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Supply Chain Analyst in San Jose, California at Molecular Devices

Date Posted: 3/16/2019

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Job ID: MOL002228

About Us

Molecular Devices, LLC creates innovative, high-quality bioanalysis solutions that increase our customers’ productivity.  By joining Molecular Devices, you will work with best-in-class people who share a common purpose, to be our customers'  first choice for systems, consumables, software, and support that advance both basic and applied life science discovery.  Our core values are critical elements of our past and future success -- The best team wins.  Customers talk, we listen.  Continuous improvement is our way of life.  Leading edge innovation defines our future.  We compete for our shareholders.

Molecular Devices offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.

Molecular Devices is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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This position is responsible for driving daily execution of the plant’s “On Time Delivery” metric and driving problem solving of daily OTD misses.  In addition, this person is responsible for defining and managing inventory levels of raw materials.  Lastly, he/she is responsible for using data to build and improve process muscle for the plant to improve performance.

Essential Functions: 
  • Run backlog report daily
  • Drive action to ensure orders ship on time
  • Drive problem solving for new past due orders
  • Build pareto of OTD or inventory misses and implement countermeasures for use in leading the weekly OTD Review
  • Review demand history for use in maintaining proper Min-Max levels
  • Own key metrics in OTD, Part Shortage, Min-Max, and Inventory
  • Manage expedite/info requests from global service and order management teams
  • Create weekly IMAG and OTD Reports
  • Assist in building inventory process muscle for the customization group
  • Serve as a Backup to the Instrument Master Scheduler
  • Work with carriers and finance to collect and analyze global inbound and outbound freight costs monthly
  • Work on cost reduction projects for inbound and outbound freight
  • Lead other projects as assigned by Management

Job Requirements


  • B.S. degree in Supply Chain Management plus 2-3 years of materials analyst, planning experience, or freight logistics; OR 4+ years of materials analyst, planning experience or freight logistics.  
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to manage several tasks and priorities 
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills required (including pivot tables, macros, and formulas)
  • Strong analytical skills and strong attention to detail
  • Results-oriented / data-driven mentality
  • Strong communication skills
  • Team Player 
  • Proactive / Problem Solver
  • Fast learner
  • Prefer 2-3 years of experience using Oracle or other large ERP system

At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.


Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.