Senior Analyst, Supply Chain Inventory and Purchasing

in Remote Location

Senior Analyst, Supply Chain Inventory and Purchasing Job

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What Supply Chain Inventory and Purchasing contributes to Cardinal Health
Operations is responsible for materials handling and product distribution in a distribution or manufacturing environment. Includes warehousing and fulfillment of materials and products, transportation, inventory management as well as demand, supply and manufacturing planning. The Supply Chain Inventory and Purchasing team is responsible for managing supplier relations at a tactical level by executing and expediting purchase orders. Supply Chain Inventory and Purchasing ensures the right quantity of products arrive in the right place, at the right time and cost. Assists in negotiating product and supply chain costs. Utilize terms and conditions of supplier contracts, work with internal customers to improve processes, and evaluate supplier performance that ultimately improves the supply chain.

Job Summary
The Senior Analyst, Supply Chain Inventory and Purchasing performs analysis of the inventory and over the counter products. The analyses include maintaining optimal inventory levels and minimizing loss risk for products. This job also communicates with suppliers to address inventory issues including products substitutions. This job supports sales by placing purchase orders as requested and communicates any potential supply and demand variations based on complex forecast analysis conducted.

Supports billions of dollars of sales by placing purchase orders as requested.Communicates with suppliers to address any issues with products and/or delivery.Performs analysis of inventory and over the counter products.Maintains optimal inventory levels and minimizing loss risk for products.Communicates internally with warehouse and sales to address inventory, client and products issues in a timely manner.Tracks and monitors inventory, supply and demand and other metrics needed to conduct analysis required.


Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred, or equivalent work experience 2-4 years of experience preferredProficient in Microsoft Office (Excel & Access) and Business Objects/BI&AExcellent communication and interpersonal skillsExperience with SCORE, Distrack, and SAP preferredStrong analytic skillsOrganizational skills and ability to manage multiple prioritiesStrong understanding of supply chain concepts, financial acumen, and product knowledgeExperience with LSS concepts and tools

What is expected of you and others at this level

Applies working knowledge in the application of concepts, principles and technical capabilities to perform varied tasksWorks on projects of moderate scope and complexityIdentifies possible solutions to a variety of technical problems and takes action to resolveApplies judgment within defined parametersReceives general guidance and may receive more detailed instruction on new projectsWork reviewed for sound reasoning and accuracy

Anticipated salary range: $53,600 - $76,500

Bonus eligible: No

Benefits: Health insurance, 401k Contributions, Paid Time Off, Vacation, STD/LTD


Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.


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