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Supply Chain Analyst

Interested in moving to Chicago? Our client is a global foods manufacture HQ in Chicago. Candidates that we have placed there describe the environment as a team oriented, dynamic with a lot of advancement opportunities. They are expanding and hiring for a few Supply Chain Analysts. They are looking for fresh graduates with degrees in Supply Chain management and candidates with 2-7 years of experience in supply chain. They are looking to hire smart, talented, supply chain professionals that want to grow there careers..
Responsibilities:

Generate supply and demand plans for suppliers and distribution centers
Provide analytics support to product leaders, supply planners, and promotions teams to facilitate critical decision-making to the management of the supply chain
Configure demand and fulfillment planning parameters to update rules and desired output
Interpret supply and demand plan outputs as well as provide analysis to support operational, tactical, and strategic planning of Supply Planners, Promotions, and Product Category Leaders
Analyze planning process performance & accuracy and address forecast error and bias
Work with members of other departments to design and build additional planning capabilities
Requirements:
Bachelor's degree is a must. Ideally in - Economics, Supply Chain Management, Business or a related field. Masters, MBA, APICS or CSCP is a plus.
0-5 years' experience in planning, forecasting or supply chain operations. Internship experience is required if a fresh graduate
Must have strong skills with Microsoft Office Suites (Excel, Access); SAP, Oracle Databases and direct experience with MRP planning tools is a plus
Supply chain experience should include - inventory, production planning, scheduling, etc.
Participation in S&OP
Strong customer service and analytical skills, and a superior level of communication (verbal and written)
Must be a strong team player/participator with the ability to work in a self-directed, dynamic work environment.
Attention to detail - millions and millions of SKU's
Will interface with fortune 500 clients so should have excellent communication skills - both verbal and written


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