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Supply Chain Analyst (Finished Goods)

Company: Avery Dennison
Location: Mentor
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science 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 employed more than 32,000 employees in more than 50 countries in 2020. Reported sales in 2020 were $7.0 billion. Learn more at

Job Description

The Supply Chain Finished Goods Analyst prepares business related analyses and research for Supply Chain, Materials Management, and/or Logistics with primary focus on Consignment Planning and Inventory Control. This role is also responsible for leveraging industry best practices and Lean Six Sigma methodologies to drive process improvements in Material Control, Inventory Scaling, and Finished Goods Distribution.

Primary Responsibilities And Essential Functions

Essential functions may include, but are not limited to:
Analyze and plan material requirements to ensure optimal inventory levels exist for consignment business or other finished goods.
Analyze forecasts and trends in manufacturing, sales, and distribution.
Serve as primary liaison to a business unit to ensure their supply chain needs are met.
Prepare supply chain and material management research and analysis for use in the development of business strategies and tactics.
Participate in or lead process effectiveness and continuous improvement projects.
Provide support for new product introduction or transitions.

Customer Focus
Able to understand customers and market trends to proactively identify/execute strategies that gain Supply Chain efficiencies and improve service to customers.
Acts with a sense of urgency to protect both Internal and External customers.

Analytical Skills
Advanced skills taking large amounts of multivariate data and distilling into meaningful solutions.
Able to develop systematic processes to recreate complex analyses for frequent monitoring of various business conditions.
Works with quantitative and qualitative analyses and models for decision making and problem solving.
Able to utilize Lean Six Sigma tools.

Team Dynamics And Communication
Frequent cross-functional collaboration with multiple areas/levels of the organization.
Ability to help connect priorities and goals to big picture objectives and strategies.
Effective written and oral communication skills.
Can effectively communicate and present information to External as well as Internal Customers, including multiple levels of Leadership.
Ability to construct persuasive arguments to support a proposal/idea and to build support.

Results Oriented
Successful track record.
Takes initiative to complete projects and achieve objectives.
Has a positive, risk taking attitude.
Pushes for continuous improvement in performance in all areas.
High school degree or equivalent. Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred.
4 - 5 years SML or related experience.
Strong analytical, mathematical, organizational, verbal and written communication skills and detail-oriented.
Ability to interface with cross-functional groups to define and execute overall requirements.
Ability to conduct research, prepare comprehensive reports and present complex statistical information in a clear and succinct fashion.
Ability to work well with all levels of management and employees.
Understanding of applicable computer systems, such as Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, Google Workspace and function specific software.
Proficient with the use of Databases, Spreadsheets, Mainframe/ERP Systems, and modeling methods for analysis.

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.

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Keywords: Avery Dennison, Mentor , Supply Chain Analyst (Finished Goods), Professions , Mentor, Ohio

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