Manufacturing Analyst Job Description

Manufacturing Analyst Job Description

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Manufacturing analyst provides planning and inventory management of critical manufacturing components at external manufacturing sites on an ongoing basis.

Manufacturing Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective manufacturing analyst job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included manufacturing analyst job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Complete monthly closing activities related to manufacturing costs, Labor and Overhead absorption, Work-In-Process inventory, freight and duties ensure timeliness and accuracy of closing procedures
Ensure process integrity within Cost/Inventory and work with team members to resolve process issues
Generally experienced in areas of manufacturing operations
Member of manufacturing team, collaborating to provide appropriate business support, learning and sharing of best practices, striving for process improvements
Guarantee strict compliance with relevant financial policies and procedures within the section, including the inventory and engineering store stock checks
Assist Finance Manager, Operations and Plant Manager with the monthly close activity, including, but not limited, to financial report preparation, corporate reporting, and manufacturing variances
Preparation and maintenance of operations and manufacturing models
Product/manufacturing variances
Inventory level analysis
Assist in budget and forecasting for local and overseas offices

Manufacturing Analyst Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Manufacturing Analyst

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, CPA, SAP, MBA, PMP, CMA, AIB, ITIL, CAPM, EBE

Education for Manufacturing Analyst

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the manufacturing analyst job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Manufacturing, Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Business, Education, Business/Administration, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Technical

Skills for Manufacturing Analyst

Desired skills for manufacturing analyst include:

Manufacturing
Manufacturing Resource Planning
MRP
Material management
Production planning
SAP
Familiarity with MES
Inventory
Manufacturing process requirements
Excel

Desired experience for manufacturing analyst includes:

Prepare financial reporting to stakeholders
Prepare cash flow statement
Develop and prepare financial data analysis
3-5 years accounting/FP&A knowledge
JGAAP or USGAAP
Fluent English and Business Japanese

