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Supply Chain Analyst* (Irvine, CA) at 3M in Irvine, California

Posted in Science 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

3M is seeking a Supply Chain Analyst for the Advanced Materials Division, Ceradyne site located in Irvine, CA. 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 be responsible for coordinating internal production material flow from requirement/demand to the point of use by employing modern flow techniques that will yield 100% on time performance at the lowest total cost.

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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:

  • Manage the forward-looking supply plan, purchase raw materials, schedule production and manage finished good inventory for multiple manufacturing areas

  • Responsible for coordinating with other 3M locations, external suppliers, and business team to meet service, cost, and inventory targets

  • Develop and maintain operating rhythms to ensure smooth supply chain operations, aligning supply with demand

  • Provide planning analysis to support decision making

  • Publish and present service and inventory metrics, results, and gap analysis

  • Actively manage working and non-working inventories to maintain compliance and achieve inventory investment targets

  • Work with business team to review and identify portfolio improvement opportunities

  • Support the planning for new product introductions through effective procurement and scheduling

  • Business transformation readiness activities and projects as assigned 

  • Utilize Supply Chain tools and processes such as SAP

  • Utilize Lean Six Sigma methodologies to improve SC metrics and improve SC processes

Basic Qualifications:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of two (2) years Supply Chain experience in a private, public, government or military environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Supply Chain and/or Operations Management from an accredited university

  • Three to five (3-5) years combined experience in supply chain management, inventory control and/or materials planning

  • SAP experience

  • APICS certification

  • Six Sigma Green Belt Experience

  • Excellent communication, data analysis, and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work in a dynamic, cross-functional environment

  • Supervisor experience

Location: Irvine, CA

Travel: May include up to 5% domestic

Relocation: Is authorized


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

Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws.
U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain "non-U.S. persons" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, "Temporary Residents" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens.
To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s).
The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only.  Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position.  The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election.

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