• Supply Chain Analyst

    Job Locations US-WI-Neenah
    Job ID
    2018-1573
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Supply Chain
  • Overview

    Neenah has built a tradition of innovation, service and growth since its founding in 1873 and we create value by improving the image and performance of everything we touch. Based in Alpharetta, GA and with manufacturing facilities in the United States, United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Germany, Neenah is a publicly traded company and a global leader serving customers across 6 continents in more than 80 countries. We are a leading manufacturer of both specialty, performance-based products that serve a variety of end markets, and premium fine papers and packaging used to convey and enhance image through unique colors, textures, and finishes. Neenah presents true, varied and exciting choices that are both environmentally and aesthetically exceptional through sound environmental practices at our manufacturing facilities.

     

    Neenah is actively searching for a Supply Chain Analyst to join our Performance Materials Supply Chain team. This requires an experienced individual who is comfortable with data, enjoys working on projects and has a natural curiosity to continue to learn. Individuals experienced with high-value, custom made products and strive to thrive in a fast-paced, matrixed environment will do well. If you are searching for corporate culture where safety, personal accountability, high ethical standards and collaboration are key to your DNA, Neenah may be the company for you.  

    Responsibilities

    Manage Projects, leverage technology, and build new capabilities that drive increased sales revenue, provide better data insights, improve service, and reduce costs.

    • Identify potential gaps in our processes and capabilities; develop and implement corrective action plans across the business.
    • Continuously improve processes, ensuring relevance to each business partner, and drive value through insights and outputs.
    • Review and clean source data to ensure accuracy and integrity. Create a sustainable approach to data management and maintain health of the system.
    • Update and improve the S&OP Process by consolidating global information and creating reports to improve the visibility of our collective business.
    • Act as point of contact with IT; manage a pipeline of technology projects that will lead our technology position.
    • Participate in acquisition integrations and support other growth initiatives in the PM business.
    • Actively support and live the Neenah culture that thrives on experimentation and continuously challenges our ability to achieve higher results.

    Subject Matter Expert in Business Intelligence reporting system

    • Create an automated system and process for basic/ongoing standard requests to increase efficiency and reduce resources.
    • Develop dashboards and provide assistance to end users with creation of Ad hoc reports.
    • Lead and coordinate training for the sales and marketing teams to broaden our base of expertise in the organization.
    • Automate reports and dashboards to provide insight to business leadership.
    • Lead projects related to Business intelligence such as data integration from acquisitions, lead the implementation of new tools, and continuous improvement of the reporting systems.

    Drive the Demand Planning/Sales Forecasting process

    • Lead the process of preparing, analyzing, and delivering the Demand Planning and Sales Forecast for the Global Performance Materials business. This includes working with global sales teams to produce a 12-month rolling forecast.
    • Review metrics for accuracy and report changes on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis.
    • Automate sales reporting and demand planning process to improve efficiency.
    • Facilitate the annual budget and five- year planning process to ensure the use of cross functional and aligned demand inputs.

    Production Planning Responsibilities

    • Be an active member of the production planning team by learning the end to end asset planning process. Plan production on assets as needed
    • Improve and standardize current reporting tools and structure (ie) machine loadings, capacity, conformance to plan, on time and in full, line fill, etc...
    • Become a subject matter expert in our item set up process and be the conduit for R&D on the set up of new products

    Qualifications

    Bachelor Degree in Business, Marketing or Supply Chain preferred.

    Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in Supply Chain or Sales with an emphasis in reporting analytics or data analysis.

    Analysis – strength in excel, understand and draw conclusions from data.  Ability to understand downstream impacts of change or new solutions.

    Critical Thinking – natural curiosity to learn more or to dig deeper into a problem, ability to listen, and ask probing questions to determine actual needs.

    Problem Solving Skills – ability to understand the problem, facilitate a share understanding of the problem, and evaluate a range of outcomes.

    Project Management – ability to facilitate cross function meetings, pull themes out of conversations.  Must display confidence.  Must be comfortable communicating to all levels of the organization.  Strong in documentation and knowledge transfer.

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