C. R. Bard, Inc.

Field Inventory Analyst

3 weeks ago
Industry / Category
Medical Device/ Field Inventory
Job ID
2017-10683
Career Level
experienced
Division
Tempe/ BPV
Relocation
no
US-AZ-Tempe

Overview

Bard Peripheral Vascular is located Tempe, AZ – where a tradition of vascular innovation spans decades of focusing on improving the quality of patients’ lives. From C. R. Bard’s first arterial prosthesis developed in 1954, Bard and the division of Bard Peripheral Vascular have demonstrated commitment to innovative medical technology by introducing surgical and interventional devices for peripheral vascular patency, while providing exceptional service and support to surgeons, interventionalists and radiologists. Bard Peripheral Vascular is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values and actively seeks diversity in the workforce. #LI-JC1

Summary of Position with General Responsibilities

Assist in the management and control of inventory of BPV products through various sales and distribution channels, including Field Inventory based modes.  Ensure effective utilization of assets and compliance with terms of agreements as well as compliance with policies and procedures.  Analyze product turnover to determine optimal stock rotation to reduce losses from expiry and maximize ROI.  Review operational processes and data to identify opportunities for improvement.  

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Assist with the control of inventory covered by consignment agreements and inventory polices to ensure compliance as well as effective utilization and tracking of Company assets.  
  • Lead strategic analyses and inventory reporting to support business unit and corporate objectives.
  • Collaborate with District and Territory Managers to ensure consignment and inventory policies and controls are enforced.  Resolve issues related to lost, damaged, or expired inventory.
  • Participates to provide ideas, methods, or processes for improvement for effective inventory management and deployment.
  • Develop, analyze, interpret and act upon short, medium and long term forecast models.
  • Participate in special projects and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Develop relevant inventory performance metrics and measures and prepares detailed month-end reports for management.

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong analytical aptitude with the proven ability to analyze and interpret data.
  • Intermediate knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing, and database software, within a Windows based environment. 
  • Working knowledge of business operations, supply chain or customer service or related field. 
  • Numerical, systematic and problem solving skills.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and a natural inclination towards process improvement are imperative.
  • Self-starter and a quick learner; able to adapt and excel in a fluid environment with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated creative thinking skills with emphasis on developing innovative solutions to complex problems.  Must be able to identify and resolve problems with focus on prevention. 
  • Must be detail oriented with good organizational skills.
  • Must be able to handle a high volume of work in a fast paced environment while performing work accurately under time constraints
  • General system savvy / ability to learn new systems and apps

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field from an accredited institution.
  • 3+ years of business operations or business process experience.
  • Experience with ERP systems, logistical systems and standard operating procedures preferred
  • Experience with JD Edwards is preferred
  • Experience working with field sales inventory a plus

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to manipulate, handle or feel objects, tools, controls and office equipment.  The employee frequently is required to talk and hear.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will generally be in an open cubicle office environment, but may be required to visit a temperature controlled warehouse or hospital environment. Must be able to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment. 

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