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Inventory Planner

Aesculap Inc.
Hazelwood, MO 63042
  • Job Code
    117070834
Aesculap Inc.


Inventory Planner

US-MO-Hazelwood

Job ID: 2019-15582
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Other
St. Louis, MO

Overview

Aesculap, Inc., a B. Braun company, is part of a 180-year-old global organization focused on meeting the needs of an ever-changing healthcare community. Through close collaboration with its customers, Aesculap provides advanced technologies for general surgery, neurosurgery and closure technologies. Aesculap continues a proud heritage of leadership and responsiveness as we strive to deliver products and services that improve the quality of patients’ lives.



Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Assets and Inventory Manager, set up systems for the tracking of key performance indicators, manage inventory schedules to maintain optimum inventory levels and ensure an uninterrupted supply. Main responsibilities for assigned inventory include review of daily inventory and asset requests, issuance of daily inventory schedules, follow up on timely product releases and manage inventory availability. Focus should also be on the dollar value of asset inventories with intent to minimize investment.

Responsibilities: Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for maintaining weekly and monthly schedules, inventory and sales reports.
  • Manage daily, weekly and monthly inventory schedules to ensure optimum inventory levels and maximize equipment and resource utilization.
  • Manage daily inventory schedules and change as needed to meet daily, weekly and monthly goals.
  • Work with support groups to ensure timely release of inventory needed for surgery cases.
  • Work with support groups (Quality Control, Purchasing and Cost Accounting) on new product developments.
  • Stay abreast of market trends that may affect inventory requirements or result in capacity constraints for responsible assets.
  • Attend weekly scheduling meeting to communicate needs and resolve issues pertaining to upcoming scheduling requirements.
  • Communicate changes to forecasts or inventory requirements to Asset and Inventory Manager on a timely basis.
  • Manage the annual planning process determining inventory requirements and related requirements and capacity planning.
  • Responsible for inventory from time scheduled through product return.
  • Supply release information to appropriate individuals for all short supply assets.
  • Coordinate the efforts to calculate and maintain inventory needs.
  • Prioritize returned assets as they relate to released inventory availability.
  • As necessary, meet with Supply Chain to discuss procurement/inventory issues
  • Manage asset schedule to ensure the availability of inventory.
  • Must embody the Company’s Vision, Mission and Values
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

  • Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect date, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Qualifications

Expertise: Qualifications-Experience/Training/Education/Etc

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in Business, Logistics or Engineering.
  • 3-5 years of inventory management experience required.
  • Inventory control experience in an automated warehouse environment preferred.
  • APICS certification preferred
  • Working knowledge of inventory control system is required, SAP preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point and Access is required.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of SOP/GMP requirements.
  • Knowledge of Lean material flow, planning and scheduling preferred.
  • Ability to work independently, as a team player, and team leader.
  • Ability to motivated and energize others.
  • Effective Communicator.
  • Ability to teach and train.
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Skills.

Desired:

  • N/A

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

B. Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com.

Through its “Sharing Expertise®” initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

PI117070834

<b>Aesculap Inc.</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Inventory Planner</b><br/><br/>US-MO-Hazelwood<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 2019-15582<br/><b>Type:</b> Regular Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> Other<br/>St. Louis, MO<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: black; font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Aesculap, Inc., a B. Braun company, is part of a 180-year-old global organization focused on meeting the needs of an ever-changing healthcare community. Through close collaboration with its customers, Aesculap provides advanced technologies for general surgery, neurosurgery and closure technologies. Aesculap continues a proud heritage of leadership and responsiveness as we strive to deliver products and services that improve the quality of patients lives.</span></p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><strong>Position Summary:</strong></span></p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Under the direction of the Assets and Inventory Manager, set up systems for the tracking of key performance indicators, manage inventory schedules to maintain optimum inventory levels and ensure an uninterrupted supply. Main responsibilities for assigned inventory include review of daily inventory and asset requests, issuance of daily inventory schedules, follow up on timely product releases and manage inventory availability. Focus should also be on the dollar value of asset inventories with intent to minimize investment.</span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"> </p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 10pt;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><strong>Responsibilities: Essential Duties: </strong></span></p><ul><li style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Responsible for maintaining weekly and monthly schedules, inventory and sales reports.</span></li><li style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Manage daily, weekly and monthly inventory schedules to ensure optimum inventory levels and maximize equipment and resource utilization.</span></li><li style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Manage daily inventory schedules and change as needed to meet daily, weekly and monthly goals.</span></li><li style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Work with support groups to ensure timely release of inventory needed for surgery cases. </span></li><li style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Work with support groups (Quality Control, Purchasing and Cost Accounting) on new product developments.</span></li><li style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Stay abreast of market trends that may affect inventory requirements or result in capacity constraints for responsible assets. </span></li><li style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Attend weekly scheduling meeting to communicate needs and resolve issues pertaining to upcoming scheduling requirements.</span></li><li style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Communicate changes to forecasts or inventory requirements to Asset and Inventory Manager on a timely basis.</span></li><li style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Manage the annual planning process determining inventory requirements and related requirements and capacity planning.</span></li><li style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Responsible for inventory from time scheduled through product return.</span></li><li style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Supply release information to appropriate individuals for all short supply assets.</span></li><li style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Coordinate the efforts to calculate and maintain inventory needs.</span></li><li style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Prioritize returned assets as they relate to released inventory availability.</span></li><li style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">As necessary, meet with Supply Chain to discuss procurement/inventory issues</span></li><li style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Manage asset schedule to ensure the availability of inventory.</span></li><li style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Must embody the Companys Vision, Mission and Values</span></li><li style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Other duties may be assigned.</span></li></ul><p style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><strong>Expertise: Knowledge & Skills</strong></span></p><div style="color: #000000;"><ul><li><div style="margin: 0in -1.1pt 0pt 0in;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Language Skills:</span> Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors. </span></div></li><li><div style="margin: 0in -1.1pt 0pt 0in;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Mathematical Skills:</span> Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis. </span></div></li><li><div style="margin: 0in -1.1pt 0pt 0in;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Reasoning Ability:</span> Ability to define problems, collect date, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. </span></div></li></ul></div><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><strong><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><strong>Expertise: Qualifications-Experience/Training/Education/Etc</strong></span></strong></span></p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 10pt;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><strong>Required:</strong></span></p><ul style="margin-top: 0in;"><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in Business, Logistics or Engineering.</span></li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">3-5 years of inventory management experience required.</span></li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Inventory control experience in an automated warehouse environment preferred.</span></li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">APICS certification preferred</span></li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Working knowledge of inventory control system is required, SAP preferred.</span></li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point and Access is required.</span></li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. </span></li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Working knowledge of SOP/GMP requirements.</span></li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Knowledge of Lean material flow, planning and scheduling preferred. </span></li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Ability to work independently, as a team player, and team leader.</span></li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Ability to motivated and energize others.</span></li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Effective Communicator.</span></li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Ability to teach and train.</span></li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.</span></li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Advanced Microsoft Office Skills.<strong> </strong></span></li></ul><p style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><strong>Desired:</strong></span></p><ul><li><div style="color: #000000;">N/A</div></li></ul><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 10pt;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.</span></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 10pt;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"> </span></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 10pt;"> </p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 10pt;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">B. Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com. </span></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 10pt;"><span style="font-family: calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Through its Sharing Expertise initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.</span></p><br/><br/>All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status. <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/KMyYDbtLYxnBCpG7iLOoR"> <p>PI117070834</p>

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Posted: 2020-01-13 Expires: 2020-02-13

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