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Supply Chain Analyst, Zoro

Location: 

BUFFALO GROVE, IL, US, 60089-4525

Date:  Sep 15, 2021

Company Summary:
Zoro offers millions and millions of products — an endless aisle with everything you need to run your business. We offer fast and free shipping, no-hassle returns, and exceptional customer service. We’ve grown quickly in a short time and are continuing to do so while aggressively growing our revenue. We are excited to be a part of an award-winning culture — we have been named a Great Place to Work for multiple years in a row, among other local and national accolades. We think Zoro is a pretty amazing place to work and grow, and think you will too!

 

Imagine what you could help us achieve as a Supply Chain Analyst!

 

Primary Function:

We are looking for a Supply Chain Analyst to conduct data analysis to improve our supply chain operations. Your job will help us increase efficiency and reduce costs. 
In this role, you should have an analytical mind and strong business acumen. Problem-solving skills and attention to detail are essential. If you also have experience in logistics and supply chain processes, we’d like to meet you.


You will work with Grainger Supply Chain partners, especially with the Distribution Centers, to execute order and fulfillment activity in a manner that enhances the customer experience and the company’s inventory/logistics objectives.


Also, you will partner with third party logistics firms that provide fulfillment services for products that drop ship directly from the manufacturer to Zoro’s customers.


Your goal will be to help our supply chain run as smoothly and profitably as possible.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create processes and methods to gather supply chain data
  • Analyze data to identify problematic areas and suggest improvements
  • Plan and implement supply chain optimization projects
  • Develop requirements and standards
  • Oversee inventory procedures
  • Discover the most cost-effective shipping modes and schedules
  • Evaluate vendor operations (e.g. freight forwarders) according to quality standards
  • Help foster trusting relationships with business partners
  • Collaborate with IT professionals to implement effective systems
  • Track KPIs and report on supply chain’s performance
  • Provide coverage for warehouse duties as needed

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent experience in operations and/or inventory management
  • Experience in data mining, analysis and reporting
  • Familiarity with supply chain processes (e.g.inventory planning, warehouse management)
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, relational databases and ERP systems (e.g. SAP)
  • Analytical mind with business acumen
  • Demonstrated ability to embrace change, demonstrate agility in relation to change


Zoro Values and Inclusive Culture:  We share a commitment to our Zoro values – Win & Lose Together (We prefer winning!), Take Ownership, We Are Transparent, and Aspire to be Customer-Obsessed. Everything we do at Zoro is centered around delighting our customers. It's a natural extension of our company culture and how we care for each other. We believe when we act in ways that are consistent with these values, we can solve any technical challenge that lies ahead of us. As a Zoro employee, you can expect to work with smart, energetic people, learn something every day, and be valued for your perspective.


Zoro is dedicated to fostering an environment where people of all backgrounds and beliefs are represented, and all team members can be confident that their experiences and perspectives are valued. Zoro aims to empower all employees to learn about, raise awareness, and promote diversity and inclusion through all of our workplace interactions.

 

Zoro is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.