Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions

  • Supply Chain Analyst

    Job Locations US-MI-Grand Rapids
    Primary Posting Location : City
    Grand Rapids
    Primary Posting Location : State/Province
    MI
    Primary Posting Location : Country
    US
    Requisition ID
    2018-155932
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Category
    Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)
  • Summary

    Supply Chain Analyst

     

    The Analyst Supply Chain is responsible for the development and deployment of supply chain processes and vendor management inventory.  The Analyst Supply Chain is also accountable for inventory status data, data integrity and order management.

     

    Advantage Sales & Marketing, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

     

    Responsibilities

    Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC (ASM) is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. ASM services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

     

    Position Summary

    The Analyst Supply Chain is responsible for the development and deployment of supply chain processes and vendor management inventory.  The Analyst Supply Chain is also accountable for inventory status data, data integrity and order management.

     

    Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

    Vendor Management Inventory

    • Generating orders as well as creating and maintaining inventory plans

     Analytical Support

    • Provide analytical support to supply chain projects and initiatives. Manage on-going business needs.

     Business Support

    • Assist Planning and Supply Chain management in meeting designated metrics. Keep open line of communication at all times.

    Performance Analysis

    • Coordinate and research performance data and conduct analysis required to monitor and report technology to streamline and improve the accuracy of the reporting process

    Supervisory Responsibilities

     

    Direct Reports

    This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

     

    Indirect Reports

    This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

     

    Travel and/or Driving Requirements

     

    Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job 

     

    Minimum Qualifications

     

    Education Level: (Required)High School Diploma or GED  or equivalent experience

                                       

                           (Preferred)   Bachelor's Degree  or equivalent experience             

     Field of Study/Area of Experience:  Business degree is preferred; customer service experience; order management expertise

     

    3-5 years of experience in customer service/vendor service

     

    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

    • Strong written communication and verbal communication skills
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Analytical and research Skills
    • Ability to exercise sound judgment
    • Ability to research and analyze data effectively
    • Ability to ensure a high level of service and quality is maintained
    • Strong computer skills including proficiency with SAP, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook
    • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
    • Excellent customer service orientation
    • Ability to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines

     Environmental & Physical Requirements

     

    Office / Sedentary Requirements

     

    Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.  A detailed Environmental and Physical Requirements document is available in the Total Rewards department. 

     

    Additional Information Regarding ASM Job Duties and Job Descriptions

     

    Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. ASM reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law.  ASM shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

     

    Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes.  Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

     

     

    Important Information

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

     

    Are you passionate about Service Excellence, Results, Integrity, Entrepreneurial Focus and Leadership: These are our values at Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC. Come learn why “Winning Together” is more than just words on a piece of paper. It is the vision by which we live our mission as an organization: "To create outstanding value for clients and customers through superior sales execution, operational excellence and innovative marketing services."

     

    Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, ASM shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

     

     

    Advantage Solutions will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance.  All of our positions require the satisfactory completion of a background check. Please be aware that acknowledging or having criminal convictions does not constitute an automatic bar to employment.  Factors including, but not limited to age and time of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, and rehabilitation will be taken into account.

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