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Title:  Supply Chain Analyst

Requisition ID:  35855
Date:  Oct 7, 2021
Location: 

Walker, Michigan, US

Department:  Supply Chain
Description: 

Who We Are:

Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.

 

At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.

 

Job Summary: The Supply Chain Analyst gathers data and conducts analysis with the goal of improving the organization's supply chain operations.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages the incoming flow of raw materials and parts to meet production requirements and on-time shipments.
  • Manages purchases for the Business Unit to efficiently plan and produce components according to customer requirements. 
  • Maintains adequate inventory levels
  • Procures and expedites materials and services.  Obtains quotes, generates and processes requisitions as applicable, and maintains related records. 
  • Plans and establishes production work schedules to meet delivery times. 
  • Initiates work and purchase orders and follows up on work in progress to ensure conformance to schedule
  • Works with the Sales Department to ensure internal production efforts meet the customer requirements.
  • Establishes relationships with the customers and suppliers in pursuit of win-win results.
  • Attends schedules or facilitates internal meetings to help establish priorities and assign tasks.
  • Interfaces with vendors; establishes and encourages the on-time delivery of the specified goods and services.
  • Negotiates the purchase of raw materials and packaging goods for production; adheres to raw material quality specifications; strives to lower overall material costs.
  • Interfaces with production on a daily basis.
  • Coordinates the resolution of internal and external complaints of purchased raw material.
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining appropriate materials work instructions per ISO requirements
  • Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures, instruction, and all safety rules. 
  • Provides a “Customer Service” attitude when interacting with internal and external customers while accomplishing work, production, and achieving quality standards.
  • Maintains a clean, orderly, and safe workstation and environment at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Education and Experience:

  • Education: College
  • Experience: 3-5 years
  • Bachelor’s degree –Business Degree or equivalent from four-year college or commensurate work experience
  • Highly proficient in MS Office applications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience with ISO 9000 standards and GMP’s
  • Excellent organizational skills with close attention to detail and accuracy
  • Able to be aware of all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description
  • Support and contribute in Lean Sigma programs and activities towards delivery of the set target
  • Able to comply with the company’s safety policy at all times
  • Able to comply with the company’s quality policy at all times

 

West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to kimberley.eby@westpharma.com.  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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