Materials Management Operations Manager

Full time Full day
New Berlinville, PA
Unit Description:

Sodexo is seeking a Demand Analyst in Collegeville, PA.

Join a dynamic team at a local fortune five hundred pharmaceutical company!

We are seeking an individual who will be responsible for managing demand, planning replenishment, and managing inventories with an emphasis on ensuring customer points of use are stocked with just in time inventory in accordance with the appropriate service level for each laboratory. The Demand Analyst will recommend and monitor min/max levels and replenishment strategy with a demand-led fulfillment approach by utilizing multi-view data collected through customer engagement, vendor relationships, historical data, and inventory management tools.

Are You the One?

Our clients depend on your expertise to help them to optimize their business. If you are a Strategic Demand Analyst with the ability to develop innovative technical solutions while successfully managing key performance indicators to drive strong business results, this may be the opportunity for you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Apply statistical data, inventory management tools, customer feedback, and vendor information to develop demand forecast for critical items by site and/or POU location

  • Monitoring slow moving and dead inventory, reporting, recommending changes to stocking strategy based on multi-view data

  • Create and manage initiatives for improving service efficiency and customer experience
  • Work directly with customer to determine critical stock materials and proactively identify contingency plans such as testing and approval of alternative products

  • Support customer initiatives and significant changes to POU locations such as new/ending project or R&D group moves

  • Determine optimal inventory min/max levels for each POU location based on usage data, user feedback, and vendor lead times

  • Determine optimal stocking strategy for products with safety stock (replenished from main storeroom) and products replenished with direct orders

  • Schedule and host regular demand meetings with R&D laboratory inventory leads to review Critical Items List, Usage Report, new recommendations for POU changes, upcoming R&D projects that may have an impact on inventory planning, any consumables that R&D is ordering that could be added to POU, etc.

  • Schedule and host regular demand meetings with major channel partners to review current and future impact of supply constraints, new products, discontinuations, and other information that could impact future demand

  • Work with consumables team to determine stock levels when adding new products to POU

  • Collaborate with UK Lab Consumables team to translate and drive process standardization

  • Create and manage Power BI dashboards as needed

  • Monitor inventory accuracy

  • Metrics reporting

  • Track cost savings

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • 2-3+ years procurement experience

  • Experience with forecasting and inventory planning tools desirable

  • Supply Chain experience a plus.

  • Problem-solving training, such as Six Sigma

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze large data sets

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong stakeholder management experience

Learn more about Sodexo’s Benefits

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At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Universities, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Health Care and Senior Living locations across the United States. Continue your search for Facilities Management jobs.

Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.

Make an Immediate Impact.

Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 150,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 13,000 client sites in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes and optimize their infrastructure, which deliver tangible outcomes.

Our client portfolio spans multiple markets across the nation including education, corporate services, health care and government services, which means we can offer a career full of variety, challenge and tremendous growth opportunities

Position Summary:
Implement procedures in the areas of procurement, inventory control, receiving, storage and distribution, of supplies throughout the location. Generally oversees all areas of shipping and receiving at a client location. Supports a GM in the managing of the department
Key Duties

  • Manage, supervise, train and engage staff, frontline
  • Establish and maintain customer and client relationships
  • Directs programs to purchase, store, account for and distribute materials to include mail, packages, components of production, potentially controlled substances, gases, lab supplies
  • Maintains safety program in accordance with client and Sodexo safety criteria to ensure compliance
  • Manages Labor and supply cost in adherence to budget

Qualifications & Requirements:
Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience - 2 years
Basic Functional Experience - 2 years of experience in Materials Management or Logistics

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

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