Senior Specialist, Implementation

This position will be located onsite in Staten Island.

What Implementation Management contributes to Cardinal Health

Implementation Management is responsible for planning, organizing and leading solution implementations. Manages project plans, resources, and commitments to the customer. May be involved in budgeting and financial requirements. Monitors and tracks the progress of implementations. Partners with sales and the customer early in the process to develop implementation project plans. Works with management and peers to develop consistent methodologies based on best practices for efficiently implementing solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • The Implementation Analysts are trained to specialize on various facets of implementation:
  • Conducting physical inventories (PI)
  • Analysis of data and recommendations for action
  • Right-sizing inventory, including consolidation, par assessment and process improvement
  • Implementing technology for program maintenance (IT Solution) if applicable
  • Managing day-to-day supply chain operations (cycle counts, order generation, receiving, order expediting)
  • Managing customer relationship with departmental staff
  • Documentation of savings and contract compliance

Analysts are either account or project specific.  Account specific analysts will work primarily at that account for the duration of the contract period, with some project work at other locations.  Travel requirements are 25%. Account-specific positions are generally assigned to an individual geographically close to the account(s). Proximity to a major airport is preferred.

Requirements:

  • Four-year college degree preferred
  • Must have strong analytical skills and be detail/results oriented, dedicated, highly motivated and able to work independently
  • Customer-facing skills and true “self-starter” are critical assets
  • Must be results-oriented with ability to manage shifting priorities on multiple accounts/projects while meeting tight timelines. Strong communication skills are essential 
  • Intermediate to expert computer skills (MS office, Excel, Access) necessary. Flexibility to work varied hours as needed
  • Knowledge of inventory management and supply chain philosophies
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"Chicago Metro Area"

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