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Supply Chain Analyst

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Cardiac Management Solutions

The Cardiac Management Solutions division of ZOLL Medical Corporation develops products to protect and manage cardiac patients, including the LifeVest® wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD), the ZOLL cardiac monitor, and associated technologies.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. At ZOLL, your work will help to ensure cardiac patients get the life-saving therapy they need. To date, the LifeVest WCD has been worn by hundreds of thousands of patients and saved thousands of lives.

ZOLL has been Pittsburgh’s Manufacturer of the Year, one of Western PA’s Healthiest Employers, and even one of Pittsburgh’s Coolest Offices. But it’s our unique opportunity to impact people’s lives that makes ZOLL the ideal place to build your career.

Position requires a professional who has strong abilities to build relationships, effectively communicate at all levels of the organization, work in a collaborative manner, manage competing priorities and influence others while working in a dynamic and fast paced business environment. Success in the role requires a willingness to support and promote change, as well as a great deal of patience, critical thinking, attention to detail and problem solving skills.This position will be an advocate to streamline processes through automation to eliminate manual processes and increase organizational productivity.The individual in this role must be able to translate business requirements into technical specifications and promote supply chain best practices.Areas of support primarily influence inventory planning, forecasting, procurement, production planning, and supplier quality engineering.The role also supports strategic project based activities and adhoc analysis needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate a high level of subject matter expertise in functional area to bridge business requirements and IT solutions.  Leverage existing or promote new technologies supporting the need to design, develop, and deploy decision support tools, analysis, reports and models to enhance the performance and efficiency of supply chain functions.
  • Design or implement supply chain processes that support business strategies adapted to changing market conditions, new business opportunities, or cost reduction strategies.
  • Develop processes and procedures for coordination of supply chain management with other functional areas, such as sales and marketing, finance, production, or quality assurance.
  • Analyze findings, identifies trends, and assists in the development of programs to make improvements as required on a moderate to complex level.
  • Support in the development and enhancement of KPIs, daily management, S&OP deployment and scenario modeling. 
  • Participates in supplier business reviews and audits as necessary.
  • Create, monitor and perform trend analysis on critical materials; communicate changing trends and market conditions.
  • Lead activities related to component end of life management process and component lifecycle analysis.
  • Lead activities supporting supply chain continuity management.  Activities include, but are not limited to, supply chain distribution and value stream mapping, supply chain vulnerability analysis, and supply partnership recommendations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Management.
  • Demonstrates trustworthiness and professionalism with suppliers, management, peers, and team members.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business related discipline required (supply chain/logistics, quantitative business analysis, management information systems, or related field of study) with 4-6 years of supply chain experience.
  • Manufacturing environment and/or regulated environment (Medical, Automotive, Aerospace, Nuclear) experience preferred.
  • High level of proficiency in relational database environments (i.e. Microsoft SQL or Azure products)
  • Experience with ERP systems; implementation experience preferred.
  • Strong understanding of the value and application of analytics with the drive and ability to recommend change through the use of process, data, and technology.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently take ownership of initiatives and drive execution.
  • Agile and flexible. Able to work in a fast moving, demanding environment and move from project to project as needed.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, suppliers, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems and make appropriate judgment calls to insure the correct outcome.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, walk, talk and hear.  Employee may occasionally be required to lift and carry up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment:

 The noise level in the work environment is typically quiet.

 

ZOLL is an Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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