Inventory Data Analyst

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POST DATE 9/20/2017
END DATE 12/12/2017

Plexus Corp Buffalo Grove, IL

Buffalo Grove, IL
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree



The Inventory Analyst is responsible for the creation, generation, and analysis of database management system reports for various materials department and site personnel.


* Create, analyze, and distribute various materials department reports, including but not limited to OIX, Projected Inventory, Forecast to Work Order Variance & NCM

* Evaluate data and work with materials department personnel to understand root cause of issues and recommend course(s) of action for improvements.

* Develop reporting methodologies that illustrate trends, issues, and areas where improvement may be needed.

* Analyze and understand the root causes of forecast deviations and provide summary & exception reports to site materials management personnel.

Additional Accountabilities & Job Functions:

* Assist in the effort to analyze inventory data and trends within JD Edwards and Warehouse Management Systems.

* Participates and, at times, leads site materials continuous improvement initiatives.

* Minimal travel may be required to meet the needs of the business (up to 25%)

* Additional duties as assigned by management


* A minimum of a(n) Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is required for this position; a(n) CPIM certification is preferred

* Purchasing and/or master scheduling experience is a plus.


All offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a drug screen and upon completion of a confidentiality agreement.

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