3M Supply Chain Analyst ∞ (Aberdeen, SD) in Aberdeen, South Dakota

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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Supply Chain Analyst for the PSD Division located in Aberdeen, SD. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:

The person hired for the position of Supply Chain Analyst will manage supply chain product flow to support customer requirements. Schedules procurement and manufacturing for a specified group of products. Reviews material flow parameters such as order quantity, lot size, make cycle frequency, replenishment interval, and recommends appropriate levels to support the business/customer requirements. Manages raw material and semi-finished inventory buffer quantities. Monitors and reports capacity requirements, special order and stock service levels.

Continuously works to improve the planning and scheduling process. Identifies ways to improve customer service, inventory investment, and supply chain efficiency to achieve measurable results; participates in implementation. The supervisor provides guidance and is consulted for assistance in problem areas and major changes to supply chain parameters

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government, or military environments to a 3M career.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Lead cross functional projects across the business to effectively drive change in service, cost, and inventory.

  • Develops and maintains operating rhythms to ensure smooth supply chain operations, aligning supply with demand.

  • Provides a high degree of planning analysis to support decision making.

  • Publishes and presents service and inventory metrics and results.

  • Identifies and leads projects that improve supply chain speed and inventory investment. Review and reports on project progress with management.

  • Works closely with the business unit to understand customer requirements and forecasts. Works closely with manufacturing to ensure alignment to business requirements by setting and maintaining sufficient inventory levels and lead times. Manages the S&OP process.

  • Actively manage working and non-working inventories in assigned businesses to maintain compliance and achieve inventory investment targets.

  • Utilize Supply Chain tools and processes such as DMPT, Peoplesoft and Dynamic Supply Chain Planner

  • Utilize Lean Six Sigma methodologies to improve service, inventory turns, and non-working inventory

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university, or working towards Bachelor’s degree that will be completed within 12 months of hire date

  • Minimum of one (1) combined year of experience in supply chain, transportation, logistics, manufacturing, production, and/or customer service in a private, public, government, or military environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university

  • APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society) certification is preferred. If not complete at the time this position is assumed, the certification will become part of the employee professional development plan as agreed between management and the employee.

  • APICS certification or willingness to pursue

  • Six Sigma Green Belt project experience and/or certification

  • Experience with SAP a plus

  • Experience in Lean Scheduling or Lean Manufacturing

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft office – (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

Location: Aberdeen, SD

Travel: May include up to 5% domestic

Relocation: Is not authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

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