Sr. Analyst, Inventory Management

at Cardinal Health in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

What Inventory Mgmt contributes to Cardinal Health

Inventory Management is accountable for the design and execution of demand planning and customer forecasting systems, supply planning, product deployment and expediting processes and the development and implementation of a stocking optimization model to minimize costs and inventory while delivering on service requirements.


+ Analyze historical data and input from Sales to forecast demand by customer, item, and product class

+ Determine parameter settings in the replenishment system: safety stock, lead times, and order cycle

+ Purchase order maintenance and driving supplier performance in the most efficient manner

+ Expedite inbound shipments and prioritize key purchase orders as required to achieve key performance metrics

+ Apply LEAN principles in collaboration with suppliers to reduce cycle time and improve fill rates

+ Align suppliers with Operations to minimize total systems cost and manage inventory levels

+ Drive cross-functional demand and supply planning with internal stakeholders and external manufacturers

+ Comply with laws and regulations as they pertain to services provided by the Company. This includes supporting and demonstrating compliance with the Company’s Compliance and HIPAA Plans.

+ Promptly report any information regarding a known or suspected violation of any applicable laws, regulations, standards or company policy.

+ Represent the culture and values of the Company to other groups, agencies and the general public, and ensure accuracy of public information materials.

+ As applicable, attend in-service, continuing education or seminar programs to stay current with industry and community trends.

+ Attend all required Compliance, HIPAA and other scheduled training.

+ As applicable, present to management and staff.

+ Identify, support and demonstrate the Company’s culture and values to ensure quality service to both internal and external company customers.

+ Support and demonstrate the Company’s values.


+ Bachelor degree, or equivalent experience preferred

+ 3-5 years experience preferred

+ Preferred experience in supply chain, demand planning and/or procurement

+ Proficient in Microsoft Office

+ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

What is expected of you and others at this level

+ Applies working knowledge in the application of concepts, principles and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks

+ Works on projects of moderate scope and complexity

+ Identifies possible solutions to a variety of technical problems and takes action to resolve

+ Applies judgment within defined parameters

+ Receives general guidance and may receive more detailed instruction on new projects

+ Work reviewed for sound reasoning and accuracy

Anticipated salary range: $55,400 – $79,200

Bonus eligible: No

Benefits: Cardinal Health offers a wide variety of benefits and programs to support health and well-being.

+ Medical, dental and vision coverage

+ Paid time off plan

+ Health savings account (HSA)

+ 401k savings plan

+ Access to wages before pay day with myFlexPay

+ Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)

+ Short- and long-term disability coverage

+ Work-Life resources

+ Paid parental leave

+ Healthy lifestyle programs

Application window anticipated to close: 04/01/2024 *if interested in opportunity, please submit application as soon as possible.

Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

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Job Posting: JC257464396

Posted On: Mar 28, 2024

Updated On: Apr 19, 2024

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