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Inventory Management Manager

Company: Medline Industries, Inc.
Location: Mundelein
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY This position is responsible for managing the finished goods purchase orders for Medline's distributed and domestic supply chains. This position will work directly with Product Divisions, Operations, Information Services, and Customer Service to ensure MRP and ATP dates are maintained to ensure maximum service levels while minimizing inventory. This position will directly manage Purchasing Coordinators to ensure departmental processes are being executed and divisional goals are being met. Responsibilities: Provide direction to Purchasing Coordinators on MRP and ATP date maintenance. Analyze and escalate inventory and backorder issues. Ensure daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly tasks of team members meet standards. Manage communication between Purchasing Coordinators, Buyers, Vendors, Inbound transportation, and Information Services. Recommend and communicate to senior management vendor and order management issues impacting MRP and ATP dates. Manage departmental EDI onboarding priorities with remote and local Information Services EDI teams, escalating high priority issues when necessary. Continually work to improve order management processes to keep up with increasing purchase order volume and customer needs. Coordinate with internal partners (Customer Service, Transportation, Branch Operations) to ensure goals are met and customers are satisfied. Regularly communicate with remote team leads and managers to ensure process comprehension and consistent output. Develop and mentor local and remote staff members through on-boarding, open communication, training and development opportunities and performance management processes; build and maintain employee morale and motivation; ensure the team is appropriately staffed with required competencies. COVID-19 Vaccination Please be aware that Medline requires all employees starting in this position to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated by their start date. Medline is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodations to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated for COVID-19 consistent with federal, state, and local law. Education Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Supply Chain Management Relevant Experience 5 years' experience in Supply Chain Experience applying knowledge of MRP, EDI, process improvement, buying, and order management At least 2 years of experience managing people, including hiring, developing, motivating and directing people as they work Additional Ability to assess and initiate actions independently. Experience in taking charge of a situation, team or project. Experience developing ways of accomplishing goals with little or no supervision, depending on oneself to complete objectives and determining when escalation of issues is necessary. Demonstrated problem solving ability in an environment of rapid change and with many variables. Experience analyzing data and/or process to identify issues, trends, or exceptions to drive improvement of results and find solutions. Experience presenting to and communicating with various audiences (ex. others with differing language, senior management and non-technical audiences). Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong visual presentation skills as related to reports, scorecards, dashboards and presentations. Strong self-accountability; proactive engagement; extreme ownership and self-driven Preferred Qualifications APICS (or equivalent supply chain management) certification Six Sigma/ Lean certification SAP/APO experience Experience in logistics, transportation, and/or warehouse operations Advanced skills in Excel (including VBA), SQL, R, Python or other analytical tools for data extraction and simulation. Experience and advanced skill in data visualization tools (Tableau, Power BI, etc).

Keywords: Medline Industries, Inc., Arlington Heights , Inventory Management Manager, Executive , Mundelein, Illinois

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