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Business Analyst - Supply Chain

Req ID:  6075



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.


This role is Hybrid and will require a minimum of 2 days in the office

Job Description

Business Analyst - Supply Chain will act as a liaison between the Demand Planning, Supply Chain Operations, Supply Chain Management, and Asset Management Group. The position will be responsible for the understanding and analysis of all inventory processes and for leveraging this understanding to ensure that the Olympus Corporation of the Americas system and inventory data integrity is maintained and optimized. Overseeing projects within the Supply Chain Department to maintain or enhance business practices.

Job Duties

* Studies and analyzes the business processes of Corporate and Product groups in order to adapt and translate these processes to the Company enterprise computer system (SAP) and our warehouse management software (PkMS/WMi).


* Manage projects in relation to goals and strategic objectives set by management.


* Cross functional project analysis to maintain or improve financial and inventory efficiency, accuracy and documentation.


* Play an integral role in various activities of the Supply Chain team including evaluating and recommending new project ideas, disseminating and communicating project results, and providing thought leadership regarding the expansion of the Supply Chain program.


* Interfaces on a close and regular basis with divisional staff in order to learn all the inventory business processes involved in the completion of their work on the various systems implemented at Olympus.


* Own the design, development, and maintenance of ongoing metrics, reports, analyses, dashboards, etc. to drive key business decisions. Ensure data accuracy by validating data for new and existing tools. Learn and understand a broad range of Olympus’s data resources and know how, when, and which to use and which not to use.


* Keeps documentation current on all processes related to this position.


* Develops and delivers training to all appropriate staff to ensure that all business processes are fully understood and applied throughout the various departments. Trains new employees on existing or new processes that support business needs.


* Work effectively with end users, leveraging excellent communication skills to identify, elicit and categorize requirements and pass these back to the development team.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or other related field (or equivalent and related experience).


* Minimum 3 years experience working with ERP software in a Distribution environment (knowledge of SAP Material Management, Procure To Pay, Sales and Distribution modules would be helpful) or related experience.



Experience with Manhattan WMS or equivalent desirable.


* Excellent problem-solving skills and quantitative thinking.


* Strong understanding of Agile methodology to work effectively in an agile team.


* Good verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to communicate analysis clearly and precisely to provide business insights also for non-technical stakeholders.


Deadline driven, team player, with strong customer focus.


* Outstanding analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills.


* Must be detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow through on issues.


* Experience in a highly analytical, results-oriented environment with cross functional interactions.


* Extensive experience researching, recreating, and resolving inventory integrity issues between multiple systems.

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 Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,500 employees throughout locations in North and South America. 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 || 

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