Senior Analyst, Supply Chain Inventory/Purchasing

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.


  • handle all aspects of planning – forecasting, near term supply planning, as well as Lead Time
  • substantial analytics and project based work
  • Collaboration, technical process, communication, and a proactive approach are key to success in this role.
  • SAP knowledge preferred
  • Trouble shooting
  • Future planning
  • Replenishments


  • Bachelor degree, or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years experience
  • 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 possbile solutions to a variety of technical problems and takes actions to resolve
  • Applies judgment within defined parameters
  • Receives general guidance may receive more detailed instruction on new projects
  • Work reviewed for sound reasoning and accuracy