Our client is a global leader in healthcare and medical devices, this opportunity is based in North Ryde with an initial engagement of 3 moths
Responsibility for driving inventory health and its associated KPI’s across the network for portfolio
Proactively manage supply risks and analyze network requirement trends. Working closely with branches and Local distribution centers to drive correct stocking levels. Prepare and plan for support of lifecycle management, inventory health related stocking initiatives i.e. excess, expired or obsolete products. Ensure the optimization of returns processing and scrap management.
Ownership of Inventory health
At Franchise level across all product locations own Inventory health by driving the business to a state of right inventory at the right place at the right time
Identification, prep and plan of inventory improvement initiatives which drive seamless execution of E&O & scrap reduction activities across all locations
Working closely with the stocking locations to execute Lifecycle management projects & initiatives
Working with each stock location to set right fit inventory levels for trade stocks
In times of inventory shortage utilizing analytics to take the lead in identifying and liaising with stocking locations to centralize and share inventory.
Ownership of the franchise returns management process including liaising with all locations on regular plans for returns
Ownership of Scrap management ensuring ANZ meets MAPS controls
Enable the distribution and movement of inventory. Run the process to move stock between warehouses either the Direct Requirements Planning (DRP) or via STO process
Own the creation, optimization execution of reporting of inventory health to all areas of the business. Covering Inventory Health, E&O and aging inventory
Creating and using analysis tools to provide insights into areas of inventory optimization across all stocking locations
Analysis of inventory balances in each storage location, to understand impact on service, total inventory holdings, E&O and potential supply sensitivities
Working with all vendors, Planning, Marketing, Customer Service and branch teams on inventory health activities from Service improvement, supply issues and service risk mitigation to inventory health improvement activities
Lead and participate at all scheduled meetings (Regional/National Team).
Provide support to team colleagues through sharing information, problem solving, contributing innovative ideas and offering constructive opinions – leading to improved individual and team effectiveness.
Seek and utilise expertise of all team members (including other Divisions) and Managers to improve performance.
Ensure Management is alerted to opportunities or problems requiring action outside of your sphere of influence.
1-2 years in the supply chain planning or inventory management
Intermediate Excel skills
SAP experience is highly desired
Business reporting experience
Strong analytical skills
Previous Medical Devices experience is highly desired
Advanced data analytics capabilities
Please note this is an initial 3 moths contract engagement with a possibility for extension. If you would like to be considered, please apply today or alternatively send your resume to Alexander.email@example.com
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