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Sr. Analyst, Distribution in Columbus, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

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Job Description

At Scotts Miracle-Gro we think people are like plants....in the right place you will grow and flourish. Are you an advocate of making the world a more beautiful place by inspiring others, championing new ideas and being intellectually curious? Are you not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty?  If so, then we want you as part of our Scotts family… the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden care products!

We’re looking for a Sr. Distribution Analyst to grow with us at our corporate headquarters in Marysville, OH!

If you enjoy a fast-paced, high energy and seasonal manufacturing environment then you will fit in well as a Sr. Distribution Analyst for Scotts Miracle-Gro.  On a day-to-day basis you will support the distribution execution team to ensure Scotts branded products are distributed on time and at the lowest possible cost.  Activities will include analysis of warehouse and carrier performance, capacity planning, shipment execution, and provider/carrier collaboration.  Understands and promotes a safe and compliant Warehouse operation. Ensures freedom to operate through the enforcement of Standard Operating Procedures, company policy, all legal/regulatory considerations, and company/regional Safety and Quality procedures.

In this role you will:

  • Own the relationship between the 3PL providers and all Scotts corporate business partners (BDT’s Purchasing, Customer Service, Sales) to promote exceptional service to customers while maintaining efficient distribution operations.
  • Drive Warehouse effectiveness and efficiency improvements with data based analysis and best practice recommendations.
  • Utilize Business Warehouse, SAP, SAP EWM, Microsoft Office and other reporting mechanisms to highlight improvement areas and measure site performance.
  • Maintain oversight responsibility for inventory management and control.  Oversee annual physical inventories, cycle counts, audits, evaluates historical inventory data and collaborates with purchasing and finance to maximize service, minimize waste and reduce excess and obsolete inventory.
  • Foster a team environment and engage providers to drive superior performance.
  • Provide support for warehousing network changes, system installations, new product launches, product transitions, and acquisitions.
  • Provide daily/weekly/monthly distribution and logistics reporting.
  • Perform other duties and/ or responsibilities as assigned.

The perfect person will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, supply chain management, operations, finance or other related degree.
  • Minimum of 3-4 years of distribution/warehouse operations or logistics analytics experience.  
  • Extensive experience with SAP, SAP EWM, Business Warehouse (or similar reporting software), Tableau and Microsoft Office.  
  • Analytical experience and knowledge of supply chain processes and procedures within a manufacturing CPG company and general knowledge of retail business a plus.
  • Exposure to compliance and safety requirements associated with the management of a warehouse operation.

Some other nice to have’s:

  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, communications, organization, consulting, resource management and technology utilization skills.
  • Strong business acumen, with a solid record of leading change and delivering results.
  • Flexibility to accommodate 50%+- travel is required based on business need.
  • Ability to engage and collaborate with 3PL provider leadership to help deliver outstanding customer service.

What we do for our associates (just to list a few cool ones):

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage with discounted generic prescriptions and wellness incentive program.
  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program.
  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.
  • Generous vacation day policy.
  • Various associate engagement activities throughout the year including intramural sports leagues.

COME GROW WITH US, WHERE THE GRASS REALLY IS GREENER!

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Scotts, Miracle-Gro, Tom Cat, Ortho, Round Up, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro and Fafard.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.