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Supply Chain Specialist – Burnaby, B.C.

Operations and Logistics
Full Time
Burnaby, BC     

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LIVANOVA is a global medical device company and a leader in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. The Company develops, manufactures and markets medical technologies for cardiac surgery and for the treatment of cardiac rhythm disorders.


 Essential Functions:


Reporting to the Manager of Supply Chain and Production Planning, the successful candidate will be responsible for identifying and implementing continuous improvement initiatives and strategies within the Supply Chain (customer order entry, pick/ship, inventory, planning, warehousing and Logistics), optimizing inventory levels, increasing efficiency and reducing freight costs and eliminating non-value added activities:


  • Take ownership and apply lean strategies on continuous improvement projects for the Supply Chain process, with an emphasis on cost reduction, customer service, and standardization of process.
  • Improve the execution for inventory planning processes to improve our ROI
  • Develop process controls metrics to monitor success and compliance of designed processes
  • Work in collaboration with Operations, Engineers and Production Managers to analyze, plan and optimize production schedules and inventory levels within the constraints of supply chain
  • Support purchasing with contract negotiation and vendor management with the objective of process improvements and overall cost savings


Additional Requirements:


  • Post secondary education in business administration or Operations management or Supply Chain
  • Background experience in a regulated environment
  • Five years experience in Supply Chain, logistics, production planning functions within a manufacturing company.
  • Operations Management certification is desirable.
  • Requires intermediate knowledge of area of responsibility and application of a variety of established systems and techniques in Supply Chain.
  • Thorough understanding of manufacturing databases and shop floor control




Posted: October 14, 2016
Closes:December 13, 2016
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