Supply Chain Analyst at 3M in Hutchinson, Minnesota

Posted in Management 24 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Title
Supply Chain Analyst

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 93,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

“The impact 3M has on people’s lives and communities around the globe is amazing. As the leader of 3M’s global community giving, I am incredibly proud to be part of and work alongside 3Mers, community partners and customers committed to making positive social change.” – Michael Stroik, director of 3Mgives

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

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

As a Supply Chain Analyst, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Create production and procurement schedules for area of responsibility

  • 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 Sales and Operation Planning 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 eMES, Peoplesoft, and Factory Planner

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

Your Skills and Expertise 

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M is looking for candidates who must have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start)

  • Three (3) combined years experience in Sourcing, Operations, Logistics, Procurement and Production Planning, and/or Supply Chain in a private, public, government or military environment (includes internship and/or co-op experience)

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Supply Chain, Operations Management, and/or Business Analytics from an accredited university

  • More than five (5) combined years experience in Sourcing, Operations, Logistics, Procurement and Production Planning, and/or Supply Chain in a private, public, government or military environment

  • APICS certification or willingness to pursue

  • 3M systems experience (Factory Planner, eMES, Peoplesoft, ERP / SAP) & BT knowledge

  • Lean Six Sigma experience

  • Demonstrated coaching, interpersonal communication, and team leadership ability

  • History of successfully applying business knowledge to support business needs and goals

  • Initiates, leads, and implements the process of supply chain problem identification and resolution

  • Advanced Microsoft Suite skills

Location: Hutchinson, MN

Travel: May include up to 5% domestic

Relocation Assistance: May be authorized

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

Supporting Your Well-being 

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope. 

Resources for You 

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