• Associate Supply Chain Materials Analyst Jobs in United States Of America - 25277616

  • Abbott India Ltd
  • United States Of America, Usa
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  • 2 - 5 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries

Job Summary

Working under general supervision, provides analysis to Supply Chain team members which supports the companys global cash-flow optimization initiatives as well as other end to end supply chain improvements

Understands material movement/inventory levels and potential shortages that impact production
Analyzes potential impact of forecast and production schedule changes; minimizes Supply Chain scrap expenses
Ensures customer service levels are met
Erroneous decisions may cause delays and result in allocation of additional resources

Main Responsibilities

Collaborates and provides data to assist with product line operational decisions to support some or all of the following initiatives
Reduce inventory levels without decreasing customer service levels
Minimize supply chain scrap expenses
Improve asset management
Optimize raw material, sub assembly and/or finished goods flow
Demand & supply forecasts analysis to ensure all relevant business requirements/trends are incorporated and appropriately reflected
Collaborates and provides data to assist with product line operational decisions to support some or all of the following initiatives
Reduce inventory levels without decreasing customer service levels
Minimize supply chain scrap expenses
Improve asset management
Optimize raw material, sub assembly and/or finished goods flow
Demand & supply forecasts analysis to ensure all relevant business requirements/trends are incorporated and appropriately reflected
Eliminate customer backorders
Extracts data from ERP system to create various excel spreadsheets used to identify inventory management, expired inventory, stock rotation initiatives and other inventory/stocking issues
Ensures the accuracy and completeness of the information that is entered in the ERP system
Assists with system implementations to improve forecasting and demand requirements planning
Prepares, summarizes and submits data accuracy, delivery performance & other key metrics to assess performance, modify production plans & assess/prioritize focused improvement efforts
Publishes pre-established KPIs as required for all inventory related metrics including forecast accuracy, DIOH, scrap reporting, line order fill rate, stock levels and PD delivery performance
Analyzes accuracy of product identifiers in reports and systems by planning for new products and obsoleting outdated products
Identifies and participates in process improvement projects that improve customer service levels, improve product flows, minimize supply chain costs and improve asset management
Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors
Maintains inventory accuracy by monitoring out of balance conditions, short picks, and incomplete transactions and then determining / executing the corrective transactions to correct issues
Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements
Complies with US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments
Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors
Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned
Process expert in the ERP/WMS transactions for receiving, stocking, raw material picking, and sales order fulfillment
Works as a resource to correct materials process issues on a time sensitive basis to ensure customer commitments are met
Establishes metrics for inventory accuracy and creates methods to gather and process raw data to produce those metrics
Uses transnational knowledge and ingenuity to develop process improvements and new business tactics and applies knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)/ Warehouse Management System (WMS) to bring those process improvements to fruition
Completes duties within a tightly controlled quality environment that promotes continuous improvement and adherence to published operating procedures
Develops, maintains and controls a realistic master production schedule by balancing marketing requirements with manufacturing capacity and parts availability
Communicates forecast and production schedule changes to Supplier Development Group
Analyzes potential impact of forecast and production schedule changes on component procurement and production volume
Ensures consistency between product sales information and product build schedules
Collaborates with Manufacturing and Supply Chain to appropriately manage inventory levels and minimize obsolescence
Perform What if analyses to aid in optimal scheduling, priorities and decision making
Monitors and analyzes supplier performance indicators in order to proactively identify potential supply problems
Communicates all product availability risks as appropriate to effected departments
Liases with relevant departments to ensures product is available to the customer
Communicates demand changes for the S&OP process

Accountability

(Technical/Business Knowledge (Job Skills)) Working knowledge and application of business concepts, procedures and practices
Will perform this job in a quality system environment
Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations
(Cognitive Skills) Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable factors
Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action
Has a general knowledge of technical alternatives and an understanding of their impact on the systems environment
(Influence/Leadership) Cultivates a wide range of internal networks and begins to develop an external network of resources to facilitate completion of tasks
May demonstrate basic project management skills by acting as a project lead on small, well defined projects
Provides guidance to less experienced staff
Influence exerted at peer level
(Planning/Organization) Plans, organizes, and prioritizes own daily work routine to meet established schedule
(Decision Making/Impact) Exercises authority and judgment within defined limits to determine appropriate action
Failure to achieve results or erroneous decisions or recommendations may cause delays and may result in the allocation of additional resources
(Supervision Received) Works under general supervision
Receives limited supervision on standard issues, and detailed instructions on new assignments
Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment, overall adequacy and accuracy

Qualifications

Bachelors degree plus 2-5 years of related work experience with a good understanding of specified functional area, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
2-5 years of related work experience
Previous experience in supply chain analysis preferred
Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred
Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment
Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization
Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Healthcare, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 31st May 2020

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