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733320 Deployment Analyst (Exp in Demand & Supply Planning)


Pros2Plan, a Spinnaker Company, is now hiring for a Deployment Analyst ((Exp in Demand/Supply Planning)

Location: Parsippany/ Cherry Hill, NJ

Duration: 6-9 months contract

Bill Rate: Open

Travel Required:No
Location:Parsippany/ Cherry Hill, NJ
Position Type:Contract
Desired Education Level:BS
Description:

SCOPE OF POSITION:

 

As a member of the Supply Chain, the Deployment Analyst will proactively manage a portfolio of skus at the distribution center (DC) level to insure that inventory required to support demand is consistently maintained. The Sr. Deployment Analyst will work cross-functionally with other departments in order to support service level goals and cost guidelines.  The Sr. Deployment Analyst will root cause issues to develop and enact continuous improvement initiatives to better Deployment processes, reduce cost and increase service.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Execute Distribution Resource Planning requirements to maintain appropriate distribution center inventory levels to meet customer demand while minimizing working capital and logistics costs. Takes into account: prioritized customers, products and promotions, plant/warehouse capacity, and lead time.
  • Meet targeted service level while achieving cost metrics
  • Proactively identify and minimize risk of excess/obsolescence (SLOB) at the DC level.
  • Actively engage in Supply Chain teams to provide support and feedback regarding deployment issues that affect service and cost
  • Manage resupply orders within established parameters to minimize costs
  • Analyze inventory levels and elevate issues along with recommendations to Management
  • Review, report and root cause service issues
  • Develop and enact continuous improvement initiatives related to Deployment
Requirements:

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE: 

 

  • 3+ years in Supply Chain Demand or Supply Planning
  • 5 – 7 years of Supply Chain experience
  • Experience with ERP Systems (e.g. BPCS, SAP, JDE, Infor)
  • Experience managing Planning System parameters to achieve desired output
  • Experience working in a fast paced team environment.
  • Six Sigma or formal project management experience a plus
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office software including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Experience with Access or SQL a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to develop continuous improvements
  • Ability to manage projects
  • Influence cross-functionally to deliver positive results for the organization

 

EDUCATION:

 

  • Bachelor of Science degree in business (preferably supply chain) or commensurate level of experience