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POST DATE 8/12/2016
END DATE 10/21/2016

American Greetings Cleveland, OH

Cleveland, OH
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Supply Chain District Analyst

Cleveland, OH

Job Description
The Supply Chain District Analyst will primarily be responsible for the ownership & execution of defined automated replenishment and retail inventory activities. The Supply Chain District Analyst will partner with their assigned Field Sales team to manage retail inventory and be expected to recommend and implement process improvements. This position will require interaction with several internal departments, so communication and interpersonal skills are vital.

Analyze replenishment and retail inventory goals/metrics
o Utilize creative thinking and problem solving skills to identify root cause issues for stores not within accepted tolerance
o Collaborate with Territory Sales Managers
o Implement designed corrective actions
Point of contact for our Field Sales Organization for any replenishment or inventory inaccuracies at stores
Collaborate with Event Management team and other areas of the company to report event activities to District(s)
Travel to stores to implement root cause analysis as required
Responsible to achieve all departmental and Business units Service Level Agreements (SLA) outlined each year. Examples would include:
o Inventory and in-stock
o Issue resolution
o Monthly status reports
Responsible for Ad Hoc analysis as requested and other duties as assigned

Experience Required:
Minimum 1-3 years experience in Business Analysis with a focus on supply chain, preferably with a Consumer Products Company.
Retail or Field Sales Experience a plus

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Creative thinking/problem/analytics.
Strong collaboration skills
Ability to deal with ambiguity, to prioritize and to multitask while meeting deadlines
Strong communication skills - Ability to convey information clearly and concisely to cross functional teams and individuals at many levels
Functional in Excel and Access

Education Required:
Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Operations, Mathematics/Statistics or related experience

American Greetings is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants and to prohibit any discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. Employees will be treated on the basis of their job-related qualifications, ability and performance. It is also our policy that sexual harassment or any other kind of harassment including harassment based on sexual orientation will not be tolerated. The foundation of these policies is our commitment to treat everyone fairly and equally and to have a bias-free work environment.