Supply Chain Associate Job Description

Supply Chain Associate Job Description

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Supply chain associate provides support to representatives of the function and / or EM Central or Export Supply Chain as a member of the EM Central or EM Export MPR, S&OP, Finance Board and EM Central or EM Export Supply Chain RMCB where required.

Supply Chain Associate Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Develop deal specific process manuals for clients and banks
Track and report the performance of the SCF portfolio
Monitor and follow up with clients on past dues
Engage in various special projects assigned by management
Evaluates all customer sales orders prior to release, ensuring volumes are appropriate based on defined parameters, including market inventory and service levels
Manages customer Accounts Receivable to ensure timeliness of payments and clearance of open transactions
Ensures optimal product availability in market distribution channels
Oversees processing of customer returns by third party vendor
Review current supply chain operations to document product, service, and information flow using project management tools
Analyze data and apply appropriate project management methodology to identify and develop recommendations for process improvements

Supply Chain Associate Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Supply Chain Associate

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

Education for Supply Chain Associate

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the supply chain associate 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 Supply Chain Associate

Desired skills for supply chain associate include:

University policies
Supply chain management and operational improvement in a hospital setting
Procurement systems
Microsoft Office Suite and SharePoint
Export documentation and international traffic may be
Previous experience with dangerous goods
Regulations and export documentation

Desired experience for supply chain associate includes:

Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Management, Logistics/Transportation Management, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering
Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Supply chain preferred
Freight Payment approvals
Familiar with Hazardous Materials and ESD damage prevention
Must be able to operate and utilize various warehouse equipment and tools
Must be able to operate Forklift (certified a plus, must be able to get certified upon hiring)

Supply Chain Associate Examples


Supply Chain Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a supply chain associate. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for supply chain associate
  • Follows processes and procedures designed for optimizing the program’s planning function
  • People Development (Sub ordinates)
  • Converts demands to requisitions for purchase
  • Maintains effective interfaces across the Supply Chain, throughout the company and with suppliers
  • Reviewing EDI specifications and identifying where there may be opportunities to improve or simplify the requirements based on best practices and what has been developed on similar programs
  • Creating Solution Statements using established templates and talking points to document the business processes for small simple programs with base transactions
  • Building out the taxonomy standards for the SPS Assortment tool
  • Reviewing and creating recommendations and Attribute Guides for vertical based attributes from insights provided by actual data
  • Leading the Data Governance attribute intake process
  • Researching products to identify key attributes used for discoverability, regional and global regulatory requirements and prioritize and expand the SPS Assortment tool to support these
Qualifications for supply chain associate
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Project
  • Ability to learn multiple computer programs
  • Demonstrated experience in project management, materials management, operations management, warehousing management systems experience a plus
  • Work performed in normal work environment
  • Purchase Requisitions (ZAPO, ME 57)
  • Exception Messages processing (ZPP3TR096)

Supply Chain Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a supply chain associate. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for supply chain associate
  • Manage purchase orders to meet the planning parameters – order management accuracy (OTIF, Order Leadtime adherence )
  • Work collaboratively across the program to ensure streamlined “end-to-end” planning activities are followed
  • Monitor program’s Supply Chain KPI’s, identifies problems and assist in performing root cause analysis
  • Assist multiple business area teams with ensuring the planning strategies support the overall program’s strategies
  • Assist in providing data for presentation to all levels of management
  • Support the Customer Relations Team Leader, in order to continuously enhance the service level to the customer
  • Collect and consolidate information from different sides (eg DLRs, Planner Buyers, Master Schedulers, Suppliers, Customer Relations, … ) to enable good and fast decision making by the Customer Relations Team Lead
  • Come up with proposals for improvement of data management models and practices and support its implementation
  • Contribute to and support the achievement of projects in Customer Relations / Supply Chain
  • Creates and performs daily record keeping
Qualifications for supply chain associate
  • Must have and maintain a valid California Driver's License with a satisfactory driving record
  • Some knowledge of customer service and transportation options beneficial
  • Associate’s degree in Supply Chain or Business Administration with 1-3 years of experience in Supply Chain or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of basic inventory/supply concepts including understanding of inventory levels, lead times and factory capacity
  • BS/BA in business, science, or related discipline
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite with an emphasis in Microsoft Excel

