Supply Chain Analyst


The supply chain analyst works under the general direction and guidance of the Manager of Supply Chain Analysis. Supply chain analysts plan inventory levels that satisfy the customer service target for product availability and that minimize working capital, transportation and warehousing costs.

Primary Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Process owner of the demand planning and inventory replenishment processes.

  • Issues purchase orders, buy plans, sales and demand forecasts.

  • Reviews weekly sales and finished goods inventory data and advises sales and category management personnel of unexpected sales trends and/or inventory balances.

  • Assists in long-range capacity planning to determine working capital requirements.

  • Act as major communication link between sales, customer service, quality, and supply chain.

  • Analyze Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and maintain inventory at planned levels.

  • Produce and analyze weekly Pipeline and Open-To-Buy (OTB) reports.

  • Will assist in increasing inventory turns.

  • Issue PO’s in support of inventory and customer service level agreements (SLAs).

  • Monitor forecast errors and take corrective action as needed when metrics are not achieved.

  • Identify, evaluate and implement cost savings and/or continuous improvement opportunities.

  • Lead implementation of lean supply chain strategies.

  • Monthly vendor scorecards.

  • Establish and provide timely analysis of reports.

  • Maintain ERP system data integrity.

  • Create monthly buy plans for each vendor in accordance with department demands.

  • Ensure inventory spend stays within budget.

  • Communicate change in MOQ and obsolete products to Category Management.

  • Make recommendations for discontinuation of products based on thorough analysis.

  • Create ad hoc reports.

  • Maintain data integrity of purchases and products.

  • Other duties as directed by the Director of Global Supply Chain.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, related field or commensurate experience required.

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in demand and supply planning and management.

Necessary Specialized Training, Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

  • Through knowledge of demand planning, inventory management, MS Excel, MRP.

  • Must have excellent analytical abilities.

  • Demonstrated ability to interact with functional departments, plants and suppliers.

  • Excellent team working skills.

  • Excellent time management and project management skills.

  • Integrity, sense of responsibility, sense of urgency, independent judgment.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.

  • APICS, CPIM, CPSM or CSCP certification preferred.


We believe in equal employment and advancement opportunities for all people, based on ability, potential and record of accomplishment.

If you think you are right for the role, please email your resume and cover letter to Make sure to include the job title in the subject of the email.

We look forward to hearing from you!