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Materials Planner



Software Engineering
Lehi, UT, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 1, 2023

About Dandy

Dandy is transforming the massive ($200B) but antiquated dental industry. Backed by some of the world's leading venture capital investors, we are on an ambitious mission to integrate and simplify every function of the dental practice through technology. By building the operating system for every dental office in America, Dandy is empowering dentists with technology, innovation, and world-class support to achieve more for their practice, their people, and their patients.

About the Role

We are looking for a Materials Planner to join our rapidly growing venture-backed company. In this role, you’ll be involved in both inventory and purchasing responsibilities. You will schedule and forecast the correct volumes of materials to our manufacturing site from our suppliers to ensure that the supply of materials meet the production / demand schedule. Your role helps ensure dental orders are fulfilled and shipped out to meet our customer deadlines as we work toward our goal to modernize the dental lab process. You will be expected to maintain strong relationships both internally and externally to ensure supply of materials meets production requirements. The ideal candidate has strong personal accountability for results, a desire for excellence, and comfort operating in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. If you’re looking to disrupt the dental lab industry status quo and take lead in building and scaling a “Gold Standard Posterior Department” per aggressive growth targets, this is the right place for you! We don’t just want to offer you a job, we want to help you build a career by providing you with future opportunities for growth.

What You'll Do

  • Manage the bi-weekly purchase submissions for all internal departments
  • Oversee the purchase forecasting and analysis
  • Monitor the purchase orders to ensure these are properly processed and assist with shipment deliveries
  • Weekly reconciliation of NetSuite receipts to physical shipments
  • Support the Sr. Materials Manager by preparing all relevant activities to be timely resolved during the month-end close with our financial team
  • Lead the process and complete all inventory requisitions for internal departments via the Material Clerk
  • Maintain system accuracy of physical on-hand inventory through management of the lab’s inventory reserves, bill of materials (BOMs), proper work order and assembly build closeouts, and post-build inventory reconciliations
  • ead the departments’ adherence to regular cycle counts, investigate inventory discrepancies, institute policies to prevent future problems, and prepare inventory accuracy reports via the material clerk
  • Track and report operational KPIs and assist with validating inventory processes
  • Submit monthly inventory count reports to corporate finance
  • Other inventory management tasks as needed

What We're Looking For

  • Ability to be full-time in office Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Bachelor’s degree &/ 2+ years of experience in purchasing
  • Experience in distribution, warehousing, or operations at a high growth company
  • Experience solving complex problems, exercising good judgment in ambiguous circumstances, and effectively communicating across a diverse team
  • Proven to be self-motivated, self-directed, and eager to take ownership of tasks to ensure a solution
  • Proficient with time management and balancing multiple deadlines
  • Naturally organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skill
  • Comfortable being an owner of process improvement
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Bonus Points For

  • Have startup experience
  • Are interested in healthcare
  • Experience with material planning as well as purchasing
  • Have experience in the dental industry
  • Are curious and capable of learning new things quickly
  • Are very comfortable with digital tools and technology

In addition, Dandy offers a wide range of best in class, comprehensive and inclusive employee benefits including healthcare, dental, parental planning, mental health benefits, a 401(k) plan, and paid time off.

Dandy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture and celebrate authenticity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, citizenship or immigration status or any other legally protected characteristics.