Associate Supply Chain Job Description

Associate Supply Chain Job Description

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Associate supply chain provides cross functional support on all elements of the lean toolkit including value stream and process mapping, standard work, tier process, 5S work place organization, Strategic A3 thinking, Hoshin Kanri, managing change, 8 wastes identification, poka yoke, Kanban etc.

Associate Supply Chain Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Detects, reports, and tracks to resolution system issues (SAP or other systems) which may impact order processing, cash application or other Order To Cash Functions
Coordinates the logistics of international shipments with manufacturing sites
Organization of supply chain
Reviews and assists with planning requirements for business operations
Develops and maintains documentation to reflect the effectiveness and efficiency of department activities
Acts as a relationship manager for cross-functional or external contacts
Exposure to other Supply Chain functions and disciplines through defined cross functional project work and participating on an operations improvement team
Build affiliation with other Supply Chain Associates in the program
Provide feedback on your overall experiences in the program and participate in campus recruiting
Implement SCF programs in efficient and timely manner

Associate Supply Chain Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Associate Supply Chain

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, CPIM, PMP, SCM, IATA, C.P.M, ESD, CMIS, HAZMAT, ESC

Education for Associate Supply Chain

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the associate supply chain job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Business, Engineering, Education, Business/Administration, Finance, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, Management, MBA, Accounting

Skills for Associate Supply Chain

Desired skills for associate supply chain include:

Value stream mapping
Kanban systems
PDCA thinking
Process mapping
Manufacturing Execution Systems
Warehouse Management Systems
Warehouse procedures
Hospital supplies

Desired experience for associate supply chain includes:

4+ years of applicable experience with ability to obtain secret security clearance
Must be able to utilize Microsoft Office products, email, electronic timecard, or other electronic data recording systems, as appropriate
Must have excellent phone manners and display professionalism at all times
Must be physically able to perform lifting of objects up to 50 pounds per package and maneuver up to 75 pounds
Must be able to withstand rigorous physical demands including, bending, squatting, lifting and standing for long periods of time
Must be US Citizen and have current/existing secret clearance or ability to obtain immediately upon hire (job is dependent upon clearance)

Associate Supply Chain Examples


Associate Supply Chain Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an associate supply chain. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for associate supply chain
  • Present and communicate data to all levels of management
  • Develops accurate demand forecast for specific product line(s) and manage inventory level of packing materials and finished goods for warehouse, and factors mixing points to meet sales demand
  • Facilitates interim forecast discussions and updates internal business team partners to clarify demand requirements and drive improvements in forecast accuracy
  • Communicating plans & schedules to suppliers
  • Ensuring no line stoppage due to shortage of parts
  • Addressing all Quality related issues on BOP/BOSF
  • Control Inventory Value
  • Controlling obosolence
  • Stabilize of new model mass production
  • Adherence to SOB
Qualifications for associate supply chain
  • A multi-tasking self-starter
  • Knowledge of supply chain management and operational improvement in a hospital setting and proficiency in Microsoft Project is desirable
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in SCF and/or receivables finance
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in operation and /or credit administration
  • Proficient in computer software applications and Microsoft Office Suite
  • At least 2 years of experience leading projects

Associate Supply Chain Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an associate supply chain. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for associate supply chain
  • Collect and consolidate information from different sides
  • Find solutions for delivery issues by optimizing the supply chain or by timely escalation of the problem
  • Provides subcontract/supply chain support for pricing proposals, invoice reconciliation, long term pricing agreements, supplier forecasts, and RFQs
  • Interface with supplier representatives on such matters as backorders, invoice accuracy and shipping performance
  • Assist with administration of Internal Audit Program including training of internal auditors, developing audit schedule and acts as point of contact for all external audits
  • Assists in administering surveys for Approved Suppliers and may be delegated control of Approved Supplier List (ASL)
  • Applies Continuous Improvement tools to improve production and business processes to reduce process costs
  • Maintains monthly metric updates
  • Maintain perpetual hospital inventory/equipment database
  • Maintain inventory/equipment database in the Main Operating Room
Qualifications for associate supply chain
  • Must be able to cross train with other departments to support facility needs
  • Work on TESOG backlog and claim deliveries ( ZSD4TR238 )
  • Create delivery notes
  • MRP Data Maintenance
  • Updates manual ad-hoc actions, MM Planning parameter setup execution after instruction
  • Late and un-confirmed PO handling (ZMM3TR901)

