C. R. Bard, Inc.

  • Supply Chain Analyst

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Industry / Category
    Medical Device/Supply Chain
    Job ID
    Career Level
    Tempe, AZ/ BPV
  • 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.

    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.through S-SIOP.
    • 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 interpersonal skills required in the areas of verbal and written communications, customer focus and professionalism. • Strong listening, questioning, problem-solving and assessment skills • Proficient in the use of MS Excel, including pivot tables, vlookups, graphs and macro’s is a plus. • Strong working knowledge of Access, including data base set up, report writing, forms, queries required, knowledge of macro’s/VB a plus. • Working knowledge of MS Word, Power Point and ERP/MRP systems Strong analytical and communication skills. Good interpersonal skills. Should possess basic experience of forecasting techniques, inventory management, and capacity planning. Ability to use PC's and associated software.

    Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge

    Experience with ERP/APS systems a plus. 

    Education and/or Experience

    Bachelors degree in Business, Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Logistics, or Operations required with 0 – 3 years of related experience; or MBA/MS in relevant discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience. 


    Physical Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit and use hands 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

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving equipment in a manufacturing or warehouse environment.  The employee may be in a confined work space (i.e. cubicle, clean room or lab).  Candidate must be able to work in a team-oriented,    fast-paced environment.

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