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Inventory Management Manager

Req ID:  5539

Working Location: TENNESSEE, BARTLETT 


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Job Description

The Manager of Asset Inventory Management is responsible for the overall inventory management of Olympus’ Demo assets. From quality and efficient end-to-end movement for all Demo Assets, from warehouse receipt to order shipment, to support all orders related to Sales and Non-Sales activities. This includes the oversight of Analysis of Asset conditions, Analysis of Stagnate inventory, Asset Turnover, Equipment obsolescence, Asset Inspection/Repair within the Repair Center, Coordination of FSE inspections, and Asset availability/fulfillment. The incumbent will be responsible for the handling of escalated issues and perform root cause analysis to identify areas of improvement as well as implement the necessary enhancements. This position will drive compliancy within the group of defined company policies and procedures, as it pertains to Olympus’s field inventory assets. Overall, the Manager is accountable to provide support to Olympus asset requestors and serve as a central point of contact for any inventory related issues or concerns. In addition, this position works directly with all Product Managers, Supply & Demand, Inventory Planning and SCM Operations for the roll out of new products and programs, reporting, and process flow.

Job Duties

* Directly manage a team of Inventory Management coordinators and inventory support roles to ensure accurate efficient operations and management of equipment and procedures.


* Monitor inventories turn rates and report updates. Evaluate inventory levels against targets and collaborate with Inventory analysts to recommend dispositions.


* Fosters high performance culture, focused on engagement, accountability, collaboration, and continuous improvement.


* Own inventory management process from end-to-end. Addressing daily escalations and provide resolution in a timely manner. Finally facilitate root cause analysis for inventory shortages/overages and proactively work with PLC team to identify proper inventory level and disposition strategies.


* Responsible to continuously align dept processes with internal Business and Asset Management strategies.Accountable to lead Inventory Management activities and drive execution while enabling the organization’s Core Values.


* Build strong relationships and collaboration, managing trusted stakeholder relationships internally and externally.


*Collaborate with regional counterparts, as well as cross functionally, within the department to maintain a cohesive standard operating processes.


* Work with leadership to develop business metrics and KPIs to provide visibility to department objectives.


* Understand and educate team on system process, policies, regulations, and Business Unit expectations to improve organizational abilities and minimize constraints.


* Work with Product Managers and Marketing on new Tower builds, from concept through event availability. Maintain oversight of logistics activities with OCA SCM and Transportation as support of Tower Program.

Job Requirements



* Education: Bachelor's Degree preferred and 4 years of relevant experience in related fields of Inventory Control/asset management.


* Experience may substitute for degree for a minimum of 6 years combined education/experience.


* Experience*: Direct experience leading teams is required. A minimum of 5 years is preferred.




* Ability to use ERP systems and MS Office Suite.


* Direct Salesforce experience preferred.


* Coaching, educating, and empowerment skills, strong excel and report development skills preffered.


* Broad perspective, ability to see beyond the boundaries of responsibilities or function.


* Strong learning capacity Support and contribute in Lean Sigma programs and activities towards delivery of the set targets Ability to assess opportunities in the business and apply business related solutions.


* Accurately estimates resources and time required to complete projects; identifies and secures resources needed to complete tasks and initiatives and makes efficient use of resources.


* Effectively balances risks and opportunities; thinks through potential positive and negative outcomes; looks for ways to mitigate risks.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.


Olympus requires all new hires to be “fully vaccinated” against COVID-19, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on or before their first day of work. Individuals who have been offered employment who have a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to request and be granted a reasonable accommodation prior to their first day of work.


Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.


Olympus’ Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce overall costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients. Olympus’ Medical portfolio includes endoscopes, laparoscopes, and video imaging systems, as well as surgical energy devices, system integration solutions, medical services, and a wide range of endotherapy instruments for endoscopic and therapeutic applications. For more information, visit


Olympus…True To You. True To Society. True To LIFE.


It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Tennessee (US-TN) || Bartlett || 

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