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Senior Supply Chain Analyst

Company: Johnson Health Tech
Location: Cottage Grove
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Join the Johnson Fitness & Wellness team as a Senior Supply Chain Analyst. We are looking for a detail oriented individual with strong Excel skills to help support the logistics and purchasing portion of our business. Ideally looking for someone with experience in material requirements planning (MRP) within SAP.

Position Overview:
Under the direction of the Sales Inventory & Operations Planning Manager, the Senior Supply Chain Analyst will be responsible for planning and procuring components and/or finished product which support MRP requirements based on production schedules and customer requirements. Major duties include purchasing, planning, transportation, forecasting, and inventory management functions to support the entire supply chain. This position will work closely with the finance team on invoice reconciliation and coding, so prior experience is beneficial. This role requires analysis of MRP requirements, negotiation with suppliers, PO placement, and follow-up of delivery dates. Duties are performed in accordance with company policies and procedures. This is a non-supervisory position.

Planning (30%):
Manage production process from order entry to shipment of product to meet customer requirements
Create and manage weekly capacity planning reports for assembly
Actively participate as a cross functional team member representing the Operations department
Purchasing (30%):
Convert MRP requirements to regular purchase orders ensuring products are produced on time and delivered to customers or the warehouse according to planned dates
Provide regular purchase orders to our factories and 3rd party vendors to ensure products are produced on time and delivered to customers or our warehouses per planned dates
Track shipped orders and report estimated arrival dates to Accounting, Logistics, Warehouse, and Sales Teams
Analyze and revise future shipment plans as needed, includes expediting, delaying, or cancelling orders
Negotiate the best total cost solution with 3rd party vendors
Data Integrity (10%):
Create materials, BOMs, and production orders in SAP
Communicate needs to various vendors, ensuring custom products are completed on time
Identify and correct data integrity issues through sustainable business practices
Inventory Management (10%):
Analyze and revise future shipment plans as needed: includes expediting, delaying, or cancelling orders
Make recommendations; work to reduce aged product
Create transfer orders to improve inventory levels in all warehouses, focusing on lowering inventory and increasing fulfillment
Optimize product and component inventory levels to coincide with demand and lead time changes
Set up new products and coordinate with internal customers on phase in/phase out planning of all items
Maintain strong attention to detail to ensure integrity of product attributes in master data
Assist with the maintenance of finished product forecasts, keeping in line with sales and financial plans
Assist with finished goods and/or parts planning; evaluate slow moving parts and scrap if necessary, work with Quality department to evaluate parts needs based on monthly work plans and place appropriate orders, review usage trends and adjust the re-order level for warranty parts
Work with the warehouse, logistics, refurb, and assembly departments on other projects related to inventory management
Communicate regularly with management and other internal teams about inventory availability
Communicate regularly with management and sales team regarding built inventory availability
Coordinate with product and sales team on phase in/phase out planning of all inventory
Review usage trends and adjust re-order levels for production parts
Reporting (15%):
Responsible for updating existing reports and developing new ones
Responsible for tracking departmental performance metrics
Assist in parts planning, evaluating slow moving parts and scrapping if necessary
Communicate with Quality department regarding parts needs based on monthly work plans
Work closely with warehouse, logistics, refurb, and assembly departments on projects related to inventory management
Complete and maintain reports and metrics for analysis and distribution to staff and management
Other (5%):
Actively participate in cross functional meetings when required
Work closely with all internal and external suppliers and vendors
Maintain work area to 5S standards as posted in work area
Promote a positive team atmosphere with co-workers
Maintain SOPs (Standard Operating Procedure) for all duties and tasks
Marginal Job Functions:
Other projects as needed



Bachelor's Degree (Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Industrial Engineering) or High School degree/equivalent with advance experience (in lieu of Bachelor's degree) required
APICS CPIM Certification preferred
Lean Six Sigma certification preferred
Minimum 5 years' experience in Supply Chain Management in manufacturing environment required
History of proven Supply Chain experience and success with preference to procurement
Aptitude for self-management, taking initiative, and problem solving
Ability to communicate well both verbally and written with all levels of personnel and management
Strong multi-tasking, prioritization, and organization skills required
Other Requirements:
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (knowledge of pivot tables, v-lookup, auto filers, etc.) required
Well versed with Microsoft Office Suite
Statistical tools, data mining/reporting tools/software experience required with SAP experience highly preferred
Ability to analyze and organize large amounts of data
Minimal domestic, local and international travel may be required (customer visits, factory visits)

Has a comprehensive understanding of supply chain management and logistics
Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Strong sense of initiative and a sense of urgency, demonstrated by accomplishing tasks; improving current work processes; and assisting others when necessary
Unwavering attention to detail and commitment to world-class quality
Ability to embrace deadlines
Able to project a positive and professional demeanor to all internal and external contacts

We offer an excellent compensation package and team-oriented work environment with growth opportunities.
Some of our outstanding benefits include:
Health & Dental Insurance
Company paid Life Insurance
Paid Time Off benefits
Free access to our state-of-the-art onsite workout facility
Product discounts
Wellness programs
We're honored to be recognized by Forbes, yet again, as one of the #WorldsBestEmployersof 2021, based on a survey of 150,000 workers in 58 countries.


Keywords: Johnson Health Tech, Madison , Senior Supply Chain Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Cottage Grove, Wisconsin

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