CooperVision Inventory Analyst in Liege, Belgium

CooperVision®, Inc., a unit of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE: COO), is one of the world's leading manufacturers of soft contact lenses. The Company produces a full array of monthly, two-week and daily disposable contact lenses, all featuring advanced materials and optics. CooperVision has a strong heritage of solving the toughest vision challenges; such as astigmatism, presbyopia and ocular dryness; and offers the most complete collection of spherical, toric and multifocal products available.

Through a combination of innovative products and focused practitioner support, the company brings a refreshing perspective to the marketplace, thereby creating real advantages for customers and wearers.

From our extensive network of facilities in 12 countries across five continents, CooperVision distributes high-quality lenses virtually everywhere contact lenses are worn.

JOB TITLE: Inventory Analyst

DEPARTMENT: Inventory

SHIFT: Day – 37 hours per week

WORKING PATTERN: Monday to Friday

JOB SUMMARY

The Inventory analyst meets customers need and provide to operations all information and analysis needed for day to day activity as well as supply chain and production efficiency. He/she is able to analyze trend, use statistic method to identify area of improvement and operate changes in the organization accordingly.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Monitoring and managing the stock of product components labels in the most efficient manner

  2. Developing and implementing analytical tools for operations

  3. Supporting the Finance month end closing process

  4. Supporting all product launches between marketing and the local organization

  5. Keeping the best mix between picking efficiency and replenishment activity by slotting products in the WH

  6. Supporting team leaders in any continuous improvement ideas

  7. When needed, managing different analysis regarding operations, flow of goods, service level

Responsible for procurement of operational supplies

QUALIFICATIONS

/ KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES /

/ Technical skills: /

  • Understanding of major financial concepts including costing and ROI calculations

  • Information Technology – To be fully familiar with WMS and be able to operate stock management on the system, knowledge of ERP system (Baan)

  • Good knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint for reporting purposes

  • Technical understanding of major inventory control

  • Knowledge of a recognized WMS system and ERP systems

  • Product Knowledge – Needs to have a sound knowledge of the differing types of products

/ Generic skills: /

  • Fluent in French and English

/ Behavioral skills: /

  • Detail – High attention to detail and accuracy of numerical data

  • Information Management - Providing timely information and advice to support supervision and management

  • Communications – Needs to be able to promote information sharing

  • Equal Opportunities – To actively promote and encourage non-discriminatory practice

  • Managing Performance – To manage periodically stock profiles and flow of totes efficiency

Projects – To part of projects as designated by the Manager, focused on operational performance improvements

/ /

/ WORK ENVIRONMENT /

The applicant will be working in a logistics environment with the support of an open space office.

/ EDUCATION /

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (Economics or Supply Chain orientation is a plus).

/ EXPERIENCE /

  • Min 1 years’ experience

  • Experienced in communicating with various roles functions and levels

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS VACANCY IS OPEN TO COOPERVISION EMPLOYEES AND EXTERNAL CANDIDATES

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Organization: *Inbound Distribution

Title: Inventory Analyst

Location: Belgium-Liege

Requisition ID: LIE0106