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Operations Analyst, Supply Management

BioLife Plasma Services, LP
Bannockburn, IL 60015
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Job Description


  • Positions Collaborates and provides support to a network of 150+ Plasma Center locations, in relation to supply chain operations and analytics.
  • Responsible to provide analytical support to the operations function under minimal supervision.
  • Incumbent proactively participates in processes improvement initiatives and makes recommendations for system refinements within the operations function.


  • Place purchase orders as needed for; new center openings, centers and 3rd party collections
  • Create cost saving opportunities through competitive bidding, negotiations, etc., while maintaining ethical practices and win-win outcomes for both parties.
  • Works closely with other functions to represent the business needs of the operations function.
  • Represents the operation function in the area of information technology and systems.
  • Develop understanding of all relevant purchasing/logistics processes to manage day-to-day activities such as open POs and inventory levels.
  • Supports program evaluation efforts and identifies opportunities for process improvement
  • Identify and initiate efforts to improve all facets of the demand planning and ordering processes.
  • Collaborate on improving Operations performance, productivity, efficiency, and profitability.
  • Performs cost benefit analysis for supplier efficiency programs and other supply chain projects that may affect Supply Chain KPIs
  • Coordinates across multiple organization and departments and responsible for communication of relevant information


Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise

  • Online platform knowledge such as: Ariba, Coupa, SAP, etc.
  • Proficient in Microfost products including: Excel and Word.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with strong technology application and analytical skills.


  • Integrity
  • Fairness
  • Honesty
  • Perseverance

Decision-making and Autonomy

  • Ability to make decisions quickly with centers and vendors.
  • Ability to drive decisions through Influence.


  • Good communication skills with various center and corporate teams.
  • Strong capability to engage, communicate and work effectively with individuals of varying job levels, geographic locations and dispositions.


  • Ability to work in current systems and provide feedback on making those systems better.


  • Ability to multi-task day to day tasks.
  • Ability to break down complex situations into manageable pieces
  • Conceptualizes big picture and considers upstream and downstream impact of decisions



  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Minimum of two to five years professional experience.


  • Three or more years of experience with: Database Management, Distribution/Supply operations, and Inventory/Order management systems
  • Associates Degree


  • FLSA Exempt
  • Up to 5% US-Domestic Travel


Bannockburn, IL

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Posted: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-04-24
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