Recruiting Source International Supply Chain Analyst in Sealy, Texas

Supply Chain Analyst

Sealy, TX

The Supply Chain Analyst under the leadership of one of the Managers within Supply Chain, will support customer demand requirements for Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and non-OEM production and service products. The Analyst will 1) collaborate and communicate with internal stakeholders and suppliers; 2) develop and improve consensus forecast and orders; 3) analyze information and identify and participate in continuous improvement opportunities associated with aligning supply with customer/operational demand signals.

Reliable, consistent, on-site attendance is a requirement. This position requires you to be punctual and dependable in order to meet the needs of the business; including attending and participating in local and remote meetings and presentations. Periodically may be required to perform activities outside of normal working hours.

  • Proactively gather data and information, review, analyze, and actively collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to achieve consensus and meet dynamic customer demand signals (i.e. marketing, promotions, penetration rates, new product, life cycle demand, seasonality, special activities, etc.).

  • Develop, adjust, and improve forecast accuracy.

  • Develop, analyze, and align planning with production and demand forecasts based on suppliers, product manufacturing, logistics, and total internal and external lead time while prioritizing most impactful if forecasts are too high/low, longer cycle or lengthy transit times.

  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results.

  • Analyze, prioritize and coordinate replenishment activities that maximize customer service levels while minimizing order to receipt cycle time and system/logistics costs.

  • Must be able to make optimal purchasing decisions within established policy, current inventory, and sales expectations and make adjustments identified by exception reports.

  • Utilize information including: lead times, minimum order requirements, logistics and production capacity, shelf- life, collaborative forecasts, part maintenance/supersessions.

  • Responsible for optimizing product allocation to customers when required (i.e. if limited supply) while following company policies/procedures.

  • Understand, navigate, and identify/recommend improvement opportunities in both systematic and manual allocation processes.

  • Proactively collaborate, communicate, and partner with internal/external stakeholders to successfully coordinate and improve product launch, end of life, and transitions while effectively balancing sales and obsolescence.

  • Develop, maintain, and improve reports that summarize planning/forecasting, and operational outcomes.

  • Be able to query, mine data/information, analyze, format and communicate effectively and efficiently.

  • Proactively participate and coordinate cross-functional activities to improve outcomes, reconcile variances, and refine the forecast models.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position does not have any direct supervisory responsibilities. May participate in project or process improvement teams. Some project management. Coordinate all support activities for assigned business units and assigned customers.


Education and Experience requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university; plus 3 to 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills and problem solving and decision making skills.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in statistics, forecasting and forecasting methods with an understanding of operations and financial impacts.

  • Demonstrated attention to detail

  • Strong collaboration skills and experience. Computer literacy -- able to navigate and operate a computer at an advanced level (Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Power Point, SharePoint, Internet Explorer) Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Demand Resource Planning (DRP), Material Resource Planning (MRP), Business Intelligence (BI) platforms, and data warehouse (or similar) experience is preferred.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

For optimal performance, the jobholder in this position would be expected to perform with a sense of urgency while applying the appropriate knowledge, skills, and abilities listed in these areas.


*Business Insight *Customer Focus *Manages Complexity *Action Oriented *Plans and Aligns *Drives Result *Ensures Accountability *Collaborates *Interpersonal *Savvy *Communicates Effectively *Organizational Savvy *Self-Development *Demonstrates Self Awareness *Nimble Learning *Being Resilient

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations*

Valid driver's license required APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) certification or other forecasting certification preferred

Physical Requirements

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of the job, the associate is required on a daily basis to analyze and interpret data, communicate, and remain in a stationary position for a significant amount of the work day; and frequently access, input, and retrieve information from the computer and other office productivity devices. The associate is regularly required to move about the office and around the various facilities. The associate is occasionally required to travel to other sites, including out-of-state, where applicable, for business. The associate must frequently move up to 10 pounds and occasionally move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While the job is generally performed in an office environment, the associate is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, areas in which moving mechanical parts, fumes, toxic or caustic chemicals are present, and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the office environment is typically quiet, but the associate may be occasionally exposed to loud noise levels. Associate will also be asked to travel to remote locations, as well as several out of state locations. Occasional overnight travel may be required.

*Is eligible to legally work in the United States.

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