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Associate Manager, Asset Supply & Demand Planning

Req ID:  3025


Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

The Assoc. Mgr., Asset Supply & Demand Planning incumbent will be responsible for all the facets of trunk stock audit, exit audits, inventory levels, and analysis surrounding all inventory pools that that Asset Management has responsibility for. This position, and overall team provides inventory and audit analysis determine and provide general inventory direction and audit activity to then provide/drive execution to maintain a correct mix of high quality and lean inventory of Olympus owned assets that supports order demand. This leader will be challenged with the creation of performance measurements, Key Performance Indicators, and analysis of the data to drive business decisions from areas as inventory levels, customer order fill rate, customer order on-time performance, inventory life cycle management, forecast accuracy, master data accuracy, forecast bias at the most economical method possible.

Job Duties

* Directly supervise a team with multiple responsibilities


* Creation and oversight of proactive inventory planning and execution strategies so that the optimal levels of inventory are in place.


* Creation and oversight of an efficient phased procurement plan not to allow transaction of excess stagnate inventory within the pool.


* Participate in continuous improvement strategy sessions and projects to establish additional inventory programs to establish best practices.


* Structure programs to provide information/data to support accurate updates to Product Marketing.


* Regularly provide data to support forecasting of new purchases and removal of obsolete/stagnate inventory.


* Provide requestions/recommendations of purchases to support necessary inventory level targets to support Sales and Non-Sales activity.


* Conduct yearly Product Lifecycle Management analysis and meet with all stakeholders to remove assets from the pool to other output locations.


* Conduct inventory reconciliation projects throughout the year.


* Provide functional and technical expertise of inventory practices/process as information sharing and or to remove project roadblocks.


* Understanding of Supply Chain/Inventory control methodologies · Practice proper inventory audits process, maintain accuracy and define process for any inventory expectations discovery and supply dispositions in alignment of departmental strategies.


* Oversee inventory repair projects.

Job Requirements


* Bachelor’s degree, preferred to be in related/comparable fields (Logistics, Supply Chain, Finance), or 4 years relevant work experience.


* Minimum of  4 years of required supervision of a team. 


* Other Considerations (travel/hours availability, etc.): · Up to 10% travel.



* SAP Experience.


* Data/modelling creation and data interpretation.


* Excellent analytical and organizational skills required.


* PowerPoint and presentation skills.


* Data Management.


* Analytics Interpretation


* Understanding of Inventory Mgmt. and Lean concepts.


* Promote team/cross-team collaboration.


* Delivers Results.


* Judgment and Decision Making.


* Continuous Improvement minded.

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 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) || Pennsylvania (US-PA) || Center Valley || 

Nearest Major Market: Allentown

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