Endologix, Inc

Senior Supply Chain Analyst

Job ID
2017-1783
US-CA-Santa Rosa

Overview

Endologix develops and manufactures minimally invasive treatments for aortic disorders. We offer a dynamic, growth environment, competitive compensation and benefits, and a challenging, fulfilling experience in a fast-paced, growing company. Medical device professionals have the opportunity to develop and further their careers in a dynamic company that features the latest innovations in endovascular aneurysm repair and sealing.

 

 

Job Scope:

A highly collaborative and visible role as part of a global, cross-functional team. Provides supply chain expertise to support Operations in achievement of Service, Financial, New Product Development, Continuous Improvement, and Quality/Compliance objectives and metric goals. Requires broad knowledge of the business and its objectives, with heavy emphasis on understanding and meeting both internal and external customer needs. Ensures that activities (material delivery, schedules, services and related resources) are well-planned and coordinated to support business needs. Performs complex analysis of supply chain data, draws appropriate conclusions, makes recommendations on organizational activities, and participates in implementation. Uses professional concepts and principles to achieve objectives in creative and effective ways.   Ensures that activities are completed in compliance with company policies and department guidelines.

Responsibilities

  • Responsibilities are typically of moderate scope & complexity. These will include duties in one or more of the following supply chain functions: Planning, Inventory Management, Distribution and Logistics. Works on diverse issues requiring in-depth analysis of situations or data, in consideration of a variety of factors.
  • Gathers and maintains demand/supply information for assigned product portfolio. Utilizes best methods to understand, evaluate and develop executable demand/supply plans.
  • Advances and implements strategies throughout each stage of the product lifecycle management, including new product launch planning and execution, product rationalization, and performance monitoring. Partners cross functionally to ensure organization alignment.
  • Responsible for inventory management, assure adherence to planned levels and minimize excess & obsolete exposure.
  • Provides data, analysis and metrics. Formulates recommendations to support implementation plans.
  • Partners with Customer Service and Sales to facilitate and optimize global Finished Goods inventory and service levels.
  • Proactively identifies potential business risks and creates/suggests mitigation plans to address them.
  • Identifies and implements supply chain opportunities contributing to the improvement of quality, service, productivity, financials (cost and inventory), and cycle times.
  • Proactively responds to changing market conditions and/or customer needs. Displays flexibility in approach to meeting or exceeding both current and future needs.
  • Contributes to the development of a quality-minded culture within the Operations team by focusing on customer service (external and internal), outstanding compliance, and continuous improvement activities that support business objectives.
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance to applicable Quality and Documentation Systems and completing all required training in a timely manner.
  • Responsibilities may also include Procurement and Supplier Management related activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

  • Expected travel time: Minimal (10% or less).

Qualifications

 

  • Strong data analysis, data management, and quantitative skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written), team orientation, and ability to negotiate towards positive outcomes.
  • Strong organizational skills and good understanding of team dynamics. Must be detail-oriented, with ability to connect the detail to higher-level goals. Ability to identify patterns.
  • Preferred / Ideal candidates will possess all or some of the following qualifications;

    • APICS certification
    • ERP system experience (strong preference for QAD)
    • Understanding of contracts (supply, services, non-disclosures, etc.)
    • Project management skills/experience

     

    • Cost accounting understanding / experience.

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required
  • Master’s degree preferred.

Minimum Experience

 

  • Minimum of 4 years of related experience; medical device, pharmaceutical or similarly regulated industry knowledge a plus. A Master’s degree may offset equivalent experience.
  • Experience should include all or several of the following areas: Demand and Supply Planning, Inventory Management, Distribution, Procurement and Logistics.
  • Experience working with MRP/ERP systems.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (including Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.) or similar software.

Working knowledge of quality system requirements and good manufacturing practices.

 

Endologix, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

                                            

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at Endologix Global Headquarters at 949-595-7200 or Endologix Santa Rosa Facility at 707-543-8800

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