Anixter is seeking a Sr. Supply Chain Planner to support the Electrical and Electronics Solutions (“EES”) business globally. The primary responsibility of this position is to execute and maintain the global inventory planning systems, provide actionable analytics and reporting for ~$400m of Inventory.
The successful candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:
Responsible for identifying sales trends based on seasons, promotions, and historical sales trends. Develop, maintain, utilize, and validate pricing and predictive models to forecast demand and strategize supply.
Manage inventory tools and analyze data about surplus and discards. Monitor demand forecasts and ensure accurate reporting and analysis of data.
Perform analyses with this data using analytical models and mathematical analysis. Use analysis results to improve supply chain processes, performance and to reduce costs.
Communicate and explain statistical models and recommendations to diverse audiences.
Develop and implement planning systems to meet market strategy.
Present on how the demanding planning process improves turn over and inventory results.
Lead forecasting and inventory planning meetings to assess potential sales forecasts and goals.
Initiate programs or policies that maximize inventory turns and identify slow moving items in the inventory life cycle.
Education & Experience:
A bachelor's degree or higher in business administration, computer science, or a certification in operator or vendor management, such as the APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) or the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) required
Seven years of experience working in the planning and inventory solutions in a whole sale environment with a high growth wholesaler, required
Extensive knowledge of Supply Chain processes, such as Sales and Operations Planning, MRP, Forecasting, Demand and Supply Planning, Indirect Procurement, Materials Management and Logistics.
Use of various software and computer applications, such as Oracle, SAP, SAS, APO and Microsoft Office programs, required
Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal and presentation skills; comfortable and credible with both internal stakeholders and external audiences.
A flexible, dynamic, self-demanding and proactive individual; able to motivate him/herself and others; easily accepts constructive input from others.