Supply Chain Analyst, Distribution Center

Posted Date: Aug-25-2017

Job ID: 8364

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Distribution Center

City: Goodyear

State: Arizona

What's cool about this job

This intermediate level Supply Chain Analyst contributes to REI’s success by providing for the development, implementation and execution of the company’s global supply chain strategy from point of manufacture to point of retail sale.  This position will work collaboratively within the Global Supply Chain team to manage tactical business processes or systems, work on individual projects directly impacting their managed business portfolio or as a team member in support of large, more complex efforts.  Emphasis will be placed on having more autonomy to produce and improve current processes, systems, and make recommendations for change.  Models and acts in accordance with REI’s guiding values and mission.

The Supply Chain Analyst will be directed in several aspects of their work and will accomplish straightforward tasks without assistance.  General proficiency with the tools, systems, and procedures required to accomplish their work is expected, though they may need to consult with their Manager or Senior Analyst on some technical issues.  This position should hold education and prior work experience in three or more of the following areas: Transportation Management (across all modes & geographies), Trade & Security Compliance, Forecast and Replenishment methodologies, Manufacture and/or Brand Management Planning, Distribution/ Material Handling, and Retail Store Product Logistics.  

  • Compiles, analyzes and models business data and metrics using MS Access, MS Excel and SQL tools
  • Develops and/or refines data collection and analysis tools to measure and manage processes or business metrics
  • Delivers verbal and written reports of projects or managed business processes using Tableau, R, Python, MS PowerPoint and MS Word to document and present the work content
  • Creates reports monthly or bi-weekly
  • Monitors costs or service level agreements with internal or external clients
  • Negotiates or assists in the negotiation of contracts
  • Develops and recommends changes to strategy or process based upon data analysis and/or process testing; work may be reviewed by their Manager or Senior peer on an as needed basis.

Bring your passion and expertise

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Distribution, Material Management, and/or Supply Chain from an accredited institution, preferred
  • 5+ years experience in three or more of the following areas of discipline:  Transportation Management; Trade & Safety Compliance; Forecast and Replenishment Methodologies; Manufacture or Brand Management Planning; Distribution / Material Handling; Retail Store Product Logistics 
  • Certification in LEAN, Six Sigma or APICS, preferred
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft (MS) Excel
  • Intermediate skills in MS Access, MS Powerpoint , Tableau, R, and/or Python
  • Intermediate skills and experience with Visual Basic Script and/or SQL, SAP, Manhattan Associates (WM), and AS400 i-series and/or OS

Why you'll love it here

Join a passionate community of people who believe in one simple truth: an outdoor life is a live well-lived. REI is a co-op, born in the mountains of the Pacific Northwest in 1938. We’re here to help our over 6 million active members have amazing experiences outside—and do the same ourselves. Bring your creativity, customer focus and enthusiasm for living life outdoors—we can’t wait to meet you!

At REI we offer an enviable work environment that has been recognized on the "100 Best Companies to Work For" list since the award's inception – 20 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 140 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 12,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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