Avery Dennison Supply Chain Analyst in Mentor, Ohio

Company Description

Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and manufacturing company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs approximately 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2017 were $6.6 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

Avery Dennison is currently looking for an Operations Analyst for our Vancive Medical Technologies manufacturing plant located in Mentor, OH. In this role, you will be responsible for site improvement projects/initiatives and analysis used to drive efficiency and better decision-making at the location. Reporting directly to the plant manager, you will work closely with the plant leadership team in a role that is a mix of operations, supply chain, finance, and analytics.

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions:

  • Review customer requirements, sales projections, and inventory levels for all materials, FG, WIP, and raw materials to determine appropriate stocking levels and replenishment plans to support operations. Amend kanban, safety stocks as appropriate

  • Use planning systems and processes to make and execute machine and staffing capacity planning decisions. Review capacity to identify and communicate bottleneck areas and manage over/under capacity situations to the site Operations Leadership Team.

  • Analyze trends in manufacturing, sales, distribution, general business conditions, and other related areas and ensure overall effectiveness of product forecasting and safety stock strategies.

  • Work with the Finance, Sales, Marketing Departments and customers to obtain forecast/sales information to build demand models and plan resources to create demand.

  • Create S&OP capacity management reports, including near term capacity, and present information to site leaders.

  • Analyze trends in manufacturing, sales, distribution, general business conditions, and other related areas and ensure overall effectiveness of product forecasting and safety stock strategies.

  • Implement lean concepts and continuous improvements regarding supply chain, material management and logistics systems, and processes. Identify opportunities for improvement by completing detailed analysis for management consideration and implementation.

  • Cross-train within the supply chain team and serve as back up where needed.

  • Participate in physical inventory process.

  • Determine need and develop tools to support supply chain operations, sales, and customer requirements.

  • Ensure compliance with ISO 13485, FDA 21CFR Part 820 and cGMP requirements for all buying, planning, and scheduling activities.

  • Perform other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics Management, Business Management, or a related field, or equivalent experience in a similar role.

  • 5+ years of planning/analytical experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Strong communication and networking skills dealing with all functions and levels of the organization.

  • Works effectively with a wide number of functional areas. Able to lead, contribute, and influence others in a team-based environment.

  • Previous experience in PC-based planning and inventory systems, ERP/MRP.

  • Demonstrate a flexible and collaborative approach to problem solving.

  • Advanced skills in taking large amount of data and distilling into meaningful solutions.

  • Able to develop systematic processes to recreate complex analyses for frequent monitoring of various business conditions.

  • Ensure strategies and tactical plans are consistent with overall manufacturing and service functional objectives.

Preferred:

  • Medical device or pharmaceutical manufacturing experience

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled