Procurement / Supply Chain Analyst in Indianapolis, IN at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/24/2019

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Job Description

Vaco Indianapolis has partnered with a manufacturing company located in Indianapolis to fill a Procurement / Supply Chain Analyst role.

This is a full time / direct hire role.

Epicor and Profit 21 software experience is required.


The position is responsible for assisting in forecasting and purchasing textiles from domestic and foreign suppliers. The position requires a full understanding of existing systems and processes and the ability to develop and improve processes. The incumbent must possess excellent organizational skills, ability to balance short term priorities, and exceptional information analysis skills. Key objectives will be achieving/improving/exceeding targeted customer service levels, managing inventory levels and metrics, and managing supply and demand within the Global supply chain.

Job Duties include but not limited to:

  • Plan and execute efficient and effective inventory replenishment of company distribution centers from international and local suppliers.
  • Maintain strong working relationships and communications with key suppliers to confirm production and shipping schedules while monitoring open purchase orders to ensure on-time deliveries.
  • Proactively monitor inventory levels to ensure key performance indicators are achieved while maintaining optimal levels of inventory.
  • Minimize stock out positions while driving an inventory reduction plan in partnership with customer service and sales.
  • Provide inventory updates to customer service and sales where inventory could run short, or where excess inventory exists.
  • Identify areas of opportunities for continuous improvement initiatives and strive for workload and process efficiencies.
  • Maintain inventory parameters in the ERP system as it pertains to the replenishment cycle.
  • Work with quality control to ensure products are meeting agreed upon specifications.
  • Participate in annual physical inventory or cycle counts as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree and two years relevant experience.
  • Supply Chain experience with Epicor Prophet 21 procurement/inventory management software preferred.
  • Demonstrate computer proficiency is required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office is required; Advanced Excel knowledge mandatory.
  • Able to use analytical tools and report generating software is required.
  • Proficient in problem solving decision making is required.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and detailed oriented.
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills.