Senior Field Inventory Manager

Medtronic Inc. Memphis , TN 38103

Posted 3 weeks ago

Senior Field Inventory Manager, RTG

RTG (Restorative Therapies Group) OVERVIEW

The Restorative Therapies Group develops life-restoring therapies and healthcare solutions that span the care continuum; integrating technologies and applying clinical and economic evidence to increase patient access, improve efficiency of procedures and deliver successful patient outcomes.

Careers that Change Lives | Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career.

A Day in the Life

The Field Inventory Senior Manager is an innovative Operations Leader responsible for providing direct leadership and support to customers and the field on inventory optimization. Key partners include RTG Global Supply Chain, RTG Sales Organization, and Corporate Customer Care. This position will be responsible for both ensuring on-going daily operations and continuous improvement in improving the efficiency of use of field inventory dollars. This role also includes developing, advocating, and enabling others with tools and methodologies to identify and improve processes. This position will focus on opportunities within our value stream surrounding Global Supply Chain, Customer Service, field to customer interface and internal customer/Medtronic exchanges.

  • Responsible for addressing and executing issues related to field actions

  • Work with distributors and sales reps to determine inventory levels and set placement to meet required turn rate, geographic and strategic objectives.

  • Manage relationships with Sales organization focusing on customer engagements and continuous improvement

  • Interface with IT for Supply Chain business systems daily and project-based needs; including the future technology roadmaps for field inventory applications

  • Develop and initiate cost saving programs as it relates to inventory, assets, and transportation

  • Provide direct input and guidance to Neurovascular Sales Ops field inventory strategy

  • Create, prepare, and communicate monthly executive inventory reports to senior management

  • Lead and coach team members and others through kaizen events and problem solving to develop internal competencies and solve challenging business problems related to field inventory work processes.

  • Ensure that projects initiated are linked to strategic and tactical imperatives and that work aligns and conforms to quality and compliance requirements.

  • Updating quarterly quality metrics for the legacy Neuromodulation BU's

  • Use of Six Sigma, Lean Sigma, and other appropriate improvement techniques.

  • Work with Global Demand team and BU marketing to represent US markets in the planning and execution of global inventory and asset management strategy

Location Minneapolis, MN or Memphis, TN

Travel 10%

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development and deployment of RTG US Field Inventory Strategy and accelerate the rate of continuous improvement in our businesses.

  • Accountability for results to be achieved through managing a team of direct reports

  • Ability to successfully influence and manage all levels of the organization. This position works with Finance, Global Supply Chain, Sourcing, Quality, Sales, Marketing, HR, Distribution and Customer Service

  • Create program timelines, milestones and key process metrics. Then, implement and drive success to improve business results

  • Maintain and monitor key Medtronic and RTG performance metrics

  • Own field inventory results process and procedures

  • Communicate and share results, including "how it was done" best practices

Must Have Minimum Qualifications (to be considered):

  • Bachelors degree required

  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience with 5+ years of managerial experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience

  • 5+ years of managerial experience

Nice to Have

  • 2 +years ERP system working experience

  • Project Management experience

  • Experience working in a regulated environment

  • Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt (or comparable training)

  • MA in Business, Engineering or related field

  • Influence leadership skills and experience

  • Basic understanding of Import/Export

  • Project Management (PMP) Certification

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let's work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients' lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)


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Senior Field Inventory Manager

Medtronic Inc.