• Supply Chain Analyst

    Requisition ID
    2018-5071
    Job Locations
    US-TN-Brentwood
  • Overview

    Tractor Supply Company (TSCO), the largest retail chain of rural lifestyle products in the United States, is dedicated to enhancing our strong company culture built on our team members’ commitment to our Mission and Values.  With over 1,700 stores in 49 states and an innovative e-commerce platform, Tractor Supply ranks in the Fortune 400 with revenues of $7 billion and growing! Come grow your career with us as we serve those who live “Life out Here”!

     

    Job Purpose

     

    The Supply Chain Analyst is responsible for ensuring that goods flow optimally through the supply chain. As a Supply Chain Analyst you will drive improvements in key product categories by identifying strategic changes that lead to landed cost reductions throughout the supply chain. Through cross-functional collaboration with Inventory Management, Transportation, DC Operations and Merchandising, you will also responsible for optimizing movement through the Supply Chain.

    Responsibilities

    • Drives changes that will lead to improvements to logistics processes, packaging, sourcing, landed cost reductions, and improved company profitability
    • Identifies and evaluates opportunities for cost reduction throughout the entire supply chain
    • Works cross-functionally with the merchandise, inventory management, sourcing, and logistics teams to plan merchandise flow and channel management
    • Works with supply chain design software to model and optimize freight movement for vendors and products
    • Provides strategic and tactical recommendations to senior management for line review process
    • Designs and recommends future logistics network growth
    • Develops, measures, and communicates logistics forecasts
    • Acts as a backup to DC and Transportation Analysts

    Qualifications

    Education and Experience

     

    Experience:  Minimum of three years in logistics preferably in a retail environment.  NOTE:  Any suitable combination of education and experience will be considered.

     

    Education:  Bachelor’s degree in business, logistics, or any related field.

     

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Training/Systems

    • Prior experience with cost analyses, landed costs, network modelling
    • Ability and proficiency in Microsoft Office software especially Excel and Access
    • Strong communication, problem solving, and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to self-motivate, work with a sense of urgency, and to prioritize tasks
    • Display a detail-oriented approach to work
    • Ability to positively handle conflict
    • Capable of working in a cross-functional environment
    • Display a detail-oriented approach to work
    • Ability to travel 10% of the time

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