Positions Collaborates and provides support to a network of 150+ Plasma Center locations, in relation to supply chain operations and analytics.
Responsible to provide analytical support to the operations function under minimal supervision.
Incumbent proactively participates in processes improvement initiatives and makes recommendations for system refinements within the operations function.
Place purchase orders as needed for; new center openings, centers and 3rd party collections
Create cost saving opportunities through competitive bidding, negotiations, etc., while maintaining ethical practices and win-win outcomes for both parties.
Works closely with other functions to represent the business needs of the operations function.Â
Represents the operation function in the area of information technology and systems.
Develop understanding of all relevant purchasing/logistics processes to manage day-to-day activities such as open POs and inventory levels.
Supports program evaluation efforts and identifies opportunities for process improvement
Identify and initiate efforts to improve all facets of the demand planning and ordering processes.
Collaborate on improving Operations performance, productivity, efficiency, and profitability.
Performs cost benefit analysis for supplier efficiency programs and other supply chain projects that may affect Supply Chain KPIs
Coordinates across multiple organization and departments and responsible for communication of relevant information
DIMENSIONS AND ASPECTS
Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise
Online platform knowledge such as: Ariba, Coupa, SAP, etc.
Proficient in Microfost products including: Excel and Word.
Ability to build strong relationships with strong technology application and analytical skills.
Decision-making and Autonomy
Ability to make decisions quickly with centers and vendors.
Ability to drive decisions through Influence.
Good communication skills with various center and corporate teams.
Strong capability to engage, communicate and work effectively with individuals of varying job levels, geographic locations and dispositions.
Ability to work in current systems and provide feedback on making those systems better.
Ability to multi-task day to day tasks.
Ability to break down complex situations into manageable pieces
Conceptualizes big picture and considers upstream and downstream impact of decisions
EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Minimum of two to five years professional experience.
Three or more years of experience with: Database Management, Distribution/Supply operations, and Inventory/Order management systems
FLSA â Exempt
Up to 5% US-Domestic Travel
Internal Number: R0033661
About Biolife Plasma Services
Every day at BioLife, we feel good knowing that what we do helps improve the lives of patients with rare diseases. While you focus on our donors, we’ll support you. We offer a purpose you can believe in, a team you can count on, opportunities for career growth, and a comprehensive benefits program, all in a fast-paced, friendly environment.