Summary: As a key member of the Supply Chain Department, the position will monitor demand, inventory level, and purchase orders for contract manufacturing operation (CMOs). The analyst will coordinate activities between warehouse, distribution services, and commercial operations to support existing marketed products as well as new product launches. The position is responsible for the coordination process starting with the demand forecast through the acceptance of the shipment at the warehouse
· Maintain inventory of finished goods to meet sales and distribution demand.
· Research and resolve discrepancies in inventory levels.
· Minimize stock at risk and scrap.
· Develop and maintain inputs into inventory system.
· Confirm Quality Approval has been received.
· Investigate discrepancies in shipments and receipts.
· Maintain product files for all purchase orders.
· Work with suppliers on forecast, purchase orders, and logistics through delivery of product.
· Reconcile purchase order to shipment received and adjust accordingly.
· Validate supplier invoices to negotiated pricing.
· Develop and maintain supplier/CMO relationship.
· Provide support for quality investigations and corrective actions.
· Lead commercial/supply chain communications.
· Provide general analytic support for the distribution/logistics support function.
· Summarize data for management and cross functional departments.
· Assist in evaluation and monitoring of transportation and distribution-oriented costs.
· Investigate inventory variances as needed and will assist with physical inventories.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
Work Experience: 3 – 5 years proven track record in management supplier relationships, inventory management, demand, and supply planning. Experience in pharmaceutical or other regulated industries strongly preferred.
Systems: Experience with database systems (JD Edwards, Google Apps, and AODOC experience is preferable). Well versed in MS Office Products (i.e. Excel, Word, Power Point). Experience in system implementation strongly preferred.
Proven experience in an environment that requires attention to detail, organization and time management.
1. Glass Half Full – Demonstrates an enthusiasm for building and growing a business. Not discouraged by momentary failure. Does not make excuses. Focuses on the upside and what is within your control.
2. Solutions Provider – Takes ownership for solving problems. Develops creative ways to keep or win business. Takes the initiative; does not wait to be told what to do. Seeks self-improvement.
3. Work Ethic – Self-driven and self-motivated. Does what it takes to get the job done, and then some.
4. Failure is Not an Option – Demonstrates grit and tenacity. Does not give up. Has a tremendous desire to win.
5. Flexibility/Embraces Change – Embraces new ideas. Seeks out better and different ways of getting the job done. Rolls with the punches.
1. Analytic and Problem Solving Skills. Demonstrated successes applying analytic and process improvement techniques to solve real world problems.
4. Detail Orientation
5. Communication – Written and Oral. Clear and concise between multiple groups
6. Interpersonal Skills
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. This document describes the position currently available. It is not an employment contract. The company reserves the right to modify job duties or job descriptions at any time.
About Ceva Animal Health
Ceva Animal Health is the sixth largest global animal health company offering products for companion animals, horses, and poultry in the U.S. Ceva’s key products include the Vectra® line of parasiticides, the pheromone products Adaptil® Feliway® and ConfidenceEQ®, Meloxidyl® Tildren® (tiludronate disodium), and Altresyn® (altrenogest), DOUXO® dermatology products and TRP-TRI-CoxTM. The company’s North American headquarters is in Lenexa, Kansas. Visit www.ceva.us