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Supply Chain Analyst Job


King of Prussia, PA, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Supply Chain
Posting Date:  Nov 5, 2021

Situation in Organization

The Supply Chain Analyst reports to the S&OP Manager.



Job Dimensions

The Supply Chain Analyst supports the Supply Chain function by applying analytical skills to identify trends and contribute to data preparation for S&OP meetings.  Monitors stock levels to identify any supply/demand mismatches.

Total revenue within the scope of this position is roughly $140 million/yr., based on the sale of approximately 366 million lbs./yr. of product, produced from 3 plants (2 in US, 1 in Canada).  Inventory managed is approximately $7 million at 3 plant locations, and 9 warehouses.  Logistics costs (fixed and variable) total $23 million.



Key Activities and Responsibilities

Support Supply Chain operations for Hydrogen Peroxides plants, tolling operations, and import of product, including: (50%)

  • Complete transactions, identify trends and potential cost savings and asset optimization opportunities
  • Support supply chain processes (Inventory, MRP/DRP, global ERP order entry, third party stock replenishment – STO, third party transactional support, Outline Agreements, PR/PO, etc.)
  • Perform tasks associated with equipment fleet coordination, product reclaim, and cost reduction analysis
  • Validate and process vendor invoices
  • Serve as NAFTA coordinator and work with SC leadership to complete product label reviews as required
  • Collaborate with customer service to  manage the customer complaint process up to and including resolution
  • Execute tolling activities as defined by Supply Chain Manager
  • Utilize SC KPI SMART dashboard track/analyze various supply chain performance indicators
  • Participate in short/mid-term supply chain projects

Support the Sales and Operations Planning, Execution process by managing the following activities: (30%)

  • Prepare data for S&OP meetings
  • Liaise with regional and global supply chain and swap partners/vendors to monitor balances and stock levels to identify out of balance scenarios
  • Prepare demand review using appropriate forecasting tools
  • Liaise between BU and global teams to aid in validation of global reporting initiatives
  • Monitor inventory quality KPI and develop action plans for reduction of subprime inventor


Support Supply Chain initiatives, reporting, including digitalization: (20%)

  • Extract and organize data, monitor progress of corrective action initiatives and identify trends and opportunities for  improvement
  • Coordinate/monitor swaps and trading agreements
  • Assist in the implementation of processes and tools for improved inter-region activities as designated by the Supply Chain Directors
  • Support the implementation and adoption of tools and continuous improvement of digital initiatives
  • Work on Regulatory Data Reporting - etc. (EPA/CDR/REACTS etc.)


Context and Environment

  • This position is based at Arkema Inc.'s corporate office in King of Prussia, PA
  • This position is a focal point for the business and manufacturing, and works as a liaison between Global Supply Chain, Business Managers, Customer Service, Manufacturing, Logistics, Purchasing, Finance, Marketing, Regulatory, Third Party terminals, warehouses, suppliers, competitors and carriers, etc. to optimize all aspects of the regional supply chain
  • This position leads necessary activities to ensure the operating plans can be executed and meet the commercial demands, and lead activities to resolve problems that do occur
  • Supports the site HES policy and complies with all regulatory and internal requirements
  • Participates in HES activities provided by site management and Arkema Inc. (e.g., Behavioral Base Safety, SafeStart, etc.)
  • Supports and promotes the reporting of all health, safety, environmental, near-miss, accident or injury incidents


Required Education / Qualifications / Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Business, or Technical field                                               
  • 3-5 years of experience in Supply Chain, Logistics or Customer Service                                     
  • ERP experience
  • Experience in Transportation Management Systems required  
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (intermediate Excel skills)                                                                                                                    
  • Experience in SC Optimization Systems (i.e. Picaso)
  • Proficient in Power BI Dashboards
  • APICS Certification a plus                    
  • SAP experience required                            


Demonstrated Competencies

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to follow processes and routine activities
  • Strong analytical capabilities 
  • Ability to use data to track orders and shipments
  • Shares ideas for improvement, assists others in following processes and meets business objectives
  • Ability to be pro-active and demonstrate initiative
  • Ability to create a climate of trust and respect

Building on its unique set of expertise in materials science, Arkema offers a portfolio of first-class technologies to address ever-growing demand for new and sustainable materials. With the ambition to become in 2024 a pure player in Specialty Materials, the Group is structured into three complementary, resilient and highly innovative segments dedicated to Specialty Materials - Adhesive Solutions, Advanced Materials, and Coating Solutions - accounting for some 80% of Group sales, and a well-positioned and competitive Intermediates segment. Arkema offers cutting-edge technological solutions to meet the challenges of, among other things, new energies, access to water, recycling, urbanization and mobility, and fosters a permanent dialogue with all its stakeholders. The Group reported sales of €8.7 billion ($9.7 billion) in 2019, and operates in 55 countries with 20,500 employees worldwide.

The diversity of its employees is an asset that the Arkema group wants to preserve. Its non-discrimination policy applies to recruitment, salary levels and career management. The Arkema group is committed to ensuring diversity among its employees.

Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence.

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