Supply Chain Analyst III in Lakeland, FL at ITW Polymers and Fluids

Date Posted: 7/9/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Responsible for the planning and procurement of assigned items and developing and executing buying strategies at the optimum cost / quality relationship.
• Independently perform 80/20 and MRD analysis of assigned materials.
• Independently initiates and creates purchase orders for the acquisition of materials and their timely arrival.
• Ensure that required materials are available to support manufacturing requirements and/or customer orders.
• Responsible for inventory levels of assigned materials.
• Provides in depth assistance in researching Cycle Count issues.
• Research the cause of unavailable material to meet customer order(s) and / or backorders. As well as recommend / implement improvements.
• Interface with CSR’s, Manufacturing personnel and Shipping personnel in relation to all activities regarding availability of assigned materials and/or finished goods.
• Confers with production, quality and shipping/receiving personnel to discuss defective and/or unacceptable goods/services and determines corrective actions.
• Under the guidance of the Supply Chain Manager negotiate claims and resolves complaints due to unacceptable goods/services with suppliers.
• Administer the activities associated with the P.A.C.K. processes which include executing run-out analysis and ensuring final disposition of obsolete materials.
• Proactively manage assigned suppliers utilizing a continuous improvement process which includes periodic evaluation of supplier performance, identification of areas for improvement and the implementation of corrective actions.
• As required, executes Supplier Evaluations and reports results both internally and to the suppliers.
• Analyze market and industry conditions and develops supply recommendations.
• Develops RFP’s for assigned materials.
• Reviews supplier proposals and recommends supply chain strategy.
• Meets with sales representatives and suppliers.
• Research and recommend alternate suppliers.
• Identify, achieve and report cost savings / avoidances activities and inventory levels versus goals
• Develops and executes tracking reports (Commodity Pricing, Mix Analysis, Raw Material Usage,) for assigned and purchased commodities and categories.
• Maintains records of items purchased, costs, delivery, product performance and inventories.
• Demonstrates Infor database management skills by ensuring that all purchasing data is inputted and maintained on a timely and accurate basis to include, but not be limited to item master, supplier records, etc.
• Administrator of all paperwork associated with area of Supply Chain responsibility

Ancillary Duties and Responsibilities:

• Leads the contract negotiations with the guidance of the Supply Chain Manager.
• Other duties as assigned

• B.A. / B.S degree required (preferably in Supply Chain Management, Purchasing or Business)
• Minimum 7 years’ experience and a Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline.
• Exceptional knowledge of Purchasing / Scheduling / Planning fundamentals in a manufacturing environment.
• Exceptional knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (especially Excel), and ERP purchasing / planning / accounting systems.
• Institute of Supply Management Certification ISM certification and / or A.P.I.C.S (American Production and Inventory Control Society) certification, preferred, not required.
• Able to assist the Supply Chain Manager or lead in the training of all departmental personnel in all aspects, including systems, of Supply Chain Management.
• Exhibited capability in the leadership of employees, whether inter- or intra-departmental, through either tasks forces, committees, etc.
• Capable or has potential to lead the Supply Chain Department in the absence of its manager.
• Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
• A wide degree of creativity, latitude and knowledge of sound decision making processes are expected.
• A high level of willingness to learn is expected of this individual along with strong teamwork skills.
• Collaborative team player. Ability to work across a matrix environment and all levels of the organization. Partner and work effectively with cross functional internal management and support teams on projects.
• Must demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills, both internally and externally, in resolving
business issues.
• Ability to define problems, collects data, and establishes facts
• Able to operate independently, previous experience in negotiation, supplier management, RFP initiation and execution.

This job description should not be construed to include every function or responsibility that may arise. Successful candidates will perform tasks as assigned or as deemed necessary in the course of day to day operations.