Sr Supply Chain Analyst, Planning & Replenishment in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 1/15/2020

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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. ​

We are looking for an Senior Supply Chain Analyst who will join our Planning and Replenishment team in Marysville, OH.

This position will be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH.  Not familiar with Columbus? Visit

The Senior Supply Chain Analyst in Planning and Replenishment plays a critical role in meeting sales and supply chain goals for Scotts and our customers. This role will execute daily vendor management inventory responsibilities for the Ace account and also interact weekly with sales as well as the planning and fulfillment teams in Marysville ensuring that we can execute to the sales, replenishment and ordering strategies developed by the sales teams. Key responsibilities include forecasting for Scotts, adjusting for trends or special programs, developing dynamic reporting to assist in forecasting for assigned customers and continuously looking for improvement opportunities. This role insures actions taken are incorporated into planning at Scotts, therefore contributing to favorable cash flow and inventory objectives. 

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Planning, execution and management of the Vendor Managed Inventory relationship with ACE Hardware including the activities below
  • Provide forecasting and sales support services for all categories
  • Lead the demand planning process in order to develop an accurate shipment forecast
  • Create cross functional collaboration with the planning, fulfillment, sales, and execution teams
  • Execute consensus process through financial forecasting and S&OP
  • Utilize internal Scott’s relationships to troubleshoot issues that arise related to production and fulfillment issues
  • Participate in the ready for season process to insure items are set up accurately and timely
  • Actively participate in sales and customer activities as appropriate
  • Partner with customer replenishment analysts to provide expertise in Lawn and Garden by utilizing trend analysis to favorably impact orders or settings within the customers system
  • Daily internal cross-functional interactions

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Operations, Business Administration, Economics, or related field
  • 2+ year’s experience in Retail, Inventory Planning/forecasting role is desired
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel required
  • System Experience using SAP, JDA (Manugistics) or similar ERP systems
  • Business experience in Demand and Replenishment Planning in either a retail or consumer products manufacturing environment
  • General understanding of inventory management, and retail replenishment preferred

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

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.
  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 2,400 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office. 
  • Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef run cafe and the best crushed ice! 
  • Unbelievable 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).
  • 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 holiday and vacation days.

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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.