BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Supply Chain Planning Analyst II in Salt Lake City, Utah

BARD has now joined BD is a global medical technology company that is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We lead in patient and healthcare worker safety, and technologies that enable medical research and clinical laboratories. Our innovative solutions help advance medical research and genomics, enhance the diagnosis of infectious disease and cancer, improve medication management, promote infection prevention, equip surgical and interventional procedures, optimize respiratory care and support the management of diabetes.

Vascular Access Devices, a sub-business unit of Medication Delivery Solutions, focuses on developing, manufacturing, and distributing high-quality medical devices used by clinicians throughout the worldwide healthcare industry to access a patient’s vasculature. Our devices assist in the delivery of chemotherapy, blood products, antibiotics, and nutrition.

Work under general supervision to perform Supply Chain activities for assigned product portfolio to optimize inventory, minimize cost, and set and achieve customer service goals. This includes forecasting, capacity planning, execution oversight, and monitoring and reporting of results. Provide input for SIOP process for a given business segment in order to align market and financial requirements with manufacturing capabilities.

The following duties and responsibilities are intended to be representative of the work performed by the incumbent(s) in this position and are not all-inclusive. The omission of a specific duty or responsibility will not preclude it from the position.

  • Maintain demand forecasts while reducing forecast error.

  • Provide analyses to Product Managers and Marketing to decrease demand variations.

  • Provide input for SKU rationalization and other lifecycle management analyses.

  • Contribute the planning aspects of new product launches during the pre-launch phase.

  • Complete complex spreadsheet analysis during issue resolution or scenario planning.

  • Query databases for information required for decision-making.

  • Provide oversight of manufacturing, inventory deployment and distribution to ensure customer service

  • Prepare Executive Level presentations as required.

  • Conduct analysis for inventory allocation where worldwide service is maximized.

  • Monitor capacity loading on assigned production lines and forecast.

  • Calculate ISS requirements in terms of weeks of sale for new product launches.

  • Contribute to product phase-out such that obsolete inventory is minimized.

  • Calculate, propose and maintain safety stock targets.

  • Provide input to the Business Planning process annually and provide quarterly updates.

  • Perform basic financial analyses.

  • Ensure personal and company compliance with all Federal, State, local and company regulations, policies and procedures for Health, Safety and Environmental compliance.

  • Bachelors degree in Business, Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Logistics, or Operations plus two to six (2- 6) years of related experience, OR

  • MBA/MS in relevant discipline and one to four (1-4) years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Experience with planning systems like Planning Systems and ERP/APS systems.

The incumbent must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the duties and responsibilities.

  • Excellent analytical and communication skills.

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Basic experience of forecasting techniques, inventory management and capacity planning.

  • Ability to use PC’s and associate software.

This position is in an office and laboratory environment and requires the incumbent to sit, stand and perform general office functions. The incumbent may also be required to lift up to twenty five pounds occasionally. The incumbent may be required to stand for extended periods of time. Bending, stooping and reaching are also frequently required.

The ideal candidate must be able to work in a team oriented, fast paced environment. Bard Access Systems is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values and actively seeks diversity in the workforce.

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Industry Standard/Category: Medical Device/ Supply Chain

ID: 2018-11349

Career Level: experienced

Division Name: Salt Lake City, UT/ Vascular Access Devices - MDS

Relocation: No

External Company Name: C.R. Bard, Inc.

External Company URL: www.crbard.com

Street: 605 North 5600 West

C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR) is a leading multinational developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative, life-enhancing medical technologies in the fields of vascular, urology, oncology and surgical specialty products, employing over 13,000 people around the world. Founded in 1907, we pioneered many devices that are now the cornerstones of modern healthcare.

We expect the highest levels of quality, integrity, service, and innovation from our employees – on the job and in the communities in which we work and live. In return, we foster an environment where individuals are treated with fairness and respect, and feel valued, acknowledged and rewarded. Bard is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer.

Be Your Best at Bard – and ultimately, you can have an impact on the lives of people around the world.