Inventory Analyst

Fond du Lac
Full Time

Job Details



This position is responsible for on-time delivery to the customer, facilitating sales and operations planning, and establishing process changes across the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with all operations teams to assist in establishing SIOP (Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning).
  • Assist team with forecast management by recommending demand adjustments, communicating changes in customer activity, and advising operations capacity.
  • Develop and maintain companywide metrics and issues with cross-functional teams (delivery performance to customers, penalties, new/lost business, etc.).
  • Work closely with operations teams to track, manage, and communicate delivery performance projects.
  • Coordinate with manufacturing and purchasing to capture root-cause reason codes along with corrective actions for unfulfilled parts.
  • Create and implement mitigation actions that address critical delivery issues.
  • Lead monthly New Business volume increase or decrease planning meetings and communicate changes in volume to cross-functional teams.
  • Drive weekly/monthly customer meetings to review metrics and address supply issues.
  • Other job activities as assigned.

Essential Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain or related; 5+ years’ experience in Supply Chain or customer delivery preferably in automotive aftermarket
  • Advanced experience in Excel, Access, and/or Power BI (VBA skills a plus); experience with MS Office
  • Extensive use of MRP systems; experience in material control and/or production planning
  • Ability to travel as needed

Equipment Used:

  • Laptop, printer, phone

Personal Protective Equipment/Clothing Required (PPE):

  • Safety glasses and hearing protection as required.
  • ESD smock and grounding equipment as required.

Physical Demands:

(Not Applicable, Occasionally [1-33%; 0-2.5 hrs./day], Frequently [33-66%; 2.5-5.5 hrs./day], Constantly [>66%; 5.5+ hrs./day])

Physical Abilities

  • Stand – Occasionally
  • Walk – Occasionally
  • Sit – Frequently
  • Climb – Not Applicable
  • Crawl – Not Applicable
  • Squat – Not Applicable
  • Kneel – Not Applicable
  • Bend – Not Applicable
  • Twist – Not Applicable
  • Use of Hands/Fingers – Frequently
  • Reach Outward – Not Applicable
  • Reach Above Shoulder – Not Applicable


  • 10 lbs. or less – Occasionally
  • 11-20 lbs. – Not Applicable
  • 21-50 lbs. – Not Applicable
  • 51-100 lbs. – Not Applicable


  • 10 lbs. or less – Occasionally
  • 11-20 lbs. – Not Applicable
  • 21-50 lbs. – Not Applicable
  • 51-100 lbs. – Not Applicable

Sensory Requirements

  • Speech – Yes
  • Vision – Yes
  • Touch – Yes
  • Hearing – Yes
  • Smell – No




Bachelors or better in Business Administration.


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