Supply Chain Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a supply chain associate. 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 supply chain associate
  • Affix appropriate labeling in accordance with procedure
  • Perform warehouse maintenance activities such as cycle counts and inventory management
  • Kit batch requirements in accordance to batch records/protocols for manufacturing or engineering fills/studies
  • Notify recipients of non-GMP/ENG deliveries
  • Work with QA Materials group to ensure that all required documentation is available
  • Act as back up for Shipping Associate
  • Process material transfer forms into ERP to maintain up-to-date database
  • Delivery materials using company truck
  • Attain certification required to handle hazardous, flammable material
  • Off shift hours required in some cases
Qualifications for supply chain associate
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong reading comprehension ability
  • To manage plant specific Inbound Supply Chain function, to meet production requirements (within specified Inventory Norms & SOB )
  • Prior work experience in a biopharmaceutical supply chain organization is preferred
  • 1 year of experience in Corporate Procurement (contracting and sourcing)
  • This position will be located in Charlotte, North Carolina

Supply Chain Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of supply chain associate. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for supply chain associate
  • Monitor and process electronic interfaces to ensure 3rd party and SAP are aligned / accurate
  • Compliance with Novartis Financial Control Matrix and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Develop appropriate timelines for projects assigned, ensuring consensus of milestone dates from cross-functional team members
  • Actively monitor projects and communicate project status
  • Resolve all timeline issues, negotiating as needed with appropriate departments
  • Liaise with Marketing, Product Development, Packaging, Creative, R&D, and Supplier Relations in all areas as they relate to product to market timeline
  • Participate in regularly schedule meetings with site planning teams to review and update project status as it relates to project milestones, addressing any outstanding issues
  • Liaise with International markets, Global Product Supply (GPS) and NA customer service on execution or service issues relating to new product introductions
  • Will represent the work group to Sr
  • Will be working with ocean carriers to get product delivered
Qualifications for supply chain associate
  • The role entails numerous task which will support innovation readiness, productivity initiatives (stranded, write-off risks and overall inventory reduction), everyday material planning KPIs (Inventory value/DOH, unplanned plant-to-plant shipments, service levels, expedites, raw material forecast accuracy), system health metrics (past due orders) KPIs to reinforce system benefits/compliance
  • The ideal candidate has a demonstrated passion for working with data to creatively solve complex problems - analyze large quantities of data quickly and accurately into clear, impactful metrics and reports to help the Supply Chain team make decisions that drive value
  • A key requirement for the candidate is excellent communication skills and the ability to educate, collaborate and influence stakeholders across all levels
  • Continuous improvement mind set, proactive, positive, analytical, good influence, communication and coaching skills
  • Structured and organized thinker who can drive analytical projects to completion with minimal direction
  • BS in Engineering, Supply Chain, or other applicable business degree

Supply Chain Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of supply chain associate. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for supply chain associate
  • Requires instructions on new assignments
  • Requires incrementally less oversight and direction on repeat low value, risk and complexity assignments
  • Monthly review of product and demand plans with internal functions (Commercial, Medical, Regulatory, Finance)
  • Issue purchase orders to meet the agree demand plans while complying with planning parameters (lead-time, minimum order quantities min and max stock levels)
  • Monitor changes in demand, deliveries, and product release and identify any potential stock outs or product wastage risks
  • Communicate any potential supply chain issues to Supply Chain Manager and to other impacted functions
  • Ensures the Order Entry and Stock Allocation processes are accurately and timely performed according with the company controls
  • Manage and process product returns requests received from customers
  • Support with Warehouse and Distribution operations, including KPIs review
  • Establish and maintain a close interaction and clear communication channel with all internal and external partners
Qualifications for supply chain associate
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant supply chain / logistics / materials management experience in the petrochemical or similar industry
  • University education, preferably majoring in logistics English - fluent written and verbal
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in logistics industry preferable with a shipping line or freight forwarder
  • Experience working with multiple computer applications and tools (keyboard, scanner)
  • Comfortable using power tools and hand tools
  • Able to complete tasks in a timely manner – able to meet or exceed department expectations

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