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Supplier Performance Analyst (hybrid)

Date: Nov 25, 2022

Location: Hybrid, IL, US, N/A LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 60045-5201 JANESVILLE, WI, US, 53546-8729

Company: Grainger Businesses

Supplier Performance Analyst

 

About Grainger:

 

Grainger is a leading broad line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom. We achieve our purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers with a wide range of products that keep their operations running and their people safe. Grainger also delivers services and solutions, such as technical support and inventory management, to save customers time and money.

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. As one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, we have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone is an individual. Find your way with Grainger today.


 

Position Details:

 

You will work with medium to small-sized suppliers, presenting moderate potential risk to Grainger's business and customers. Individuals in this role are expected to coach their aligned suppliers on how to support Grainger's purchasing requirements, to monitor their suppliers' shipping performance to manage risk to customers, and to partner to improve supplier performance. You will work and manage the communication between our suppliers and team members.

 

You will report to a Supervisor, Supplier Performance Management and you will be based in Lake Forest, IL or Janesville, WI. 

 

You Will:

 

  • Collaborate with suppliers and internal partners to implement opportunities to reduce Supply Chain costs and improve the customer fulfillment experience.
  • Mitigate risk to Grainger's business and customers by quickly identifying and acting to resolve Supply Chain issues caused by high-impact suppliers
  • Build working relationships with important internal and supplier partners, across organizational levels, to effectively resolve issues, champion new ideas, and continuous improvement
  • Use data, analytics and broad business knowledge to identify, prioritize and solve problems or influence decisions improving Grainger and supplier Supply Chains

 

You Have:

 

  • Bachelor's degree preferred; degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Industrial Distribution, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or equivalent.
  • 1+ years of experience in Supply Chain Management field preferred
  • Manage and influence relationships at all levels to reach shared goals
  • Foster collaboration within team, with partners, and with team members.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Supply Chain Management fundamentals, including inventory planning, DC operations, and transportation.
  • CPM, CPIM, or CSCP certification.
  • Exposure to SAP and BW desirable.
  • Proficient in Excel (can perform complex functions) and Access or other database and reporting tools.

 

Rewards and Benefits:

 

With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice and flexibility to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans
  • Paid time off (PTO) and 6 company holidays per year
  • Automatic 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, 3:1 match on donations and tuition reimbursement
  • A comprehensive set of emotional, financial, physical and social wellbeing programs

 

DEI Statement

 

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.