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Supply Chain Analyst

Date: Apr 17, 2021

Location: York, Pennsylvania, USA

Company: Voith Group

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About the Voith Group
The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 20,000 employees, sales of € 4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.


For the Voith US Inc., Production Planning and Purchasing department, we are looking for:


Supply Chain Analyst  
York, PA

 

 

Summary

The incumbent in this job is responsible to Support the overall Voith efforts in achieving the goals & objectives of delivery, inventory, quality and service. This role also performs data management and analysis with the goal of improving the organization's supply chain.

 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following.

  • Supports analysis and development of purchasing forecasts utilizing the tools available to monitor changes in sales order requirements.
  • Monitor inventory turns goals while maintaining availability on core materials for smooth production. Analyze & maintain the safety stock level periodically.
  • Monitor material delivery schedules based on MRP requirements with a focus on zero stock outs and minimizing excess inventory.
  • Data Management and Analysis of raw materials, purchasing, inventory and sales trends to mitigate risks and seek opportunities to balance the supply chain.
  • Process purchase requisitions from internal stakeholders and ensure the accuracy of information
  • Identify and source requirements from a supply base of current and/or new suppliers based on the project needs, specifications, flow down requirements and material group strategy / business targets
  • Receive, review and evaluate vendor proposals to make purchase recommendations and issue Purchase orders
  • Track purchases, monitors supplier quality and delivery and communicates to internal stakeholder
  • Review and resolve invoice discrepancies
  • Proactively anticipate and communicate potential material shortages. Develop and execute recovery plans for anticipated shortages to eliminate/minimize impact to customers.
  • Maintains a current supplier database of supplier information and ensures proper documentation. Monitor external supplier prices in Navision Item card required to generate a fully costed product.
  • Adhere to the VOITH Purchasing Guidelines as well as the Standard Operating Procedures related to purchasing activities. Follow Voith standards and guidelines for establishing new suppliers and insure they are qualified commercially, product quality and financially to support Voith business needs
  • Process import paperwork, custom clearance, and cargo pick-up with US Ocean Ports
  • Track shipping status and ensure visible communication to all stakeholder
  • Effective communication with 3rd party logistic provider (rail, ocean, LTL trucking); ensure compliance of logistical regulations.
  • Analyze logistic route, 3PL performance and quote trend to suggest cost saving initiative
  • Constant review of current lanes and assessment of consolidation opportunities
  • Oversee freight audit and payment process and reporting
  • Manage claims processes, reporting and training
  • Proactively research and report on trends and industry changes and make recommendations
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by Sr. Manager of Supply Chain.
  • Plan and implement supply chain optimization projects

 

Qualifications

  • BS Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Materials Management or related field or minimum 1-5 years’ relevant experience
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to thoroughly analyze, interpret data / information to make sound informed decisions
  • This position requires strong problem-solving skills and the ability to independently troubleshoot as well as develop alternative solutions to problems.
  • Ability to understand Engineering and Design direction and provide focused supply-chain solutions accordingly.
  • Ability to apply statistical methods to improve business processes
  • Ability to identify and resolve inconsistencies and gaps between demand and supply (forecast/customer orders vs. supply chain, shop capacity, and manpower)
  • Excellent collaboration skills required. Able to effectively interface at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team and a positive communication style.
  • Ability to work on multiple concurrent projects under different managers
  • Strong Knowledge of ERP systems (Navision / SAP preferred) and reporting tools (PowerBI, Qlik Sense).
  • Proficient on Microsoft Office Suite with strong Excel skills (VLOOKUPs, pivot tables, complex formulas).

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an Associate to successfully perform the key actions of job.

Talking Frequently

Hearing Frequently

Sitting Occasionally

Standing Frequently

Walking Frequently

Bending Frequently

Climbing Occasionally (with approved devices)

Reaching Frequently

Prolonged Overhead Work Occasionally

Pushing/Pulling Frequently

Kneeling/Squatting Frequently

Lifting Frequently (75 lbs. Or less)

Carrying Frequently (75 lbs. Or less)

Balancing N/A

Rotation/Twisting Frequently

Keyboard Use Frequently

Using vibration tools/equipment Frequently

Noise level Occasionally > 100 dBA

Travel 5% of the time

* This job description is not all encompassing, however, is intended to be a general description of the responsibilities of this position.

Voith US Inc. is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.


Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster