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28 Jan 2020

Northwest Supply Chain Analyst – Washington

Posted by Jennifer Mazza, – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #36089

An established food manufacturing organization is seeking an experienced Supply Chain Analyst to join their operation located in WA. The Supply Chain Analyst will be responsible for the development and execution of the production planning, fruit utilization, and inventory capacity for their assigned plants/inventory areas while considering current inventory, obsolescence, lead times, product life cycles and production capacity.  Position establishes and maintains short and long term production, fruit utilization forecasts, and inventory analysis and recommendations.


  • Develop and communicate production plans for the utilization of raw fruit and the production of finished goods. Act as a liaison between sales, fruit procurement and grower services, and plants to coordinate the activities necessary to ensure that customer requirements are being supported through a planning process that marries the timing of raw product and supplies availability with plant capacity constraints.  Interact with support groups (purchasing, I.S., transportation, and customer service) to ensure that the plan is being supported and accomplished.
  • Provide Sales and Operations Planning/IBP Execution and Analytics. Analyze inventory projections and risks and report on capacity risk areas. Provide capacity and inventory modeling, projections, and health metrics innovation.
  • Manage finished goods inventory, maintaining adequate stock to support customer requirements while at the same time minimizing financial exposure. Control inventory targets to guarantee the right coverage in order to avoid lost sales or over stock situations.  Report inventory metrics on a monthly basis.
  • Develop and propose new metrics, recommend strategies to stakeholders for improved business results, and work across the organization to make actionable intelligence available to business stakeholders. Include root cause research to identify process breakdowns within Supply Chain.
  • Assist in the resolution of MRP and planning discrepancies. Develop and provide ad-hoc analysis as needed by the business and/or plants.

Experience and Skill Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management & Operations, Supply Chain Management, or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of planning experience or related discipline with proven progressive leadership and analytical responsibilities.
  • APICS certification, familiarity with ERP systems, excelled Microsoft Excel Skills is strongly preferred.
  • Effectively organize, plan, and execute.
  • Use computers and computer software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.


Salary: DOE, Relocation Assistance, Medical Benefits

Please contact Jennifer Mazza,


Job Categories: Supply Chain, Warehouse, Logistics. Job Types: Northwest. Job expires in Endless.

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