Supply Chain Specialist

Heidelberg Distributing Company - Evendale, OH (30+ days ago)4.1


Job title
Supply Chain Specialist
Reports to
Supply Chain Team Leader

Job Summary

The Supply Chain Specialist is a member of the back of the house Sales Support Team that supports the Heidelberg Sales and Service activity. The objective is to maintain product availability for our customer accounts at the required service level, increase inventory turns, and optimize profitability.
The core responsibilities include managing inventory for a portfolio of suppliers. The portfolio may specialize on a specific category/origin of product which is purchased for all Heidelberg divisions.
The Specialist may be responsible to work with a local division as the point of contact. They should relay information between the Supply Chain team, Sales, Operations and Logistics departments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Work with Sales regarding Sales forecasting, program goals, and new items.
Determine inventory plan, document and execute for each supplier.
Review pricing calendars and time purchases to optimize buying opportunities. Review PO pricing.
Using the Purchasing software, adjust system forecast, order, track, and manage ETA.
Review inventory, oversee incoming and outgoing transfer requests.
Communicate Margin Exception issues.
Select logistics routing and PO quantities to optimize freight costs.
Review lead and transit times, adjust formulas to sustain product flow.
Execute inventory rebalancing to reduce closeouts and aging of inventory.
Identify overstock items and seek resolution.
Communicate supplier and logistics issues.
Maintain item fields in VIP.

Qualifications and Requirements [Include Training/Certification]

Qualifications include:
BS in Business OR experience in Supply Chain.
Outlook and Excel required.
Essential: Ability to multi-task, communication skills, analytic approach, team player, organized, ambitious, works independently to achieve success.
Extra: APICS or ISM certificate

Working Conditions [Include Hours, Time of Shift]
Travel to statewide meetings.
Core hours of business: Monday thru Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm.