• Supply Chain Analyst

    Avery DennisonPainesville, OH 44077

    Job #1336815402

  • Company DescriptionAvery Dennison Corporation (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 2018 were $7.2 billion. Learn more at ~~~.Job DescriptionJob Description:Avery Dennison is seeking a Supply Chain Analyst located at our Painesville, OH plant location, as part of the Reflectives Division. As the Supply Chain Analyst, you will leverage your skills and experience to become an integral member of our Reflectives Global Supply Chain team. This role will streamline our delivery process to ensure our business operations have the highest level of performance. The Supply Chain Analyst is accountable for both short term, tactical KPI's as well as longer term strategic KPI's to deliver quarterly and annual results for the Reflective Division. This key role will oversee and manage the Painesville plant material flow to support Operations by buying, planning, implementing and monitoring the overall supply chain strategy to maximize efficiency and production for the Reflective sheeting business. Cross functional collaboration with Operations, Customer Service, R&D, regularly. Accountable for finished goods, raw material, WIP inventories, setting and maintaining all defined safety stock levels. Ownership of key initiatives and projects, with a focus on achieving Avery Dennison Reflectives service targets as well as reducing slow moving and obsolete inventory and obsolescence. Responsibilities also include monitoring raw material inventories, as well as making raw material purchases, and processing Purchase Orders (PO's) in a timely fashion.The Supply Chain Analyst will also lead process improvement opportunities including, identifying process bottlenecks, suggesting any solutions for LEAN improvements and ultimately implementing solutions. Cross training within Supply Chain, gaining additional professional skills, to backfill the Supply Chain function of Digital Inks during vacations or planned absences. Primary responsibilities and essential functions:+ Monitor demand (external customer and internal global regional sales orders) as well as supply (inventory levels) against pending supplier purchase releases to meet customer requirements+ Maintain adequate inventory, scheduling and receiving of shipments.+ Respond to changes in demand and supply chain and perform root-cause analysis to solve any supply chain problems that may occur.+ Schedules all 3rd party manufacturing orders to meet demand on time and in full.+ Prioritizes external customer and global regional internal orders based on requested order dates, production campaigns, and manufacturing capacity.+ Confirming raw material availability prior to Operation production runs.+ Manages raw material min/max level inventory and turns, placing orders. (KPI)+ Create and maintain supplier stocking strategies and/or VMI programs.+ Places all PO's accurately following all Avery Dennison purchasing policies and guidelines.+ Troubleshoots and resolves all PO and invoicing matching exceptions for Painesville purchases, in a timely fashion.+ Collaborate with Global Procurement to maintain supplier pricing tables.+ Establish new suppliers and new part numbers in ERP, update LT and MOQ in ERP+ Build and maintain good relationships and lasting partnerships with Global supply base+ Identify and communicate bottleneck areas and provide assistance to manage over/under capacity situations+ Lead WIP management to minimize obsolescence and improve inventory turns+ Manages inventory to target / safety stock levels where defined+ Participates in Painesville plant physical inventory process, when needed+ Monitor stock programs, collaborate with division stakeholders to recommend proper planning parameters, as necessary.+ Lead projects to implement pull planning, WIP inventory management, service improvements+ Support product transitions and new product introductions for Supply Chain.+ Acts as the primary contact for external communication to commercial and on expedited orders for reflective sheeting in Painesville, OH.+ Acting backup Supply Chain Analyst for the Digital Inks business.+ Ability to operate independently with a high degree of energy, enthusiasm, and flexibility.General operations responsibilities:+ Health & Safety: Consistently works in a safe manner with regard to self, co-workers, and manufacturing systems. Performs general housekeeping tasks and waste removal within department/group and assists other areas as required.+ ELS: Continuously reviews current processes and searches out improvement methods to improve product/process quality and reduce waste, rework, and unnecessary work that adds no value to the work or process. Supports safety, quality, and continuous improvement initiatives.Teamwork: Assists and supports other team members in meeting department and site goals. Participates and shares in performing all tasks necessary to run the facility. Contributes and participates in team decision-making. Provides support in project work and other special requests.QualificationsREQUIREMENTS:+ Bachelor's Degree in Business, Logistics, Finance or Supply Chain Management.+ 4+ years previous scheduling, planning, or Supply Chain experience, preferred.+ General Supply Chain, Materials Management, and Logistics knowledge.+ Excellent analytical, mathematical, organizational, verbal and written communication skills, critical thinking, negotiation skills and problem solving skill set.+ Ability to interface with cross-functional groups to define and execute overall requirements.+ Strong communication skills and the ability to build relationships with all functions and levels of the organization.+ Proactive and collaborative style with a sense of urgency and ownership in performance+ Ability to work well with all levels of management and employees.+ Takes ownership for service related issues+ Problem solver, amid ambiguity.+ Ability to work well with all levels of management and employees.+ Familiarity in process documentation and improvement.+ Results oriented focus with proven ability to deliver results.+ Flexibility and willingness to initiate change.+ High customer focus: ability to proactively identify and meet customer needs.+ Ability to use ELS problem solving tools to identify root cause. (A3 Thinking)+ Excellent project management skills with ability to prioritize competing initiatives+ APICS certification, ELS certification and/or Green Belt preferred. Additional InformationAll 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

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