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General Electric Demand Planning Leader - MI in Haifa, Israel

Job Description Summary

This Demand Planning Leader is responsible for the forecast management of Molecular Imaging (MI) Purchase for Stock and Hybrid CTs, as well as leading the PET sales & order execution (S&OE) process and support handoff from planning to manufacturing execution. In this position, you will plan and schedule material forecasts for over 500 parts across system/feeder plants and with global supplier base as well as partner with MI Global Demand Planner and MICT SBU team to align MICT requirements and customer expectations. This role will need to partner with SBU, RBU, and Manufacturing teams to understand product strategy, NPI, demand management patterns, and supply consumption. You will be responsible for defining and leading standard work across the Planning organization and sharing best practices with key organizational stakeholders.

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Job Description


  • Lead MI planning for parts across system & feeder sites, accounting for PSI system forecast, NPI/product roadmap, service/upgrades, and aligned to SBU inventory/fulfillment strategy.

  • Lead PET S&OE process: S&OP handoff into order execution, site readiness requirements, order configurations

  • Own and lead consolidation of CT Hybrid demand into CT Demand Planning team to ensure alignment on CT availability for MI.

  • Lead consolidation of NM and CT shipments for NUC hybrid products

  • Measure, report, and drive improvements to forecast accuracy.

  • Monitoring and analysis of sales history, reporting of forecast changes and drivers. Measuring and analyzing regional key performance indicators and derive clear actions from it.

  • Track and analyze regional supply performance and take leadership in exceptions management.

  • Partner with manufacturing sites to improve inventory and find/correct root causes of slow- moving stock.

  • Collaborate with other Demand Planners/Materials professionals in other modalities, GEHC data science team, and the planning and materials COE’s, to develop future process improvements. This may include advanced techniques in AI/machine-learning, or automated or exception-based planning.

  • Manage master planning, material processes and systems, prepare and update production schedules and purchasing needs. Ensure operational alignment with production plan and KPIs. Optimize inventory and process improvements.

  • Utilizes in-depth knowledge of a technical discipline and analytical thinking and technical experience to execute policy/strategy.

  • Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market

  • Uses some judgment and has some ability to propose different solutions outside of set parameters to address more complicated manufacturing processes with technical variety and/or interdependent production cycles. Uses technical experience and analytical thinking. Uses multiple internal and limited external sources outside of own teams to arrive at decisions.

  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. May lead small projects with low risks and resource requirements. Explains information; developing skills to bring team members to consensus around topics within field. Conveys performance expectations and may handle sensitive issues.


  • Bachelors degree and at least 3 years supply chain experience or HS Diploma and 6 years supply chain experience

  • Experience in Oracle (GLPROD) and ASCP or similar ERP system (SAP, JD Edwards, etc)

  • Experience in at least one of the following: Materials, OTR/Fulfillment, Sourcing, Logistics

  • A passion for Planning, and problem solving with continuous improvement

  • Ability to communicate and modify style from hands-on entry level training to executive summaries

  • Ability to drive and measure impact that improves Customer and GE outcomes

  • Ability to lead AWO's and CAP with Materials teams

  • Ability to quickly learn a technical system, and then instruct others

  • Strong proficiency managing large data sets and systems problem solving

Desired Characteristics:

  • Buyer, MCC, Order Fulfillment Leader, or Master Scheduler experience in Demantra or equivalent.

  • Experience using statistical forecasting

  • Strong Lean tool kit

  • Global experience as an individual contributor, leading & influencing people on other teams.

  • APICS or other professional certification programs

About GE Healthcare

GE Healthcare is a leading global medical technology and digital solutions innovator with over 100 years of healthcare industry experience and around 50,000 employees globally. We enable clinicians to make faster, more informed decisions through intelligent devices, data analytics, applications and services, supported by our Edison intelligence platform. We operate at the center of an ecosystem working toward precision health - digitizing healthcare, helping drive productivity and improving outcomes for patients, providers, health systems and researchers around the world.

Our rewards

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.

Diversity & inclusion message

GE Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer where inclusion matters. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Additional Information

The job is open to men and women equally

Relocation Assistance Provided: No