Olympus America Inc. Supply Chain Analyst in Waltham, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. We’re currently looking for a Supply Chain Analyst to join us in our Waltham, MA office.

Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

The Supply Chain Analyst works with U.S. supply chain management to ensure materials ordered or fabricated are in stock to meet company goals for customer on-time delivery for both factory shipments and field service, while maintaining optimal inventory levels to achieve company goals for days on hand. The incumbent develops material schedules and works with materials management to coordinate the efficient movement of materials through the end-to-end supply chain. He/She reviews and analyzes current inventory levels and material sourcing commitments against forecasted sales, past sales performance, production and supplier quality performance to project anticipated future material requirements for purchasing and fabricated materials. The incumbent may prepare material requirement plans using enterprise resource planning systems. He/She works with corporate finance to establish inventory reserve levels and with inventory management to disposition excess and obsolete materials. The incumbent may assist in the establishment and maintenance of the master production scheduling, safety stock levels and the production control system.

Job Duties::

A typical day for you will include:

  • Working with product management, supply chain, materials management, planning, production, management, production engineering, quality, commercial operations and service to optimize inventory levels.

  • Using a data driven, analytical approach.

  • Collaborating across all U.S. manufacturing and service locations.

  • Devising sourcing plans that incorporate all influences on material demand, supplier and factory performance.

  • Communicating up and across the organization, effectively educating stakeholders on strategies and plans for inventory optimization.

  • Reacting to variation of the dynamic business environment in both real time and the effect on strategies. This includes large order possibilities reported by product management.

  • Exercising judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results in inventory availability, days on hand and liability.

  • Supporting Corporate and Local policies and processes.

  • Supporting a Lean Six Sigma strategy for continuous improvement.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Six Sigma Green Belt

  • Strong leadership and decision-making abilities.

  • Functional knowledge of supplier processes.

  • Work under minimal supervision with the demonstrated ability to establish priorities, plan workload and establish commitments for task completion.

  • Functional knowledge of ERP/MRP systems.

  • Ability to use Excel, Power BI, and SQL to perform analysis on complex data sets.

  • Experience with R & R Studio or MiniTab.

  • Must be able to influence, negotiate, and resolve conflicts to reach consensus around common goals.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

About Us:

At Olympus, we put a lot of good back into the world, and what we do really matters. We are committed to making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling every day by crafting innovative optical and digital solutions in medical technologies, microscopy, industrial solutions, cameras, and audio recorders.

We view our relationship with and commitment to our employees with the same passion. Everything we do at Olympus is a reflection of our vision, and everyone here helps to make it a reality. We’re invested in our employees, great ideas, and how they impact the communities around us. We see the world through multiple lenses and come together to find the right answers; the best solutions.

THAT’S OLYMPUS.

TRUE TO YOU. TRUE TO SOCIETY. TRUE TO LIFE.

Olympus Scientific Solutions Americas Corp

Olympus embraces diversity and inclusion. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, our policies as well as our values prohibit unlawful discrimination based on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, genetic information, ancestry, military or veteran status, or any other federal, state or local protected classification. EOE Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Job Requirements::

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Analytics, Supply Chain or related field.

  • Minimum of 5 years of operations experience in a manufacturing environment; experience in a Lean manufacturing environment preferred.

Company URL:

Olympus Scientific Solutions Americas Corp at http://www.olympus-ims.com/

Posting Locations:

Massachusetts, Waltham

Job Family:

Supply Chain Management

Posting Title:

Supply Chain Analyst

Work Location:

Waltham OSST

Auto req ID:

3654BR

3654BR

Olympus is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination based on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, genetic information, ancestry, military or veteran status, or any other federal, state or local protected classification.