Friday, October 21, 2016

Inventory Analyst - US Supply Chain (# 114447)

Position: Inventory Analyst - US Supply Chain
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
KLA-Tencor has manufacturing sites across the globe, including Belgium, China, Germany, Israel, Singapore and Milpitas (CA). The Global Operations (GOPS) team, comprised of Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing Engineering, Installation, and Quality, is responsible for manufacturing our leading-edge technology. We partner with our world-wide supply base and our design engineering teams to bring new products to market. The GOPS team is continuously working to build our products Better, Faster, Cheaper.

Responsible for inventory reporting including Excess and No Demand (END), IFR, supplier liabilities, inventory health and business level forecasts.  Provide analysis of various business processes to improve management insight to business operations. Inventory scenario 'What If' analysis for the GOPS business in collaboration with supply chain, finance, procurement, MS, commodity teams and appropriate engineering teams. Forecasts future inventory levels and the financial impacts of business unit decisions, product transitions and EOM strategies. Generates scenario analysis, reserves impacts and recommendations.
Addresses other business level projects as needed for the US Supply Chain senior director. Expert user in Excel with ability to create actionable plans from large amounts of data. Ability to identify needed IT improvements, define project and drive to completion Interface with IT to drive improvements in services. Strong project management skills. Design reports to be run on ops data (SAP/Bus Objects/etc).  Strong SAP user with ability to design and run reports. Strong data visualization capabilities. Extensive experience in global procurement environments.

Preferred Qualification:
High level analytical skillset, 'expert' at Microsoft suite of tools, SAP, access database and pivot tool analytics, working knowledge of the supply chain, MS, finance and manufacturing policies and processes as they relate to inventory. Can 'mine' various data sources to create a 'picture' of the current and future inventory position. Collaborative style, able to work across functions and GOPS organizations to achieve results. Able to present findings, causes and recommendations in a concise and understood manner.
Self-starter, can operate with minimum direction at times.
Over time develops the skill to anticipate impacts of business decisions on inventory levels, reserves requirements, turns and liability in close collaboration with supply chain, MS, engineering and commodity team personnel.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in IE, business, finance, supply chain with at least 12 years of experience in a related function.
Master’s degree in similar study areas preferred.

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KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.