NxStage Medical, a Fresenius Company is on a mission to transform renal care. To do that, we continually seek the best-of-the-best to expand and improve our team of dedicated, innovative professionals. If you share our mission and are committed to improving the lives of renal patients, then we invite you to explore our career opportunities
The incumbent may be responsible for planning, scheduling and monitoring inbound equipment and materials shipments, managing the warehouse including controlling material movement throughout the entire product lifecycle, leading the coordination of inbound logistics activities from plants, tracking data and reporting metrics for ongoing projects, and inventory control system transactions, cycle counting and receiving support.
Create and manage Import/Export and Domestic Shipment Files including the following:
Building load and selecting mode/carrier
Issuing import instructions,
issuing delivery instructions to brokers,
issuing arrival notice to customers,
updating transit reports as scheduled,
updating database to reflect shipping schedule
entering required information into ERP system
assuring invoicing for shipments is done
Manage finished goods inventory
Prepare/update and issue product order fulfillment reports
Proof shipping documents
Prepare periodic reports for U.S. customs as required.
Provide back-up for production planning at contract manufacturer as required
Manage customer returns and non-conforming material transactions and update all databases as required
Coordinate donation and sale efforts of low turn inventory.
Provide input regarding potential efficiency improvement regarding Logistic Operations
File and resolve freight claims through service providers and insurance company when applicable.
Review and code related service provider invoices in a timely manner and record costs for future analysis.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
The physical demands and 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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger. The employee frequently is required to walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Associated degree or equivalent experience
EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:
3+ years experience in field of inventory control, purchasing or production planning/supervising
Medical device or diagnostics experience strongly preferred
Experience with MRP/ERP/WMS application software
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Experienced in PC applications such as Access, Excel, Word, Outlook
May require lifting 2 to 10 lbs. Handling of heavier objects may be required on occasion