The Supply Chain Business Analyst reports to the Supply Chain Initiatives Coordinator, and must be willing to work closely with all departments to enrich the customer experience. This includes Sales, Purchasing, Customer Service, Inventory Management, Distribution, and Accounting. This person must be positive and always ready to tackle an unexpected challenge to improve the customer experience daily. This person must show the utmost respect of Lane suppliers/partners as well as team members - we recognize these resources to be essential to the existence of our organization.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Analyze network and warehouse operations, including performance and productivity data, error rates and their root causes
Conduct ad hoc analyses on specific areas of the operation.
Develop recommendations to improve performance
Project manage process improvement projects
Monitor results of warehouse operation improvement initiatives
Maintain databases and help develop weekly / monthly metrics/reports
Support the monthly sales and operations planning (S&OP) process, particularly the Sales & Operations model and making recommendations for logistics and distribution strategy
Present results, conclusions and recommendations to management and senior leadership
Additional projects/duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain or Industrial Engineering or equivalent Experience. 3-5 years of broad supply chain experience. Experience in a high-volume distribution/manufacturing environment preferred.
Certificates, License, Registration:
Six Sigma/Lean Training certification preferred (e.g. Six Sigma black belt)
Other Skills & Abilities
Must have strong MS Office skills
Experience with complex financial systems (ex: Integrated ERP’s, WMS, data warehousing, reporting and analysis systems)
Strong project management skills
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to multi-task and work in a challenging fast paced environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong work ethic with a positive, can-do attitude
Independent worker and analytical thinker with ability to conduct research, data analysis and resolve complex problems
The employee is frequently required to reach with arms and hands, stand, twist, bend, walk and sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Lane Automotive is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Aids available upon request to candidates with disabilities.
About The Company:
As a dynamic industry leading distributor, we are a five time winner of the SEMA Warehouse Distributor of the Year award, focused on high performance automotive aftermarket equipment.
Located in picturesque Southwest-Michigan, our company has a history of extraordinary growth and is a highly respected name within the performance aftermarket industry. Our commitment to our... customers extends to our employees by providing a challenging and rewarding professional environment.
Our reputation for high quality, cutting-edge performance products has propelled our industry leading technological foundation, and has helped to solidify prominent placement within our industry. It is our people, focus, drive, and agility that keep us ahead of the curve. Our employees are collaborative, work collectively to achieve success, and continually push the limits of their own capabilities. The right candidate for this role will also employ the same character, drive and enthusiasm.