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Supply Chain Analyst

Loves


Location:
Oklahoma City, OK
Date:
09/21/2017
2017-09-212017-10-21
Job Code:
 95621
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Supply Chain Analyst

Supply Chain Analyst

Location:  Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73120

Req ID: 95621

BASIC PURPOSE: The Supply Chain Analyst is responsible for support and maintaining the daily merchandising operations initiatives around Love’s supply chain. Build relationships with; application driven support personnel, Love’s internal support teams, category management team, suppliers, and feel comfortable holding all areas accountable in support of merchandising operations objectives.

 

Replenishment

  • Manage vendor order/delivery schedules
  • Lead initiatives for auto replenishment and other supply chain needs
  • Manage allocation and distribution of inventory
  • Ensure product lifecycle accuracy in regards to accurate ordering and receiving
  • Manage vendor relationships and vendor supply chain alignment with Love’s
  • Develop, support, and implement further enhancements to Love’s inventory and replenishment processes

 

Analysis

  • Analyze ongoing inventory levels and forecasting trends
  • Ability to understand process flows, identify gaps, and implement improved process efficiency standards
  • Provide analytical reporting and suggestions to improve supply chain processes
  • Provide analysis, insights, and score-carding of vendor activity

 

Electronic Business to Business

  • Knowledge of EDI processes to support operations
  • Lead initiatives to improve accuracy of information across backend systems
  • Seek objective of 100% electronic communications with suppliers

 

Merchandising Technology

  • Assist in continuous improvements and support of supplier portal application
  • Lead enhanced development and implementation of merchandising applications
  • Responsible for upgrades and regular system maintenance
  • Seek the synergy of other departments in setting and achieving cost saving goals and benefits
  • Coordinate resolution efforts involving category vendors and store management

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:   

  • Education: BA degree or higher in Supply Chain Management or other business related field and/or 5 years relevant work experience
  • Experience:
    • In-depth, hands-on knowledge of retail merchandising systems
    • Knowledge of industry trends, “best practices” and Six Sigma process improvements are preferred 
    • Proven experience with troubleshooting principles, methodologies, and issue resolution techniques
    • Knowledge and usage of retail analytics software and tableau dash boarding

       

      SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

      Skills:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Highly motivated self-starter 
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills
  • Customer service driven
  • Experience working in a team-oriented and collaborative environment  

    Typical Physical Demands:

  • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping
  • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator
  • Requires normal range of hearing and vision
  • Travel required as needed
  • On-call availability

 

Job Function(s): Operations; Other; Retail

Clean Places, Friendly Faces. It's been the guiding principle at Love's for more than 50 years, and it's leading us into the future. We're passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with plenty of fuel, food and supplies. Love's has two primary kinds of stores. Our 'Country Stores' are fueling stations with a convenience store attached. The larger 'Travel Stops' are located on interstate highways and offer additional amenities such as food from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and more. 

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.


Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Supply, Merchandising, Supply Chain Manager, Category Manager, Operations, Retail

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