C. R. Bard, Inc.

Supply Chain Intern

6 days ago(1/11/2018 12:38 PM)
Industry / Category
Medical Device/Supply Chain
Job ID
Career Level
entry level


“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.”

Summary of Position with General Responsibilities

Work under direct 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.

Essential Job Functions

  • Provide input to demand forecasts.
  • 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 spreadsheet analysis during issue resolution or scenario planning.
  • Query databases for information required for decision-making.
  • Provide input to 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-outs 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.

Basic Qualifications

Strong analytical and communication skills. Good interpersonal skills. Must have strong computer skills.

Education and/or Experience

BS degree in related field

0 – 1 year of related experience. 

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to manipulate, handle or feel objects, tools, controls and office equipment.  The employee frequently is required to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel or crouch. 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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