Maintaining the integrity of the inventory and storage space in the assigned inventory locations in a manner consistent with infection control, safety and supply chain best practices.
Inventory receiving / stocking for assigned services and areas.
Achieving inventory accuracy goals by rotating stock and maintaining the overall orderliness of the assigned inventory.
Maintenance of appropriate inventory levels through proactive stocking, supply ordering and / or collaboration with the clinical team and supply chain analysts.
Learn and utilize the supply chain systems to update cycle counts, troubleshoot issues and improve inventory integrity.
Keep both the physical inventory storage locations well organized and labeled, and maintain the inventory systems to always align our system information with the physical inventory location(s) for every item.
Cross-train in multiple supply chain areas to cover additional / different supply chain responsibilities when needed.
Participate in lean / continuous improvement efforts.
Proactively seek ways to support both the clinical team and the assigned supply chain analysts, for example by evaluating safety stock / par levels and suggesting updates or evaluating supplier lead times and other performance variation to improve inventory accuracy and accomplish team goals.
Utilize analytics / root cause analysis to troubleshoot issues, improve inventory accuracy and reduce process variation.
Other duties as required.
Minimum of High school diploma with at least two years of relevant supply chain / inventory control work experience.
Demonstrated commitment to details and follow-up.
Basic understanding of material flow, information analysis and electronic inventory.
Experience with problem solving, resolution and root cause analysis
Proficiency with Excel, and a strong aptitude for technology and data analytics.
Proactive about continuous learning and improvement
Team first mentality.
Bachelor degree in applicable field of study, or Associates degree with relevant supply chain / inventory control work experience.
Experience with medical products/terminology and clinical practices
Experience with inventory control / cycle counting.
Basic understanding of lean principles.
Day or evening shift may be required.
Supervision Received: Reports to Supply Chain Manager or Supervisor
Supervision Exercised: None
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