Supply Chain Analyst in Eastman, GA at Arconic

Date Posted: 9/18/2018

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Job Description

Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) creates breakthrough products that shape industries. Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, build and power. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, we deliver these products at a quality and efficiency that ensure customer success and shareholder value. 
Building and Construction Systems, a business unit of Arconic, is the leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum products and systems for the commercial construction industry.  Arconic Architectural Products helps architects, designers, specifiers and installers achieve their own groundbreaking ideas using our Reynobond® %7C Reynolux® products.  We serve the global market with manufacturing facilities in Eastman, Georgia USA and Merxheim, France, which manufactures and markets architectural systems and products in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
We have an immediate opening for a Supply Chain Analyst for the Eastman, GA Arconic Architectural Products (AAP) plant.  This role will work as part of a team with other Supply Chain professionals who are responsible for all aspects of the supply chain functions, including inventory management and production scheduling. This position will support inventory accuracy and integrity, including material forecasting, purchasing and back-flushing. This position will support production needs to include coordinating with suppliers, reducing material lead times, improving supply chain quality, production planning/scheduling and meeting customer delivery objectives.
Duties and responsibilities include:
  • Initiates purchases for direct material utilizing standard purchase orders with qualified suppliers. 
  • Reschedules existing orders to reflect paint schedule changes and to support inventory control objectives. 
  • Oversees and coordinates delivery of all current materials purchased. 
  • Using Demand Pull Queries, the Supply Chain Analyst determines the need of purchased painted coil, adhesive, and heavy gauge film required to support the master production schedule. The Supply Chain Analyst’s decisions are based on existing orders, current inventories, lead-times and anticipated shrinkage’s. 
  • Coordinates the communication between paint suppliers and coil coaters when problems arise. 
  • Performs responsibilities which conform to cost reduction objectives. 
  • Performs any additional responsibilities as required by manager.
  • Provide actionable analysis to drive waste elimination in the supply chain network
  • Establish a collaborative working relationship with sales, logistics, and operations teams to identify opportunities for long-term growth and value
  • Lead and manage concurrent projects and demonstrate effective prioritization skills for maximum value creation 
  • Leverage knowledge and technical skills to efficiently analyze data and present ideas to upper management
  • Develops decision support tools and financial models to analyze the cost/benefit tradeoffs of inventory.
  • Supports all replenishment activities including: development of new forecasting tools, meeting with vendors to collaborate inventory forecasting and replenishment strategies.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution;
  • Minimum of 1 years of experience supporting a manufacturing environment;
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Management, Supply Chain, Logistics or similar field from an accredited institution;
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a Supply Chain, Logistics, Materials/Inventory Management, or related line of work.
  • Previous experience with JD Edwards software
  • Must be strong in MS Excel functions