Supply Chain Analyst – Special Projects & Kitting

Glenview, IL 60026

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EES Supply Chain Analyst – Special Projects & Kitting

Company Information
Anixter is a Fortune 500 company and a leading global supplier of communication and security products and electrical and electronic wire and cable. Our high-performing team works closely with customers and the community to better understand their business challenges specify cost-saving solutions and make informed purchasing decisions around technologies, applications and relevant standards. Please view our video for more information about Anixter.
Anixter offers competitive salary and a bonus program to reward your results. We are known for our exceptional training and on-going development programs to support your career growth including a tuition reimbursement. We provide our employees excellent benefits including medical, dental, 401(k) with employer match, and additional company provided retirement benefits.

Position Profile:

Anixter is seeking a supply chain analyst to join our Electrical & Electronic Solutions Inventory Management Group in Glenview, IL. We are searching for an individual with exceptional communication skills, positive attitude and exceptional time management skills to join our team. The successful candidate will play an active role in the set up and maintenance of new and existing customer centered stocking/kitting programs. An ideal candidate will be able to use systems to develop business goals in alignment with contractual agreements as well as provide great internal support for our sales team. Individuals with strong negotiation skills and the ability to develop creative solutions to problems should apply. This role entails a large amount of correspondence via email and phone. Clear and effective writing and verbal communication are essential to the success of this role.

As a supply chain analyst, you will have the opportunity to be responsible for ensuring adequate inventory levels for customer stocking program and kitting projects, managing the movement of goods between distribution centers, and supporting the needs of the sales representatives within your designated accounts.

Additional responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor overall inventory requirements for project portfolio. This includes the execution of pre-sales inventory risk analysis, processing new inventory requests, part activation, bill of material and cost management, managing internal and external work orders, and monitoring inventory excess and obsolescence.
  • Managing the purchase order life-cycle for all project specific bill of materials. Life-cycle includes monitoring a daily buy list, purchase order submission to vendors, shipping confirmations and expedites, resolving pricing and receiving discrepancies, and entering internal stock transfers as needed
  • Work with sales, accounts payable, operations, product management, finance and project management to solve issues and improve our quality policy


  • Service-oriented individual that possess strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to quickly learn key systems, efficiently multi-task, resolve problems in a timely manner, and adapt to new technologies are musts.
  • Possess excellent communication (verbal & written) and organizational skills.
  • High attention to detail with the ability analyze discrepancies and provide solutions.
  • College degree in a related field and/or 2-5 years working in a supply chain role
  • Previous experience with purchasing or customer centered account management is preferred.
  • We will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position

Work Environment
Our founders developed the Blue Book more than 40 years ago to present the beliefs and ethos that define our business style. While we have grown and changed dramatically since we were established in 1957, one thing has remained constant: our commitment to the values presented in the Blue Book. You can review The Blue Book here.

Anixter is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran. We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

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Our Blue Book!

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"Enthusiasm is the greatest business asset in the world. It beats money, power and influence." Read more to find out if Anixter's business style is a good fit for you.

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EEO is the Law, and we comply with every aspect of it. It's part of our values, and the way we conduct business. For more information, click here: EEO is the Law

Anixter is an Affirmative Action employer and an inclusive environment. We welcome all races, ethnicities, genders, religions, and ages, candidates who are veterans, disabled, LGBT, and we welcome diverse viewpoints and experiences. Our employees reflect our customers, vendors, and communities.

We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

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