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Senior Supply Chain Analyst

Company: Foremost Farms
Location: Madison
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Senior Supply Chain AnalystCURRENT LOCATION: Baraboo, WisconsinFUTURE LOCATION: Madison, WisconsinREPORTS TO: Customer Fulfillment Manager (CFM)CLASSIFICATION: ExemptPOSITION SUMMARYThis position is responsible for process development and governance related to inventory management across the Foremost Farms network. Key objectives are to maximize order fulfillment and customer service at the lowest total cost of ownership. This position provides a cross functional linkage between Operations, Supply Chain and Sales Account Coordinators. The ability to think and operate strategically, display creativity and innovation, influence effectively across functional boundaries and focus on the needs of the customer and the business are critical to success in the role.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. The essential functions of this job include, but are not limited to:

  • Optimize inventory levels across network to maximize customer service and minimize exposure.
    • Proactively identify and resolve order fulfillment issues, serving as point of contact to commercial facing teams.
      • Ensures supply chain has effective root cause problem solving activities and successful identification of systemic issues and corrective action.
        • Assist in set up, maintenance and harmonization of master data parameters.
          • Plan and execute data mining, data integration, trend analysis, report development and custom analytics to create solutions for supply chain management objectives.
            • Audit inventory processes to ensure compliance and adherence with standards.
              • Assist in process design and work simplification programs related to supply chain network.
                • Develop analytical frameworks that focus on core supply chain performance standards.
                  • Lead physical inventories within Foremost network.
                    • Experience with ERP implementation a plus.
                      • Experience multitasking and pivoting throughout the day based on prioritization changes.
                        • Occasional travel for work, up to 33% of the time.
                          • Other duties as assigned.REQUIRED COMPETENCIESThe following are required competencies of the position that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job:
                            • Computer Skills: Knowledge/experience with Oracle and/or SAP systems is preferable. Ability to operate all information technology related business systems, programs and applications in a manner that achieves efficiency, accuracy, and relevancy of information processing and reporting as it applies to this position. Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, including the use of e-mail, calendar, task, and contact features, in addition to Word. PowerPoint and Excel. Strong computer/data analysis skills and experience with tools such as Excel, Power Pivot, Access, SQL, Power BI, etc.
                              • Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents. Ability to process routine reports and correspondences. Ability to speak effectively to and communicate with employees and applicants of the organization. Ability to effectively present information to other employees of the organization. Requires excellent telephone skills. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present complex information and respond to inquiries from management and other employee and external groups.
                                • Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.
                                  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Must have the ability to interpret and analyze a variety of inventory reports and data repositories.
                                    • Other Skills & Abilities: Requires excellent written and oral communication skills. Above average capacity to use computer software/hardware. General ability to operate standard business machines. Above average communication skills. The ability to drive a motor vehicle and maintaining a valid driver's license.PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENTThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
                                      • Physical Demands - Employee is frequently (more than 75% of time) required to: use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls, sit; to verbally communicate; and to hear. The employee is occasionally (up to 33% of the time) required to walk and stand. The employee must occasionally (up to 33% of the time) lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
                                        • Work Environment - Employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne participles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
                                          • Protective Equipment - No protective equipment is generally required.EDUCATION & EXPERIENCEThe preferred education for this position is a bachelor's degree in supply chain management, business administration, industrial engineering, or related field of study. CPIM, CSCP, CLTD professional certification(s) are preferred.AAP/EEO STATEMENTIt is the policy of Foremost Farms USA to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disabilities, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.ABOUT USForemost Farms USA, headquartered in Baraboo, Wis., is a world-class supplier of cheese, dairy products, and ingredients to national and international markets. As a dairy cooperative, we are owned by the 1,100 dairy farmers who supply our high-quality milk. Our flexible, diverse plant network allows us to manufacture products and ingredients that are most in-demand - and provide a strong, secure market for our member-owners' milk.We're looking for employees who challenge the status quo, innovate and aim for excellence. Because we're working to be the world's best - to Be Foremost - we'll bring out the best in you.Are you ready to Be Foremost?Please apply at: www.foremostfarms.comEqual Opportunity EmployerMinorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled are encouraged to apply.Successful completion of pre-employment testing is required, which could include a drug test, physical, audiogram, background check, education check and credit check.Foremost Farms USA will comply with OSHA vaccine mandates.

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