Supply Chain Analyst
The Supply Chain Analyst will manage and maximize efficiency of inventory planning, control, and forecasting in order to maintain lowest working capital while achieving required levels of customer service; analyze distributor inventory levels and help drive reports that sales can use to optimize product orders; and provide help with demand planning. Reporting to the Sr. Manager - Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning (SIOP), this position will help drive process improvement to support our fast growing company.
- Lead monthly inventory reconciliation process while working to streamline the process to improve accuracy
- Develop and maintain statistical inventory strategy for each SKU by warehouse location
- Implement optimized weekly process to analyze inventory levels and demand requirements in order to ensure product is in the right warehouse location at the right time at the optimal cost
- Orchestrate cross-functional collaboration and alignment on SKU rationalization which lead to recommendations for product lifecycle management
- Promote on-going continuous improvement and evolution of inventory and reconciliation processes
- Help evaluate the impact of key demand and supply changes, risks, and opportunities and develop scenarios considering trade-offs that drive overall business performance
- Drive accountability and process improvement based on key performance metrics and targets
- Use current SIOP toolkit to help drive distributor proper inventory levels to reduce distributor out of stock situations
- Work with Retail System team to develop reporting that will support SIOP cycle
- Facilitate demand planning meetings and use information from sales, marketing, and business insights to update demand planning database
- Analyze and develop system driven reports that lead to actionable information for supply chain, sales, and marketing teams
- As needed, create monthly PowerPoint slides to support SIOP cycle
Education and Experience
- Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Engineering or equivalent; advanced degrees or certifications beneficial
- 3 years related experience and/or training in operations planning, supply and demand balancing, operations management, production control, inventory management or master scheduling experience required; or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Supply Chain Management or other professional designation a plus; Lean, Six Sigma, CSCMP, APICS, CPIM, CSCP a plus
Language - Ability to read and interpret documents such as contracts, operating instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Mathematical - Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Reasoning - Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Analytical with background in demand planning & forecasting and/or supply/capacity planning.
Computer - ERP familiarity, Microsoft AX a plus; Advanced MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; Experience evaluating and implementing "Bolt on" tools
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
Office environment; minimal travel required
PBC takes pride in developing and promoting talent as an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. By fostering a diverse business environment, PBC welcomes opportunities to learn from each other, our customers, and business partners.
See Inside the Office of Pabst Brewing Company
Founded in 1844, Pabst Brewing Company hosts over two dozen American beer and malt liquor brands—including Pabst Blue Ribbon, Schlitz, Old Milwaukee, Old Style, and Colt 45. A producer of high-quality products, Pabst beers have won over 70 Great American Beer Festival and World Beer Cup medals since the mid-1990s, and it retains a loyal following of beer lovers around the world.
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