Inventory Analyst II in Oak Brook, IL at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 8/13/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


IL Oak Brook

Job Type:

Supply Chain Procurement

Job Posting Title:

Inventory Analyst II

Job Description:

Lead efforts to sell off FG Long & Excess (LEX) inventory before it ages out: identify at risk SKUs/dollars, set up and lead meetings with Sales Organization to review, document next steps and hold people accountable with follow-up e-mails, phone calls and meetings. Lead efforts to determine the root causes of FG Long & Excess (LEX) inventory:  identify at risk SKUs/dollars, set up and lead meetings with Supply Planning organization to review and assign one of 20 standardized root causes and load them into SAP for reporting analytics. Present monthly the DDD financial results, future DDD risk, recent DDD reduction efforts/wins and the remaining obstacles to further improvement to Divisional Sr. Leadership:    prepare and deliver multiple category-specific presentations each month to a cross-function Divisional team.  Answer questions, provide details and send out follow-ups/next steps to the working teams. Influence the Division and center support organizations to change policies and/or practices that lead to DDD.  Be a vocal and strong advocate to not only disseminate the root causes leading to DDD, but to also identify and lead/participate in efforts to change current policies and/or sub-optimum day-to-day practices that lead to DDD.

Position Responsibilities: (Outline the key responsibilities and ensure language matches the level of the role (typically 8-10 bullet points)).

  • Identify LEX $ Risk (pull & analyze reports)
  • Lead LEX mitigation meetings
  • Lead Division/Category monthly DDD meetings
  • Prepare and send meeting follow-up recaps/next steps
  • Hold others accountable
  • Identify supply chain failure root causes for LEX – load results into ERP system
  • Push for policy/practice changes needed to reduce DDD

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to push/influence others to change current policies and/or practices (including those within other functions and/or at a higher level)
  • Ability and willingness to professionally hold others accountable to execute meeting follow-ups (including those within other functions and/or at a higher level)
  • Skills at preparing & delivering succinct presentations to diverse groups, including participants from various functions and levels
  • Skills at pulling and analyzing data on DDD and then isolating key drivers/themes, both from a future risk and a past financial charge standpoint
  • Strong attention to detail and information accuracy
  • Strong written and oral communication skillsPrevious working experience within a Supply, Demand or Material Planning organizationStrong Excel data manipulation skills
  • A solid understanding of supply chain ERP systems and how they receive and deliver system signals & suggestions to users that interact with them


Bachelor’s Degree Required – Type:

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