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Supply Chain eComm, Senior Analyst in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

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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!

We are looking for a Supply Chain eComm, Senior Analyst who will grow at our corporate office in Marysville, Ohio.

 

The Supply Chain eComm, Sr. Analyst will lead customer setup and creation for all e-commerce related initiatives and new accounts.  The Sr. Analyst position is responsible for forecasting, catalog management, identifying sales opportunities, cost management reporting, e-commerce project management, and improving e-commerce scorecards for all accounts.

 

This role will incorporate the understanding of key business drivers learned through collaboration with multiple SMG business groups and customers while accommodating customer-specific variables.  This position will collaborate regularly with multiple internal and external partners. This includes the evaluation of 3rd party resources, service providers, mergers, and acquisitions. This position will work directly with the internal Scotts Distribution and Supply Chain teams as well as maintaining the relationship with our eCommerce warehouse locations.

 

Candidates should have eCommerce experience and ability to deliver analytical support with creative thinking.  This position will work with all of the top eCommerce Marketplace sites including Amazon, Home Depot, eBay, Lowes, and our own Direct to Consumer sites.

In this role you will:

Key Account Support (Amazon, Direct to Consumer, & Retailer Drop Ship):

  • Pricing, Program & Product Offering – Manage SKU listings and pricing files, Drive new item setup with Sales and in customer systems

  • Regulatory Support – State & County Restrictions, EPA #’s, State Registration #’s, Hazmat, MSDS

  • Order Processing Support – Resolution of order processing issues by working closely with Customer Service, Finance,  & Supply Chain

  • EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) & account system maintenance

  • Inventory Support – Run weekly audits of current Drop Ship inventory for all Drop Ship warehouse locations

 

Forecasting:

 

  • Execute standardized processes and forecasting methodology for the assigned category and customer.

  • Utilize forecasting tools to develop and maintain operational forecasts that align to financial forecasts.

  • Collaborate with sales teams, demand planning, demand fulfillment, and the customer to understand and analyze key business drivers for all product categories.

  • Review item level sales and shipment forecast consumption to identify root cause and corrective action.  Validate forecasts for new and transitioning items.

  • Build seasonal and non-seasonal inventory minimums at the warehouse level.

  • Build sales volumes and timing for seasonal/promotional items.

  • Manage the Drop Ship inventory by creating forecasting tools to be shared with multiple departments.

 

Project Management / Continuous Improvement:

 

  • Lead evaluation process for key external partners related to eCommerce.

  • Develop cost savings/avoidance projects related to packaging, manufacturing, and pick/pack/ship process.

  • Run model scenarios end to end for existing drop ship and DTC programs while supporting expansion opportunities.  This includes financial data to support P&L targets.

  • Manage operational vendor scorecard and identify opportunities to improve operational inefficiencies.

  • Creation and analysis of promotional support files through audits, BW reports, shipping analysis)

  • Reporting & analysis for sales, product offerings, and as needed to support accounts requests

 

Logistics:

 

  • Manage order flows and resolve issues with customer orders.

  • Provide guidance to order processing team to ensure orders flow through the system properly.

  • Manage customer and internal performance scorecards.

  • Monitor customer compliance (Includes fine reduction/avoidance).

  • Monitor shipping site and shipper performance.

  • Manage and support new item set up process.

 

What you bring to the table:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, or related field or equivalent experience

  • Two years’ experience as a business analyst and/or sales support specialist

  • Two years’ experience working with sales support systems – moved this up on

  • High degree of understanding of Supply Chain concepts and statistical measures

  • Experience extracting reports utilizing various systems – SAP and BW preferred

  • Advanced  skills with Microsoft Excel including:

    • Formula Writing

    • Pivot tables

    • Vlookup

    • Conditional formatting

  • Exceptional strategic and analytical skills - ability to see the big picture

  • Excellent communication skills including oral, written, and presentation skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact professionally with all levels of the business

  • Demonstrated sound judgment skills with the ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Effective time management skills

  • Proven ability to multi-task and balance multiple priorities with a strong sense of urgency

  • Effectively manage high volumes of work independently

  • Demonstrated success of meeting goals, objectives, and deadlines

  • Experience in the Lawn & Garden industry is a plus

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

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage with wellness incentive program.

  • Onsite wellness center which includes: state of the art fitness facility, Walgreen’s 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 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.

  • Monitor shipping site and shipper performance.

  • Manage and support new item set up process.


The perfect person will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, or related field or equivalent experience

  • Two years’ experience as business analyst and/or sales support specialist

  • Two years’ experience working with sales support systems – moved this up o

  • High degree of understanding of Supply Chain concepts and statistical measures

  • Experience extracting reports utilizing various systems – SAP and BW preferred

  • Advanced  skills with Microsoft Excel including

    • Formula Writing

    • Pivot tables

    • Vlookup

    • Conditional formatting

  • Exceptional strategic and analytical skills - ability to see the big picture

  • Excellent communication skills including oral, written, and presentation skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact professionally with all levels of the business

  • Demonstrated sound judgement skills with the ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Effective time management skills

  • Proven ability to multi-task and balance multiple priorities with a strong sense of urgency

  • Effectively manage high volumes of work independently

  • Demonstrated success of meeting goals, objectives, and deadlines

  • Experience in the Lawn & Garden industry is a plus

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

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Scotts MiracleGro by accessing our Talent Network: SMG Talent Network

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, TomCat, Ortho, RoundUp, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro and Fafard.

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

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