Production Planning & Analysis Manager

RTI Surgical
Job Description
Requisition ID: 1784

Job Title: Production Planning & Analysis Manager

Department: Operations

Effective Date: 1/1/2023

Location: Alachua, FL


While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, it is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job.  RTI Surgical, Inc., reserves the right to revise the job or require that other or different tasks are performed when circumstances warrant (i.e., emergencies, changes in personnel or staffing, workload, or technical developments). 



RTI Surgical is global, industry-leading private label OEM with expertise in allograft, xenograft and synthetic-based implants. RTI began operations in 1998 when it spun off from the University of Florida Tissue Bank in 1998 with the goal of expanding the gift of tissue donation by pioneering tissue-based innovations that promote natural healing. Today, through integrated partnerships with customers, RTI develops and delivers restorative solutions to physicians and their patients. 


As a Private Label Original Equipment Manufacturer (PLOEM) partner, RTI provides comprehensive turn-key services for development and product life cycle management in support of patients and leading medical technology companies. RTI’s implants are used in multiple surgical applications including dental, spine, sports medicine, plastic and reconstructive surgery, urology/urogynecology and trauma.


RTI is rooted in a steadfast commitment to quality, integrity, and patient safety with a focus on four key values:

  • We are accountable to each other by trusting each other’s judgement and hold each other responsible for results.
  • We find joy by striving to create a working environment that people enjoy.
  • We fully engage by focusing our hearts and minds on our customers, patients, and each other.
  • We adapt to change by working collaboratively to be flexible to the changing needs of our business.

RTI’s headquarters is located near Gainesville, Fla. in North Central Florida’s growing life sciences region, and has additional state-of-the-art facilities in the Greenville, N.C. and Germany.


Montagu Private Equity (“Montagu”), a leading European private equity firm, acquired RTI in 2020 and have supported the transformation of the company to its next level of potential.



The Production Planning & Analysis Manager should have an exceptional level of expertise in the area of planning, production and inventory and related processes and be capable of evaluating data and recommending / implementing solutions, supporting and developing value stream systems and conducting production and financial analyses.  They may manage / carry out responsibilities in some or all of the areas outlined below.



  • Oversees the production and capacity planning analysis, develops operations metrics, and provides support for continuous improvement.   
  • Coordinates global production and tissue utilization initiatives.
  • Drives Operational Delivery and Financial performance to budget and forecast.
  • Performs cost estimates and analyses for new products and Operations improvement projects and supports standard cost updates and other Finance activities.  
  • Reviews financial analyses conducted by the team for accuracy, including capital project payback and ROI.
  • Supervises cost, cycle time and yield analyses, and coordinates continuous improvement activities to increase Operational efficiencies and contribution margins.
  • Plans and prioritizes the team in their creation of queries, reports, analysis, and management of inventory flow to ensure high service levels while optimizing working capital and associated production expenses.
  • Coordinates production capacity, output, expense, and inventory forecasting for the monthly SIOP process.
  • Works closely with S&OP to identify, resolve, and/or elevate potential shortfalls in advance of them occurring. 
  • Supports Operations quality systems development including statistical modeling and design of experiments.
  • Responsible for building effective relationships and the highest level of customer service with all RTI departments at all levels.
  • Oversees a team of planning analysts and conducts performance reviews, compensation decision, hiring, onboarding, termination, and other employment processes with the support of leadership and human resources.
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Results Oriented
  • Data Analysis
  • Business & Operations Acumen
  • Quality Focus
  • Personnel Development



  • Bachelor’s Degree with 5+ years relevant work experience; Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering, Business Analysis, Supply Chain, or other applicable business field preferred
  • 2+ years demonstrated leadership experience
  • Database querying, analysis and report/KPI development including experience with Microsoft SQL and Power BI or related.
  • Experience with SAP and Microsoft Office Suite, with an emphasis on Excel required



Physical Requirements:

Light work:  Physically handle objects up to 20 lbs. occasionally.


Work Environment:

Office Setting - Open layout with assigned work station or office

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