B. Braun

Inventory Associate

Job Locations US-MO-Hazelwood
Requisition ID
2022-19973
Company
Aesculap Inc
# of Openings
1
Category
Healthcare
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
M - F 7:30 AM - 4PM
Site
Aesculap

Overview

Aesculap, Inc., a B. Braun company, is part of a 180-year-old global organization focused on meeting the needs of an ever-changing healthcare community. Through close collaboration with its customers, Aesculap provides advanced technologies for general surgery, neurosurgery and closure technologies. Aesculap continues a proud heritage of leadership and responsiveness as we strive to deliver products and services that improve the quality of patients’ lives.

Responsibilities

Summary:

Responsible for performing daily cycle counts.  Perform counts across multiple departments to ensure inventory accuracy for the St. Louis site.  Will help ensure that product is being stored according to first in first out (FIFO/FEFO) methods. When applicable completes a form, fit and function criteria of product per specification.

 

Principal Duties Responsibilities: 

  • Perform daily cycle counts based on the cycle count schedule determined by Supply Chain designee – primary of job requirement.
  • Ability to perform cycle counts via RF gun or with paper count sheets.
  • Interact daily with internal departments to maintain consistency and accuracy of material flow on incoming and outgoing product.
  • Reports any damaged products or product packaging to correct department(s).
  • Maintains location cleanliness through-out the counting process.
  • Executes inter-departmental training of cycle count as required.
  • Assist with root cause analysis of stock inaccuracies.
  • Perform inventory related transactions within the systems used by Aesculap. Examples include, but are not limited to: Write on and write offs, location transfers, and physical count postings.
  • Assist department with special projects
  • Must comply with applicable ISO and FDA regulations as stated in Quality Manual.
  • Must embody the Company’s Vision, Mission and Values
  • Monitor expiring stocks and follow SOPs to remove the stock from the system
  • Other duties may be assigned

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Not Applicable

Job Specifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

Qualifications

Expertise: Qualifications-Experience/Training/Education/Etc

Required:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Attention to detail and understanding of traceability, FIFO, etc.
  • Ability to work well as part of a team as well as independently
  • Average computer literacy with a working knowledge of the following is highly preferred:
    • Inventory control systems (SAP)
    • Warehouse Management systems (SAP)
    • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access)
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Operate a forklift and standard order picker lift.
  • Working knowledge of SOP/GMP requirements.

 

Language and mathematical skills; reasoning ability:

 

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before our team, customers or employees of organization. 

 

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. 

 

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. 

 

Desired:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

 

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Additional Information

Responsibilities: Other Duties:

Physical Demands:

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position could require the handling of instruments that may or may not have been contaminated by blood or other body fluids. In compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, Aesculap will provide a safe working environment for all employees. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

What We Offer

B. Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com.
 
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Notices

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