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Supply Chain Analyst, Walmart

Company: Newell Brands
Location: Bentonville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title: Supply Chain Analyst, Walmart

Location: Bentonville, AR

Job Description

The priority of this role is to identify, direct, and align the operational resources required to successfully and profitably manage the account's supply chain needs. This position requires a solid understanding of customer replenishment procedures and supply chain topics such as omni-channel replenishment, inventory management, transportation management, OTIF, Retail Link, forecast/demand planning, and order/product flow. The Supply Chain Analyst must be able to effectively recognize supply chain improvement areas, create related KPIs, and successfully communicate the KPIs across the organization to drive the activities which facilitate sales growth, profitability gains, customer service metrics improvements, and reputational capital gains.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Replenishment - The Supply Chain Analyst is the primary point of contact with the customer for replenishment of Newell Brands business segments. He/She will be responsible for aligning resources and directing activities such as: Reporting of customer KPIs and internal supply chain metrics, root cause analysis, and spotting inventory trends. The Supply Chain Analyst will examine the impact of customer inventory tactics/policies on shipments and inventory goals both at the customer and internally. He/She will strive to maximize customer replenishment metrics.
  • Sales Interaction - The Supply Chain Analyst provides ongoing guidance and support to the Sales Teams regarding forecasting direction, supply chain issues, freight management, transportation trends, capacity updates, and a wide variety of operational/supply chain inputs to support the business' objectives.
  • Distribution & Transportation Leadership - The Supply Chain Analyst is designated as the subject matter expert on distribution & transportation topics and order flow execution at their customer. As such, the account team utilizes this person to identify key improvement opportunities to minimize the cost of servicing the business to either partner. Projects may include volume analysis, creating event load planning recommendations, optimizing cube capacity, lead-time analysis, identifying alternative shipment modes, MOQ recommendations, and a variety of other solutions which may optimize Newell Brands' and the customer's distribution costs. This position will routinely share best practices with his/her pears and with the business segments in order to drive ongoing reduction in the cost to serve.
  • Forecasting - The Supply Chain Analyst aligns with the customer and Newell Brands teams to identify and interpret the key demand signals and their corresponding impacts on customer and internal inventory positions. Frequent communication with the customer's Replenishment and Financial Planning Teams will be used to contribute information to the forecasting of replenishment, promotional events, and modular updates.

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree with a Business background preferred, but a proven track record of successful experience will also be considered.

Work Experience Requirements:

  • 2+ years Walmart business experience addressing customer supply chain tasks.
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite
  • Retail Link experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Sound financial acumen
  • Customer service focused
  • SAP - APO and Power BI experience a plus

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Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal OpportunityEmployers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: Newell Brands, Springdale , Supply Chain Analyst, Walmart, Other , Bentonville, Arkansas

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