Sr. Analyst, Material Requirement Planning --1 in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 7/2/2021

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Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

If you enjoy a fast-paced, high energy and seasonal manufacturing environment then you will fit in well as a Sr. Analyst, Regional Component Inventory Planner for Scotts Miracle-Gro. On a day-to-day basis you will develop, align and document strategies to optimize raw material component ordering and associated inventory management strategies. These strategies will drive improvements in service, cash, cost and time through Network Loss Analysis.
This position will also be accountable for partnering with the MRP project lead to ensure that all raw material requirements and planning parameters, across multiple sites, are accurate and planned via SAP MRP. This position will ensure supplier inventories & production schedules are optimized in a manner that supports cash, cost and service metrics.
In this role you will:

Develop and implement system driven SAP Material Requirements Planning solutions. This includes implementation of order optimization, transition planning, statistical safety stock modeling and incorporation of supplier inventory & production schedules.
As the category expert on Supplier Managed & Owned Inventory (SMOI), this position will own effective utilization of the supplier’s capacity, component level master plans & inventory strategy (including pre-build).
Develop and communicate component-level inventory management improvement initiatives, strategies, and budget.
Identify and manage timely disposition excess and obsolete inventory, blocked stock, and slow moving inventory. Ensure component material status is categorized & managed for appropriate life cycle management in SAP.
Owns the development for ideal processes supporting the flow of materials and products to and from SMG’s manufacturing sites.
Escalate issues proactively identified to ensure no business interruption.
Allocate inventory effectively across stocking locations to ensure reduction of wasted moves & in-bound freight optimization (Right Material, Right Place, Right Time).
Manage material status in SAP.

The perfect person will have:

Bachelor's degree in Business, Economics, Logistics, Supply Chain Management.
5+ years of inventory management, material requirement planning, or procurement experience.
Experience using SAP, JDA, or similar systems.
Experience utilizing Material Requirements Planning tools (SAP desired).
Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Access.
Strong analytical, organizational, and communication skills.
Demonstrate adaptability when faced with a new challenge.
Passionate and detailed in task execution.
Ability to be flexible and open to change.
Some travel required as needed to support projects and initiatives (10%).

Some other nice to have’s:

APICS certification.
Experience in leading projects with cross-functional work groups.

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