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Date: Feb 15, 2019

Location: Solon, US, 44139

Company: Swagelok Company

Swagelok, Analyst_Lead, Solon



Position Summary:

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

constraints. This associate will also support local supply chain initiatives, by providing ad hoc analyses, and support capacity planning for new product development. 

As a Supply Chain Analyst you will be responsible for collaborating with the Forecast to Plan process stream as well as across business streams to learn the end to end business process and to ensure that SAP changes in your area have the desired down-stream impacts.  You will work with the Process and Data Lead to prioritize issues and incidents in SAP in order to troubleshoot and test, propose and implement solutions, create standard work, and create and conduct training.  You will support project initiatives originating from the Business Process Committee and from the line of business.  You will collaborate with the Process and Data Lead to communicate SAP process changes.




Essential Duties & Responsibilities:


•             Conducts quantitative analysis to identify and lead opportunities to achieve business imperatives.  Initiates further analysis and recommendations based on findings.

•             Proactively identifies potential disruptions to the supply chain.  Collaborates across the organization to prevent supply chain disruptions leveraging available system solutions, relationship and escalating when appropriate.

•             Recognized as subject matter expert and can teach advanced supply chain concepts across the organization.

•             Demonstrates overall knowledge of Swagelok end to end supply chain; applies knowledge to achieve organizational impact.

•             Key contributor or leader of project teams working to drive optimization and overall supply chain success. Utilize project management methodologies.

•             Creates and presents recommendations and advice in a concise manner to all levels of leadership

•             Cultivates and leverages relationships across the organization to resolve supply chain issues and create best practices. 

•             Able to independently extract and interpret relevant data on an ad hoc basis and complete complex analysis.

•             Generates new ideas and drives change initiatives.

•             Models an innovative mindset.

•             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.

•             Collaborates across functional groups and makes recommendations leveraging available system solutions and escalating when appropriate.

•             Other duties as assigned






Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:


Required: 3+ years of experience in previous supply chain/customer service positions 

•             Understands supply chain or customer service functions throughout the different departments.  Utilizes this knowledge to collaborate cross-functionally resulting in decisions that benefit the greater supply chain or customer service.  Continues to build knowledge, organizational and business awareness.

•             Demonstrates the initiative to build knowledge, organizational and business awareness

•             Some 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.

•             Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, SAP


Preferred: Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of supply chain/customer service positions, subject matter expert on how supply chain business processes and systems work



Critical Competencies:


•             Communication:  Actively listens and voices feedback 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.



Swagelok is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Applicants are selected without regard to race, ethnicity, creed, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law.


Swagelok will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008.


This job summary is intended to be brief and does not list all the duties for this position. Nothing in this job description should be construed as an express or implied contract of employment. Swagelok is an at-will employer, which means that either party is free to terminate the employment relationship at any time, without any advanced notice, for any reason or no reason.

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