Supply Chain Analyst

GAF Materials Corporation - Parsippany, NJ (30+ days ago)3.5


ESSENTIAL DUTIES

GAF is looking for a data-driven, intellectually curious analyst with proven experience in complex problem solving, driving actionable insights, and championing innovative thinking to join our Supply Chain team. With over 30 manufacturing sites, dozens of distribution facilities, hundreds of suppliers, and thousands of carriers, GAF’s supply chain continues to grow in size and complexity.

The Supply Chain Analyst will be responsible and accountable for cost, service, and process execution analyses related to the planning, procurement, and movement of raw materials through our manufacturing sites as well as planning, warehousing, fulfillment, and distribution of finished goods through our distribution network to our customers. The Supply Chain Analyst will deliver analysis, insights, reporting solutions / tools, data visualizations, and overall supply chain enhancements that drive service, cost savings, and business value across the entire supply chain. Additionally, the Supply Chain Analyst will be responsible for relative industry research, capturing insights or trends and developing solutions to drive action and assist in delivering desired results. The Supply Chain Analyst will also participate in the development and completion of the annual Supply Chain Plan, establishing key company goals that drive the operation forward.

The Supply Chain Analyst will work collaboratively with key leaders across the Supply Chain organization and have the opportunity to lead major projects and strategic initiatives covering key areas such as transportation, warehousing, supply chain planning, demand forecasting, supply chain systems, procurement, and purchasing. The Supply Chain Analyst will also work cross-functionally with key members from Business Intelligence, IT, Finance, Sales, Marketing, Customer Care, and other key functions.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
20% Identify cost savings, productivity & process improvements, and other supply chain enhancement opportunities through applying technical, analytical, and critical thinking skills. Generate insights, develop solutions, drive action, and assist in delivering results.

20% Lead / Participate and deliver assigned components of the Annual Plan as required for the Supply Chain organization. Analyze risks and opportunities related to the Plan, provide insights, recommendations, and communicate key updates, milestones, and changes.

15% Develop and distribute critical Supply Chain standard reporting (all metrics related to cost, service, planning, execution, forecasting, and industry indexing). Utilize technical skills to improve and automate reporting as well as to identify and develop new metrics, reports / visualizations, and tools to drive action throughout the supply chain organization. Identify and communicate key trends and insights related to all standard reporting.

15% Assist in managing spend and mitigating risk related to the planning and procurement of raw & indirect materials. Assist in maintaining and controlling spend related to planning, warehousing, distribution, transportation, and other key supply chain functions. Research and monitor industry trends that impact supply chain, collect relative information and insights, and communicate across the supply chain organization.

Provide analytical support and identify improvement opportunities through ad-hoc analysis and reporting in all areas relating to transportation, warehousing, supply chain planning, demand forecasting, supply chain systems, procurement, and purchasing. Generate insights and recommendations, drive action, and assist in delivering results.

Provide analytical support and suggested path forward in major Supply Chain projects, such as the opening/closing of manufacturing facilities or distribution locations, identifying new supply chain systems or technology, determining new raw material suppliers, identifying optimal location for new facilities, and overall support related to potential acquisitions.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Technical Knowledge/Skills

Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint
Advance proficiency in use of business intelligence software (i.e. Tableau , TM1, OLAP)
Advanced proficiency in use of predictive analytics programs or languages (i.e. Alteryx, R, Python, or other Statistical Methods)
Intermediate level knowledge of Logistics Management Systems (TMS, WMS, FMS, etc.)
Intermediate level knowledge of planning and inventory management systems, such as forecasting, process control, and inventory reporting
General Knowledge/Skills

Advanced critical thinking, problem solving, & analytical skills
Advanced verbal and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Strong attention to detail
Ability to multi-task & handle multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to work independently but also as a team player
Intermediate level planning skills
General knowledge of transportation, logistics, supply chain and/or finance
Education/Experience

BA/BS Degree in Business, Finance, Logistics/Supply Chain, or Engineering
3-5 years related experience in a Logistics/Supply Chain or Business Analytics environment
APICS certification desirable
Travel Requirements : 5-10%

We believe our employees are our greatest resource. We offer competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all full time permanent positions. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and GAF, SGI, and Siplast are proud to be affirmative action employers. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. If applying for positions in the U.S., must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit).