C. R. Bard, Inc.

  • Supply Chain Planning Analyst II

    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/20/2018 6:18 PM)
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    US-UT-Salt Lake City
  • Overview

    BARD has now joined BD, 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.

    Summary of Position with General Responsibilities

    As a Supply Chain Analyst II you will work under general supervision to perform Supply Chain activities for an 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

    • 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 servic
    • 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

    Basic Qualifications

    • 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

    Education and/or Experience

    This position requires:

    • 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 software 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.

    Physical Demands

    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.

    Work Environment

    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. #LI-CS1

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