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Director of Supply Chain Strategy and Analytics (North Mankato, MN)
Senior Writer and Researcher (Minnetonka, MN)




Director of Supply Chain Strategy and Analytics (North Mankato, MN)
November 29, 2018
A leading publisher of children’s books and materials for library, classroom, and trade seeks a Director of Supply Chain Strategy and Analytics to join our Customer Fulfillment team.

Capstone combines a passion for helping foster a powerful love of reading and learning with the talent to create award-winning books and media.

The Director of Supply Chain Strategy and Analytics is responsible for establishing and implementing a clear supply chain strategy that is aligned with business needs and provides a competitive advantage as it relates to procurement, logistics, and materials and inventory management. This position works with the other departments of Capstone to ensure that the company’s goals and objectives are met or exceeded within a framework of policies, objectives, and budgets that are agreed to with management.

Essential functions:
  1. Manages inventory and establishes controls to ensure Capstone is operating at the highest level of performance based on key performance metrics and minimized supply chain risk

  2. Leads the department in optimization and use of Procurement and Sourcing modules of companywide ERP system.

  3. Recruit, train and supervise supply chain staff to coordinate the company’s purchases.

  4. Administer and direct daily activities of the supply chain department to assure that appropriate levels of purchases are made.

  5. Oversee the ordering of all books and related materials. Review inventory and usage levels to determine order quantities and timing to obtain the best possible cost while maintaining appropriate inventory levels, maximizing inventory turns and minimizing back orders.

  6. Work with the warehouse and accounting to ensure the timely processing of receive-ins. Match vendor invoices to purchase orders and receive-ins to ensure accurate inventories. Approve and submit invoices to accounting for payment.

  7. Monitor product backorders and communicate with customer service to determine restocking dates to service affected orders.

  8. Provide management with up-to-date pricing on books and other materials to allow accurate product pricing and maintain targeted margins.

  9. Participates in existing and new product planning processes to assure timely acquisition of materials to support product launches

  10. Oversee the processing of claims against vendors for unsatisfactory materials or services.

The ideal candidate will have more than 7 years of experience leading in a supply chain role and a Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field; Master’s degree preferred.

We offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, paid holidays, disability insurance, life insurance, 401k with company match, and a rewarding work environment. Our wages are competitive; we offer training; and the opportunity to thrive in a growing business.

Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer
Pre-Employment Drug Screen and Background Check Required

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Senior Writer and Researcher (Minnetonka, MN)
November 28, 2018
UnitedHealth Group R&D is looking for senior writers with highly polished writing, editing, and research skills to support our scientific leadership team. We also prefer to hire creative and insightful problem solvers, as our writers assist our leadership team in planning innovative healthcare programs. If this sounds like you, read on.

As a senior writer and researcher, you would:
• Get paid to learn, particularly about science- and healthcare-related topics
• Be encouraged innovate and think creatively
• Influence strategies designed to change the healthcare system
• Have a dynamic yet manageable workload
• Be part of an inquisitive and energetic culture
• Work on a team where your voice is heard
• Collaborate with coworkers who are curious, hardworking, and who love to discuss interesting topics

The current team came up with the above list when asked what they love about their jobs. If you’d like to love these things about your job, too, consider coming to work with us.

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