Job Description

Job Title: Inventory Analyst
Job ID: 714019
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Community Provider Svcs
Department: Operations
Location: 215 Beecham Drive, Pittsburgh PA 15205

Description

Purpose:
The Inventory Analyst will be responsible for projects related to Inventory Optimization and Demand Planning for all Asset and Par Inventory Locations. The ideal candidate will have well-developed analytical skills, be capable of understanding statistics and other higher mathematical concepts, be detail-oriented, and able to work with a minimal amount of supervision. Additionally, she/he must be able to provide strategic and forwarding-thinking vision to manage inventory.

Responsibilities:
  • Analyzes current and historical product usage on an ongoing basis to identify trends; predict future inventory needs and provide business intelligence to upper management.
  • Develops and executes plans to meet corporate goals and standards by profiling items in the appropriate warehouse location to achieve picking and replenishment efficiencies.
  • Increases efficiency of processes concerning inventory management to more accurately predict available inventory and minimize under-delivery.
  • Partners closely with various UPMC Supply Chain personnel, UPMC Vendors and Hospital Material Managers to proactively improve the accuracy and effectiveness of Inventory Forecasting and Delivery.
  • Present sourcing and optimization strategies to management.
  • Presents cost savings data with supporting detail of projects for management.
  • Provides Root Cause analysis in the review of inventory problems outlines and manages solutions.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining target inventory levels by SKU to support the business forecast and UPMC Supply Chain Objectives.
  • Utilizes statistical analysis to forecast future inventory availability based on past delivery trends.

Qualifications

  • Degree from a four-year college or university required. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in inventory control, materials management or other related fields.  
  • Advanced Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel is required experience with Microsoft 
  • Access and PeopleSoft is preferred. 
  • Strong analytical and computer/tech skills. 
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. 
  • Understands the role of inventory and how to plan for sufficient levels of inventory relative to demand variability. 
  • Ability to work independently without supervision. 
  • Professional Certifications (APICS, CPM) a benefit.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $20.60 to $35.57

Union Position: No

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