Manufacturing Analyst Examples

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Manufacturing Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a manufacturing analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for manufacturing analyst
  • Provide daily support for Gildan production systems including investigating and resolving complex user questions related to manufacturing systems
  • Understand and analyze manufacturing KPI
  • Will be required to stand for at least an hour in the manufacturing process to observe and analyze
  • Analyze and review bills of material to ensure accurate product costing
  • Maintain phenomenal relationship with Business Partners and Accounting Staff to address reporting needs
  • Assists with new fiscal year comp plans (give input and analysis), special activities related to forecast and closing of the year
  • Analyze and report production costs at standard and actual and provide explanations as products move through the process
  • Analyze and report process efficiency, production variances including price variance, material variance, labor variance, and volume variance and the impacts on the UMC
  • Assist with developing quarterly forecasts, the Annual Operating Plan and three-year Annual Strategic Review for assigned operational areas to include labor, overhead and materials cost
  • Participate with internal audits to ensure that reporting and analysis of our process is accurate
Qualifications for manufacturing analyst
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related area, or the equivalent in experience, with evidence of exceptional ability
  • Ability to understand the manufacturing environment and the associated financial processes
  • Must be able to collaborate and build positive relationships with other teams within Finance departments outside Finance to effectively make recommendations, implement process improvements
  • Bachelor’s degree required or evidence of extraordinary ability
  • Experience with LIMS integration in pharmaceutical manufacturing would be a plus
  • Extensive experience with PP-PI/QM configuration, plus experience in the integration of SAP with external systems such as MES, LIMS and process historians
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Manufacturing Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a manufacturing analyst. 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 manufacturing analyst
  • Maintains master data integrity within systems like SAP, PROMIS, FabTime, JDA, and other Databases
  • Determine facts and figures from the section in order to prepare Section’s budget and forecasts and ensure regular tracking of it, adherence to budget figures and reporting of deviations
  • Track actual performance against relevant KPI’s, production standard of the conversion process in the section including material, Direct Variable Labour, Direct Variable Expense consumption and section specific fixed cost
  • Provide support and guidance on section related KPIs
  • Assist the organization’s Controller in the development of the budget and forecasts
  • Analyze financial results to determine present and future financial performance
  • Assist in preparing analysis of month-end results for Senior Management
  • Prepare journal entries (general accruals)
  • Maintain monthly close checklist for Finance team
  • Review accounts for reasonableness and resolve discrepancies
Qualifications for manufacturing analyst
  • Strong knowledge of the integration points with other modules such as FI-CO, MM, and SD
  • Determine facts and figures from the section in order to prepare the section’s budget and forecasts and ensure regular tracking, adherence to budget figures and reporting of deviations
  • Support timely and accurate product costing calculations, report deviations
  • Ensure collection, check integrity of shift data
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of section specific costs and provide analysis on section related ad hoc requests
  • Guarantee strict compliance with relevant financial policies and procedures within the section
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Manufacturing Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of manufacturing analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for manufacturing analyst
  • Assists in product accounting and stock balance related activities, which includes book versus physical inventory reconciliation to ensure accurate reporting applications
  • Work with project manager to determine when project is complete
  • Process owner for new product item loads
  • Assist with overall review of standard costs
  • Assist management with special projects as required
  • Forecast/Budget preparation
  • In-depth analysis of operating results against comparative periods
  • Prepare ad hoc financial analyses, reports and special projects as assigned
  • Sarbanes-Oxley testing and documentation
  • Evaluating/analyzing product costing standards
Qualifications for manufacturing analyst
  • BS degree in STEM related field with 0 years experience
  • Experience in an electronics manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor's degree and at least 6 years of Manufacturing /Production experience
  • 0 years with Bachelor of Science in technical related field
  • Ten (10) years of relevant experience with Bachelors
  • Experience in high volume manufacturing environment is preferred, but not required
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Manufacturing Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a manufacturing analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for manufacturing analyst
  • Develop and implement Bill of Materials (BOM) and material master data within key manufacturing IT systems including LIMS and JDE
  • Author and revise GMP documents and manufacturing records
  • Document new processes or procedures, create testing documentation, and create specifications or proposals
  • Conduct reviews, walkthroughs and solution testing to ensure that deliverables are achieved within accepted SDLC and PMO guidelines
  • Develop, write, and conduct training to end users and IT personnel
  • Gathers production data, including daily production, scrap and defects
  • Produce daily and weekly KPI reports
  • Must be able to walk extensively through the factory
  • Work with IT and Production Group to improve the production systems used
  • Works with process supervisors an hourly staff to drive towards continuous improvement
Qualifications for manufacturing analyst
  • Basic knowledge of Lithium Battery process is extremely helpful
  • Ability to work with production data and analyze to provide reporting to Production team
  • Ability to speak Japanese is helpful but not required
  • BA/BS Required, Supply chain related degree preferred
  • Ability to multi-task, review data, find trends in data
  • Drive for results, proactive and action oriented
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Manufacturing Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of manufacturing analyst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for manufacturing analyst
  • Maintain and manage metadata to maximize data source availability exposure to manufacturing team and other business teams
  • Provide technical support and analysis on business applications that could include but are not limited to STARLIMS, Microsoft Dynamics GP and CRM, Microsoft SQL Reporting Services, and Crystal Reports
  • Assist with creation of Functional Requirements Specifications using system analysis techniques and methods
  • Analyze and document user requirements/stories and specifications in collaboration with business departments to accomplish their desired results for new programs and 3rd party customizations
  • Lead teams of users (including super users) through support meetings, reviewing key points of concerns and escalating where necessary
  • Train users on applicable software
  • Work with development team members and users to verify custom code changes are properly tested and validated
  • Analyzes operating expenses for the Refinery’s transportation group
  • Assists Refinery Management and personnel with all Finance/Accounting-related matters and accounting policies
  • Performs monthly expense analysis, explaining variances between actual and budgeted expenditures
Qualifications for manufacturing analyst
  • Fluent in English and in country’s local language
  • Must be proficient in MS Office Suite especially Excel for data analysis
  • CAD experience with SolidWorks and AutoCAD
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, and specifications
  • At least 6 years of experience required in Production Control and Manufacturing Processes OR 4 years of experience with a Master's Degree
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related area (or equivalent)

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