Endologix, Inc

  • Sr. Supply Chain Planner/Analyst

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  • 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 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.

    Additional Job Duties:


    • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.
    • Expected travel time:  Minimal (10% or less).


    • 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.


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


    • Minimum of four-five (4-5) 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.

    Core Competencies:

    • Interpersonal Effectiveness: Actively seeks to understand perspectives and interpersonal needs and expectations of others at all levels, builds self-awareness, flexes personal style appropriately, and works through conflicts constructively and appropriately
    • Communication: Effectively uses all mediums of communication as appropriate, presents well to groups, actively listens, and continuously identifies opportunities to build communication skills
    • Collaboration & Teamwork: Actively works together with formal and informal team members to build relationships and achieve team goals
    • Prioritization: Effectively prioritizes work to ensure timely completion of work within scope
    • Global & Systems Thinking: Continuously seeks to learn about and embrace global nuances, works across functions and geographies, seeks to align with diverse groups, and seeks to understand interdependencies and impacts of actions across functions and the company
    • Technical Expertise: Continuously builds functional and technical expertise, and pro-actively applies that technical expertise in progressively broader scope
    • Continuous Improvement: Learns and uses best practices tools and methodologies to assess, identify, and executes on opportunities to improve; Focus on learning and building new capabilities into self
    • Problem Solving & Problem Prevention: Learns and uses strong problem solving methodologies and tools, focuses on root cause analysis, and shows orientation towards problem prevention
    • Accountability: Focuses on results, takes initiative without direction, takes ownership for all work within scope, builds relationships and works across departments, functions, or areas of responsibility

    Endologix, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, 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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