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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Field Inventory Management Specialist in San Jose, California

Job Description Summary

Assist in the management and control of inventory through various sales and distribution channels, including Field Inventory based modes (Loaners, Consignment, Trunk Stock). Ensure effective utilization of assets and compliance with terms of agreements as well as compliance with policies and procedures. Analyze product turnover to determine optimal stock rotation to reduce losses from excess, shortages and maximize ROI. Review operational processes and data to identify opportunities for improvement

Job Description

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BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

  • Manage and monitor Inventory throughout the deployment and returns cycle ensuring accuracy and high end-user customer service levels.

  • Provide oversight and guidance for effective inventory management and deployment across multiple channels and locations, including coordination of just-in-time movement among multiple field-based locations in potentially off hours, on-call situations.

  • Coordinate and perform cycle count and auditing programs for consigned (on hand) and representative based (Trunks stock)inventories as well as administrate cycle counting for multiple field service locations and distribution channel. Collaborate with Distribution or Field Managers and Finance to investigate and reconcile variances and document results.

  • Ensure integrity of inventory systems through monitoring and reconciliation of inventory related transactions over multiple distribution channels both inbound and outbound.

  • Collaborate with Distribution and Field Managers to ensure consignment and inventory policies and controls are enforced. Resolve issues related to lost, damaged, or expired inventory.

  • Assist with the control of inventory covered by consignment agreements and inventory polices to ensure compliance as well as effective utilization and tracking of Company assets.

  • Follow all requirements of TMC Quality System; including but not limited to requirements for traceability of product, recognizing customer complaints and the requirement to forward information to Quality Assurance

  • Participate to provide ideas, methods, or processes for improvement by unit/company performance.

  • Manage and analyze inventory utilization and recommend par levels for existing and potential new inventory locations.

  • Lead strategic analyses and inventory reporting to support business unit and corporate objectives.

  • Provide data analysis for production planning and volume studies.

  • Develop, analyze, interpret and act upon short, medium- and long-term forecast models.

  • Provide guidance and training on policies and procedures, both initial and continuous, to internal and external parties responsible for carrying and transacting inventory.

  • Participate in continuous improvement projects.

  • Develop relevant inventory performance metrics and measures and prepares detailed month-end reports for management.

  • Participate in offsite physical inventory counts and reconciliations.

  • Organize and handle a variety of logistics issues in manufacturing/contract manufacturing environment.

  • Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to supply chain services, inventory control, critical parts availability, material handling, import-export licensing, shipment of products, and third-party warehousing, general accounting projects.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Understanding of the inventory control, supply chain and logistics environment.

  • Ability to coordinate and manage loaner inventory, just-in-time inventory, and accurate inventory redistribution amongst multiple Field based inventory locations.

  • Understanding of and ability to manage multiple field-based inventory channels (long- and short-term consignment, loaners, representative based also known as “trunk stock”) and associated processes.

  • Strong analytical aptitude with the proven ability to analyze and interpret data.

  • Self-starter and a quick learner; able to adapt and excel in a fluid environment with minimal direction.

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and a natural inclination towards process improvement are imperative.

  • Demonstrated creative thinking skills with emphasis on developing innovative solutions to complex problems. Must be able to identify and resolve problems with focus on prevention.

  • Must be able to handle a high volume of work in a fast-paced environment while performing work accurately under time constraints.

  • Must be able to work in a team environment.

  • Proficient working with Microsoft Office Professional (Excel, Word & PowerPoint).

Background Experiences

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Supply Chain or Finance required with a minimum of 3 years of experience in inventory control, inventory management, loaner bank, customer care or supply chain functions, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

  • Experience with ERP systems, logistical systems and standard operating procedures are required.

  • Strong previous experience in coordinating and managing trunks stock inventory, just-in-time inventory, and accurate inventory redistribution among multiple Field based inventory locations in the med device or pharmaceutical space strongly preferred.

  • Experience with multiple field-based inventory channels (long- and short-term consignment , loaners, representative based also known as “trunk stock”) and associated processes in the medical device or pharmaceutical space strongly preferred.

  • Experience with SAP and Service Max is strongly preferred

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Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

To learn more about BD visit https://jobs.bd.com/

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

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Primary Work Location

USA CA - San Jose

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email asc.americas@bd.com

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