Manufacturing Planner

What Manufacturing Planning contributes to Cardinal Health

Manufacturing Planning is responsible for the forecasting, planning and scheduling of manufacturing resources, including materials, equipment, and labor resources to efficiently achieve manufacturing goals as defined by internal and external customer expectations. Responsible for distribution of medical device sub-assemblies. Addresses conflicts and constraints in manufacturing to achieve highest level of customer satisfaction.  Maintains optimal inventories of components and raw materials.  Supports new product introductions.  Implements continuous improvement initiatives.


  • Bachelor degree in Supply Chain Management or equivalent discipline
  • Proficient in Microsoft office – highly skilled in MS Excel
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks and projects
  • May contribute to the development of policies and procedures
  • Works on complex projects of large scope
  • Develops technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions are innovative and consistent with organization objectives
  • Completes work independently receives general guidance on new projects
  • Work reviewed for purpose of meeting objectives
  • Leads and supports continuous improvement activities

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.