements. Advises management of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials and services are provided as needed. Schedules equipment and personnel, confirms material supply and demands, prepares work orders or purchase requests for the production or purchase of components or parts based on a master production schedule, shop load and inventory requirements.

Coordinates interdepartmental activity with quality assurance, manufacturing, purchasing, engineering, inventory control, traffic, etc.; schedules and expedites the movement of parts by means of move orders, stock transfers and requests for shipping orders.

**This job will be hybrid, going into the Bothell, WA office 3 days a week. ***

Essential Job Functions:

Acts as the primary contact for internal customers, ensuring proper communication of product and equipment status.

Provides planning support to various tasks/projects including performance monitoring, materials analysis, reporting, and expediting.

Interfaces with operating and support groups (Purchasing, Finance, Master Scheduling, QA) to collect data for preparation of reports.

Provides management with clear, timely and accurate information with which to make decisions. Alerts management to deviations (or potential deviations) from established plans.

Develops and manages supplier kan-ban, package and shipment sizing to allow for efficient handling of material through manufacturing and distribution

Utilizes planning applications (ORACLE EBS, MS Office, Agile, and DataSweep).

Demonstrates use of ORACLE EBS for finding and interpreting data in Stock/Requirements List, Purchase Requisitions, Purchase Orders, and other material inventory transactions to aid in the development and publishing of reports.

Demonstrates the ability to apply knowledge of concepts and principals of planning to develop solutions to a variety of problems, particularly with materials delivery.

Demonstrates ability to interpret drawing and Engineering BOM data to create Material Masters in ORACLE EBS.

Manages the implementation of Engineering Changes throughout the product lifecycle to minimize obsolete inventory within change effectivity constraints.

Keeps management apprised of potential schedule or fiscal problems by tracking, reviewing and evaluating plans, schedules and/or budgets for inaccuracies, inconsistencies or interface/support problems. Analyzes task/project cost and/or schedule variances and informs management.

Provides manpower resource planning and allocation.

Supports New Product Introductions as a liaison between production, engineering, quality, master scheduling, purchasing, and sales to coordinate new program requirements with MRP planned orders to ensure all materials have been ordered and product introduction schedules are attainable.

Setup new parts in ERP system; including lead times, sub-inventories, flow routings, and other planning features.

Knowledge and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of relevant experience or MS degree with 3 year of relevant experience. Candidates with an AA degree will be considered if equivalent relevant experience can be demonstrated (typical equivalency guidelines are: 2 years of progressively responsible related experience count for 1 year of education).

General knowledge of manufacturing industry practices, techniques and standards.

Utilizes applications of LEAN concepts and principles.

Able to perform moderately complex professional tasks.

Able to develop solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity.

Able to work under general supervision and guidelines.

Skills and Abilities:

Advanced MS Excel, MS Word, and ERP experiences

Experience with report writing database tools a definite plus

Proven problem solving abilities and analytical skills

Effective organizational and interpersonal skills

Strong attention to detail and follow-through skills

Must have the ability to work independently

Must have excellent mathematical skills

APICS CPIM a definite plus.

The employee is regularly required to work in an office and manufacturing assembly environment.

The employee frequently is required to sit, walk, or stand.

Salary and Benefits:

$66,000 - $85,000 depending on experience + variable bonus opportunity


Medical, Dental & Vision

Life & Company paid Disability

Retirement Plan (401k):

4% automatic Company contribution

Fujifilm matches 50 cents for every dollar you contribute, up to 6% of your salary

Paid Time Off:

You can accrue up to three (3) weeks of PTO in your first year of employment

PTO increases based on years of service

Employee Choice Holidays:

Four (4) additional paid days off, based on date of hire in the calendar year

Paid Holidays:

Seven (7) paid holidays per year

If COVID-19 vaccine is mandated by the federal government, or by state or local government, the Company will require that the successful candidate hired for positions covered under relevant government vaccine mandate(s) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, absent being granted an accommodation due to medical or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption. For all positions, the Company encourages vaccination against COVID-19 and may require that the successful candidate hired be willing to test for the COVID-19 virus periodically and wear a face covering indoors absent being granted an accommodation due to medical or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption.

FUJIFILM Sonosite offers a fantastic compensation package, including benefits, and a 401k program. Visit us today to learn more about our exciting technologies and how you can make a difference. To apply and obtain further details regarding key responsibilities and experience requirements, check out our careers page at

FUJIFILM Sonosite is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and / or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 425-951-1200, or via e-mail at Additionally, the affirmative program/plan is available for review upon formal request by employees and applicants for employment in the Human Resources office during regular office hours.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of FUJIFILM about this requisition. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at FUJIFILM via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of FUJIFILM, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by FUJIFILM for this requisition and a valid agreement with FUJIFILM is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the FUJIFILM agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.



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