Avery Dennison Supply Chain Inventory 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

Our Inventory Analysts are involved in improving the effectiveness of our value chain, from raw materials to customer delivery. We work cross-functionally to improve processes that positively impact the customer, asset management, and profitability across the division.

The Inventory Analyst is directly responsible for setting inventory targets to align to business objectives and working with the manufacturing sites and the business to achieve those results. The individual reports inventory results, analyzes trends related to inventory performance and identifies improvement opportunities. You will have the opportunity to collaborate in projects with different levels and functions within the organization that will make an impact in the future success of the business.

You could be involved in ensuring the effectiveness of the following processes:

  • Overall inventory target setting, including calculating standard inventory and alignment to business goals.

  • Providing support to SLOB inventory management processes and projects to reduce SLOB accrual and identify proactive reductions to SLOB generation.

  • Improve inventory forecasting and projection processes.

  • Implement process based solutions to support business initiatives

  • Inventory planning strategy and parameter management in ERP system

  • ELS; Enterprise Lean Sigma improvement initiatives

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Engineering, Supply Chain, Materials and Logistics or related preferred.

  • 2+ years Supply Chain, Materials, Logistics or related experience.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel / Access)

  • Experience with Oracle ERP preferred

Customer Focus:

  • Able to understand what customers value and to identify/execute logistics strategies that enhance the divisions capabilities to deliver that value

Analytical Skills:

  • Ability to conduct research, prepare comprehensive reports and present complex statistical information in a clear and succinct fashion.

  • Can evaluate multiple variables to arrive at the optimum solution

  • Experience with six sigma and lean manufacturing preferred

  • Excellent problem solving skills

  • Ability to scale solutions to meet critical delivery dates

Leadership/Results Orientation:

  • Competency in objective setting, and providing appropriate situational leadership to execute these strategies

  • Able to see and understand the broad context of events

  • Ability to interface with cross-functional groups to define and execute overall requirements.

  • Effective Team Member:

  • Able to build commitment to common goals and ensure priorities and goals among planning and operation groups are interrelated

  • Familiarity in process documentation and improvement.

Initiative/Innovativeness:

  • Results oriented; successful track record

  • Takes initiative to complete projects and achieve objectives.

  • Has a positive, risk taking attitude

  • Internally driven to learn new skills needed for success

  • Pushes for continuous improvement in performance in all areas

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Additional Information

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. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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