Hill-Rom Materials Management Specialist in Batesville, Indiana
Hillrom is a $2.9B leading worldwide manufacturer and provider of medical technologies and related services for the health care industry, including patient support systems, safe mobility and handling solutions, non-invasive therapeutic products for a variety of acute and chronic medical conditions, medical equipment rentals, surgical products and information technology solutions. Hillrom's comprehensive product and service offerings are used by health care providers across the health care continuum and around the world in hospitals, extended care facilities and home care settings to enhance the safety and quality of patient care.DescriptionCoordinate and expedite the flow of parts purchased from the Hill-Rom supplier base. Control and maintain inventory from the supplier's dock to our production lines. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: - Other duties may be assigned: * Plan and place purchase orders for production components ensuring that parts are received in the quantity required, when needed. Proactively and reactively manage and expedite component part shortages by identifying issues and internal problems. * Control number of days of inventory on hand by reducing lot sizes, increasing replenishment and shipping frequency, etc. Maintain and control usage and replenishment of supply items. * Manage MOQ and safety stock to ensure product is delivered as needed with no excess stock. Coordinate with sourcing so MOQ and price are in alignment with available warehouse space and delivery time needed. * Work with internal departments to proactively and re-actively adjust purchase orders due to customer order changes, price changes and engineering changes. * Return reject purchased product. * Track product perishability. * Assist accounts payable with invoicing issues.Qualifications * Associates Degree or seven to ten years equivalent combination of education and work experience in a specific technical discipline or product area. * One to two years materials experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience * Requires thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) programs and production scheduling software * Ability to work in a face-paced environment * Decision-making skills * Communication skills * Analytical skillsHillrom is an equal employment employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identityimg height=1 width=1 border=0 src=https://hillrom.contacthr.com/78185560.jpg /Employer's Job# 78185560Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.