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Supply Chain Analyst

Company: INFICON, INC
Location: Syracuse
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

INFICONis a leading provider of innovative instrumentation, critical sensor technologies, and Smart Manufacturing/Industry 4.0 software solutions that enhance productivity and quality of tools, processes, and complete factories. These analysis, measurement and control products are essential for gas leak detection in air conditioning/refrigeration and automotive manufacturing. They are vital to equipment manufacturers and end-users in the complex fabrication of semiconductors and thin film coatings for optics, flat panel displays, solar cells and industrial vacuum coating applications. Other users of our vacuum-based processes include the life sciences, research, aerospace, packaging, heat treatment, laser cutting and many other industrial processes. We also leverage our expertise in vacuum technology to provide unique, toxic chemical analysis products for emergency response, security, and environmental health and safety.The position will be responsible for improving the efficiency of supply chain operations through data collection, analysis and recommending sustainable solutions to meet customer requirements and INFICON ISS objectives. - The ideal candidate must be able to support the procurement activities and the strategic objectives within a low volume, high mix manufacturing environment. The primary responsibility for this position is to maintain in-stock goals based on timely stock, forecast review & improve supply chain material flow through analysis. Responsible for all aspects of the purchase order, inventory control and vendor management with key supplier partners.Specific duties include, but are not necessarily limited to:

  • Plan and implement supply chain optimization projects
  • Review and analyze data within procurement process to develop improvement methodology and processes
  • Establish and maintain relationships with logistics and suppliers
  • Procure and manage material to meet quality, delivery, inventory and price targets, using MRP in SAP and Lean Pull Systems. Effectively manage supply programs to achieve required lead times and inventory objectives.
  • Enter and maintain material master data on assigned part numbers in SAP
  • Develop and communicate schedules and timelines to support production builds
  • Track, monitor, and communicate material order status, while working to proactively resolve any issues that may arise
  • Review & Action item groups often to maintain stock positions & determine product life cycle action
  • Planning and implementing supply chain optimization projects utilizing SAP
  • Create, review Master Item Data ensuring prime optimization for MRP
  • Maintain procurement records such as item data, costs, lead time, & product quality
  • Champion practical problem solving, from root cause analysis to implementing and sustaining countermeasures
  • Action defective goods with Quality Team & supplier partner
  • Review and monitor supply/demand information, and take appropriate actions to ensure minimal 95% fill rate in support of production schedules
  • Promote positive relationships internally and with external businesses
    • Reviews root cause analysis of SAP Inventory Transaction Work Flows, creating inventory standards and targets with metrics to support operational continuous improvement
    • Maintain policies and procedures for safety stock, lead time, consignment stock, schedule changes and appropriate approvals; Owns the integrity of procurement / MM data in ERP SAP systems
    • Manage supply buffers and allocation to shorten lead times and build resiliency into the supply chain without driving excess inventory
    • Drive KPI to improve Inventory Turns and increase efficiency in Supply ChainEducation and/or Experience
      • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or Business
      • Three years of Purchasing, Supply Chain and Demand planning experience
      • High level of proficiency in SAP
      • Strong knowledge of MRP/ERP including data elements to drive MRP. Excellent computer skills with an emphasis in Microsoft applications such as Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
      • Experience working with advanced manufacturing techniques: KANBAN, pull systems, VMI, LEAN. - Not required but highly desirable.
      • Knowledge and experience with quality tools such as Lean Six Sigma, Yellow Belt or Higher, FAI, FMEA, DFM. Not required but highly desirable
      • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
      • Effective problem-solving and critical thinking skills
      • Ability to develop and execute creative and innovative solutionsBehaviorsA successful candidate must be a capable communicator, fast learner, adept at managing multiple responsibilities and able to work collaboratively with business partners at all levels of the organizationThis includes but is not limited to:
        • Great communicator, motivator, team player
          • Work well with both internal and external teams
          • Customer-centric and service-oriented
          • Self-starter in a fast-paced, constantly evolving team environment
          • Excellent oral & written communication skillsINFICON provides a dynamic work environment that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our employees experience on going green initiatives, flexible work hours, and a variety of health and wellness programs. INFICON's -forward thinking approach offers countless opportunities to design, support, and manufacture a diverse product portfolio that expands globally. Our Lean and Agile work environment offers a competitive salary, relocation assistance, a discretionary bonus and generous employee benefits; major medical, dental, health, vision, 401K, Open PTO, tuition reimbursement and more!Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: INFICON, INC, Syracuse , Supply Chain Analyst, Professions , Syracuse, New York

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