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VIVA USA Inc Material Flow Analyst in Davenport, Iowa

Description: Establishes the material flow and movement strategy for the raw material, WIP and complete goods. Ensures that there is optimized material movement that results in increased productivity and efficiency, reduction of inventory levels as well as higher inventory accuracy. Duties: Evaluates current logistics flow through the facility for slow moving vs. fast moving materials. Performs root cause analysis; determines corrective action for appropriate material replenishment and flow throughout the factory. Establishes and monitors line side inventory levels and presentation. Plans material replenishment strategies to support variable build levels and inventory accuracy while minimizing material handling costs. Establishes and creates triggers based on raw material or complete goods replenishment cycles and lead times. Determines correct inventory location for raw materials and complete goods inventory. Plans raw material and In Process storage strategies. Serves as expert for Warehouse Management portion of SAP, determining zones for warehouse locations. Establishes SAP system parameters to drive material to its point of use. Serves as transportation resource to unit operations personnel to assure optimal carrier selection for shipment and delivery and to facilitate compliance with appropriate governmental regulations. Reviews and analyzes freight cost to optimize services and cost and manages all freight loss, product damage, overcharge, trailer and container detention and service related claims in order to minimize costs. Specific Position Requirements Job may entail duties across multiple shifts. Applicants must understand that off-shift hours of input are highly likely throughout the year as well as weekend/daily Overtime Metatarsals are required for the first day Looking for a Material Flow Analyst. This position will be onsite from day one and will focus on inventory accuracy aspects. This position performs root cause analysis and problem resolution related to the inventory cycle count process and resolves production inventory issues. Required skills: ADVANCED Microsoft Excel user, spreadsheet analysis, functions, charting. Ability to collect data from various sources and problem solve. Ability to interact with multiple functional groups to collect data and resolve issues. Looking for candidates to have degree in Business related field. High attention to detail is a must. Note : open to recent grads, with no experience bachelor’s degree required. Contingent workers will not be driving the client vehicle while on assignment . This is a 1st shift position - Monday-Friday 6am-2:30pm 40-50 hours per week, including some weekends/OT, All positions are subject to changing schedules (flex as needed). All candidates NEED to be flexible to work schedule as OT and shift preference will change College Degree preferred Microsoft Office experience required VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.