Associate Supply Chain Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of associate supply chain. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for associate supply chain
  • Will respond to and process emails related to shipments from CMOs and perform data entry and processing of orders through SAP
  • Perform assigned tasks in annual physical stock count
  • Primary liaison with Distributors on customer service issues
  • Manages all Medical Requests, Free & Replacement Stock process
  • Plan and execute on procurement maximizing and adhering to company goals and objectives while maintaining supply and preventing out of stock situations
  • Execute supplier sourcing, evaluations, and business reviews
  • Optimize operational efficiencies to support the facility's packaging, warehousing, and shipping operations
  • Flex labor on a shift by shift basis to prevent service issues and operational inefficiencies
  • This role may require off-shift, nights, and weekend work
  • Verify quantity received against packaging lists and purchase order, recording any discrepancies, shortages, or damages
Qualifications for associate supply chain
  • Must be able to learn new products and services
  • 2-3 years’ retail business experience in buying and merchandising
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, and Excel)
  • Experience researching, evaluating, and recommending hospital products for contract
  • Knowledge and/or experience with FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations)
  • 2+ years of applicable experience in a similar work environment

Associate Supply Chain Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an associate supply chain. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for associate supply chain
  • Create new and maintain (including yield calculations) ERP system production formulas and recipes Anticipate and manage risk of obsolete inventory
  • Co-develop Service Level Agreements between Merial Businesses, Sources of Supply, and Global External Manufacturing
  • Consolidates required details/assets for projects (copy, ingredient listings, regulatory information, die strikes, ) and initiates packaging artwork requests with Creative team
  • Ensures adherence to corporate packaging guidelines
  • Communicates edits/changes to designers and helps to ensure projects are properly prioritized
  • Maintains artwork tracking document and department files
  • Establishes and implements artwork priorities on a daily basis, while communicating and reviewing these priorities with the category Directors and Managers where appropriate
  • Attends weekly Creative project status meetings with cross-functional team and alerts team to at-risk artwork milestones
  • Participate in regularly scheduled Category review meeting to review projects with core project team-- Marketing, Packaging, GSR, PD, R&D, identifying next actions steps and decisions required by Senior management to be raised at Senior PPD meetings
  • May be assigned program launches of a less complex nature from end-to-end
Qualifications for associate supply chain
  • Travel to company facilities and suppliers 10% of the time
  • 6 months of experience required
  • Experience in medical facility managing supplies
  • Minimum one year administrative work experience required
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications required
  • A certification in a professional supply chain organization

Associate Supply Chain Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of associate supply chain. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for associate supply chain
  • Responsible for the tactical management of the day-to-day packaging, labeling, and distribution activities for global clinical trials to achieve planned start dates and study milestones
  • Maintain supply/demand tools, plan/execute necessary packaging campaigns and inventory movement to maintain adequate depot, vendor management
  • Support clinical supplies initiatives, IVRS development and management
  • Attend/lead required meetings to communicate milestones and challenges that are facing current and upcoming projects
  • Comparator sourcing, training
  • Assignments may require support of pricing revisions, order cancellations, discontinued items, acceptable substitutes, delivery date revisions and invoice discrepancies
  • Assists with the proposal development activities in the entry of quotes into the proposal system
  • Supports the procurement administration in resolving Purchase Order (PO) issues, PO cancellations, freight, tax, price variances and invoice entry errors
  • Interfaces with suppliers, program personnel and the procurement department to assist with workload
  • Execute workload in a timely a manner
Qualifications for associate supply chain
  • A minimum of 3 years of demonstrated project management skills as both a team member and team leader
  • Knowledge of Lean Six-Sigma concepts and methodologies
  • Willing and able to travel approximately 20% (Domestic & International)
  • Highly motivated and able efficiently to deliver on time every time
  • Language Skills- Good communication skills, both verbal and written, are essential along with the ability to work with diverse groups across the entire organization
  • Experience operating various Warehouse Material handling equipment (pallet jacks, fork lift )

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