Supply Chain Specialist

Posted 26 Jul 2022

Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin - United States

Req Id 253186



A career with EMD Electronics is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Electronics is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.


Everything we do in EMD Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers. 

Your Role:


As the Supply Chain Specialist for container planning at EMD Electronics in Sheboygan Falls, WI, you will review the demand and utilization of container fleets to determine whether we have a sufficient stock of containers in the right places at the right time within the supply chain to support our global service levels. You will interact and lead meetings with various teams on topics which include: sales and customer service to review customer holdings, marketing to review new business opportunities, finance on status of the capex budget, sourcing on quoting and priorities and buyers on fleet purchasing requirements.  You will also provide back-up coverage for various planning functions for NA Planning team, help define and document processes/work instructions and miscellaneous duties as required.


This position offers a hybrid work from home model.

Who You Are:


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3+ years’ experience in planning, production, inventory, and/or purchasing OR Associate degree with 5+ years’ experience in planning, inventory, purchasing experience and/or other supply chain positions
  • 3+ years of experience with SAP ERP/APO systems


Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years creating and maintaining databases
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Business, Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics, or Supply Chain Management
  • ASCM/APICS certification
  • Six sigma Green Belt or higher
  • Demonstration of process improvements/project management
  • able to combine and analyze data sets in Excel using multiple formula types including a combination of vlookup, xlookup, concatenate, IF statements and ability to create pivot tables
  • Ability to effectively present and communicate at multiple levels of the organization.
  • Self-starter with ability to lead projects



What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!


Curious? Chat with one of our curious minds on our interactive Q&A platform and catch a glimpse of our people, values, and culture. You can also apply and find more information at
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If you are a resident of NYC, Connecticut or Colorado, you are eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday, for assistance.


The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.


As an employee of the Company, you will be required to comply with all of the Company’s COVID-19 safety protocols and policies. The organization has currently suspended enforcement of its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, but that policy may be reinstated by the Company in its discretion.

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