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Supply Chain Analyst

Date: Feb 17, 2021

Location: Solon, OH, US, 44139

Company: Swagelok Company

A career stepping stone that provides an excellent birds-eye view of Swagelok's $2B business. Not only will you analyze data and prepare recommendations (ie more load than machine capacity) but you will collaborate and coordinate with operations to ensure production continues at maximum capacity. 


This position is responsible for identifying, managing and implementing sustainable process improvement activities, leveraging data analytics that accomplish business imperatives.   An Analyst is responsible for analyzing, recommending and executing organizational improvements.  An Analyst will identify process improvements and make recommendations to the Management Team around the topics of forecasting, inventory, capacity, labor and/or suppliers.


Material Capacity Analyst:
This Supply Chain Analyst position will be responsible for material capacity planning.  The primary function of this role is to analyze and lead changes to labor and machine capacity activities.  This associate will analyze capacity and load data, make improvement recommendations, and orchestrate activities to resolve supply chain constraints. This associate will also support local supply chain initiatives, by providing ad hoc analyses, and support capacity planning for new product development.  


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

•    Conducts quantitative analysis to identify opportunities to achieve business imperatives.  Initiates further analysis and recommendations based on findings. 
•    Measures accuracy and identifies areas for improvement.
•    Assists in the development of rules based analysis and applies them per departmental policies.
•    Acts as department lead for change initiatives.
•    Cultivates and leverages relationships to resolve supply chain issues.
•    Supports project teams through conducting independent analysis working to drive optimization and overall supply chain success.  
•    Creates and presents recommendations in a concise manner.
•    Continuously looks for ways to benchmark and improve processes through analysis of methods and models.
•    Makes adjustments to the analysis using the most effective method.
•    Acts as the primary contact within the Supply Chain for the testing and implementation of processes and application improvements.
•    Analyzes requirements to troubleshoot problems and/or answer questions. 
•    Demonstrates overall knowledge of Swagelok’s end to end supply chain, applies knowledge to achieve organizational impact.
•    Understands and can educate others with respect to the supply chain concepts of their functional area.
•    Collaborates across functional groups and makes recommendations leveraging available system solutions and escalating when appropriate.
•    Able to independently extract and interpret relevant data on an ad hoc basis.
•    Generates new ideas and willingly supports change initiatives. 
•    Other duties as assigned

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

•    Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of supply chain experience or 5+ years in previous supply chain positions.
•    Capable of connecting experiences from previous positions to understand their implications on current position on overall supply chain.    
•    Experience with project management methodology, process improvement tools (Lean, Six Sigma), or statistics.
•    Ability to multi-task, work in teams and use multiple systems and processes to handle changing requirements.
•    Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.

•    Supply Chain planning experience.
•    Knowledge of how supply chain business processes and systems work.
•    SAP experience.

Critical Competencies:

•    Communication:  Actively and thoughtfully participates in meetings. 
•    Learning Agility:  Adjusts plans based on new information.
•    Collaboration & Teamwork:  Leverages the strengths of the collective team for the good of the organization. 
•    Customer Focus: Develops solutions considering the customer’s point of view. 

Working Conditions and/or Physical Requirements:

•    Physical requirements associated with normal office working environment.
•    Ability to operate standard office equipment.
•    Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards. 
•    Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.



Nearest Major Market: Cleveland