Supply Chain Optimization Analyst in Oak Brook, IL at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 8/8/2019

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Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


IL Oak Brook

Job Type:

Supply Chain Management

Job Posting Title:

Supply Chain Optimization Analyst

Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Supply Chain Optimization Analyst serves as a liaison between the business and IT, requiring both business knowledge and technical competencies. They are required to develop customized reporting tools, metrics, and scorecards across the supply chain space, providing actionable information that is both accurate and fit-for-purpose. This involves not only anticipating and understanding business needs for each independent deliverable, but being able to mine and understand data from numerous data sources across multiple ERPs and platforms.

Additionally, the analyst will become a subject matter expert within the Supply Chain space, specifically related to the DDD (Distressed, Donated, Destroyed) channel. In this role, they will partner with business counterparts to identify opportunities within the business driving change and cost savings initiatives. Much of the project work will surround developing new tools designed at managing exposure and working closely with business counterparts through the change management process.

This position is extremely fast-paced and requires the analyst to be highly flexible by continually adjusting to shifting requirements, priorities and methods of information consumption.

Position Responsibilities:

  • On-going report/metric/audit generation, automation, and publication
  • New reporting tool/scorecard/audit development aimed towards DDD and risk mitigation
  • Supporting the DDD team through various analytics and project-based initiatives
  • Partner with Business counterparts to lead change management initiatives
  • Reporting consolidation, standardization, and automation across multiple ERPs
  • Data and analytical support/ownership for various project work
  • End-User Training of applications, metrics, and processes
  • Owner of master data audits and driver of organizational expectations and accountability
  • Understanding functions of consumers for each deliverable for customized and fit-for-purpose solutions

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business, Information Technology, or related field
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of related experience in an analytical role
  • Advanced experience in Excel and Access
  • Technical knowledge and understanding of various front and back-end applications (PowerBI, SAP, WEBI)
  • Knowledge and understanding of supply chain space within a food manufacturing environment
  • Preferred: Base SQL knowledge and understanding with fundamental table joins and query design capabilities


Bachelor’s Degree Required – Type: Supply Chain, Business, Information Technology or related field

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TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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