Supply Chain Replenishment Buyer

Purchasing/Procurement ATLANTA, GA


Description

Position at NAPA Auto Parts

Job Description

Title: Replenishment Analyst (Buyer), Supply Chain

Come join a world class company to begin or grow your career as a supply chain professional

 

As a Replenishment Analyst with Genuine Parts Company, you will play a central role in ensuring that we provide best in class service to our customers with the right part, at the right place, at the right time while driving efficiency in our supply chain network.

Job Summary

The Replenishment Analyst will work in a fast paced and dynamic environment, responsible for inventory productivity for a product type or area of the network. 

 

You will work closely with Field Operations, Category Managers, Marketing, Global Sourcing, and vendors to deliver high levels of product availability while managing inventory investment.

The successful Candidate must be able to communicate effectively (both verbally and in written form), access, analyze, and generate insight from large data sets, while working as part of a global team.

Summary Of Essential Job Functions

  • Own service and inventory performance for assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Manage the daily replenishment process from order generation through receiving.
  • Identify problems within the supply chain, perform root cause analysis and drive cross functional collaboration to identify and implement solutions.
  • Act as primary conduit between supply chain and vendors. Manage vendor performance reviews and facilitate regular touchpoints.
  • Monitor supply chain performance, recommend, and execute remedial actions
  • Participate in and help lead strategic projects to improve supply chain / vendor performance, enhance financial outcomes, and increase efficiency

Key Performance Metrics

  • Supply Chain Service Levels
  • Inventory Turnover and Working Capital

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or:
    • Supply chain knowledge typically acquired through completion of undergraduate supply chain program at leading institution.
    • Critical thinking and analytical skills typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor’s program at leading institution.
  • 1-3 years of related experience in supply chain or vendor management
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively
  • Strategic thinker, problem solver, doer, with a bias towards action
  • High level of proficiency analytical and decision-making tools such as MS Access, Excel, Qlik/Tableau, SQL.
  • Working knowledge of ERP, Demand Forecasting, Inventory Management, PO Management tools (JD Edwards, Manhattan, Oracle, SAP, etc.)
  • Supply Chain certifications (ASCM, CPIM, CSCP, LSS, etc.) preferred

Job Details

Manage Replenishment Process: - 30%

Drive Supply Chain Performance – 50%

Project Management and Process Improvement – 20%

 

Travel:  10-25%.  Occasional overnight

GPC conducts its business without regard to sex, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, military status, status as a veteran, or any other protected characteristic. GPC's policy is to recruit, hire, train, promote, assign, transfer and terminate employees based on their own ability, achievement, experience and conduct and other legitimate business reasons.