Supply Chain Analyst

Glenview, IL 60026

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Supply Chain Analyst - EES

Position Description

Anixter is seeking a Supply Chain Analyst in our Inventory Management group at our global headquarters in Glenview, IL. This position is responsible for the operational procurement and the management of planning exceptions to ensure high customer service and working capital optimization. You would also be responsible for daily collaboration with suppliers to ensure the inventory plan is executed flawlessly.


  • Release purchase orders into over 100 distribution centers and warehouses across North America using a custom Oracle VCP workbench application
  • Review planning exceptions and work with suppliers to manage ship dates, coordinate expedites and rescheduled orders to keep supply chain moving; provide unmatched customer service while meeting working capital objectives.
  • Reduce the amount of excess & obsolete inventory by utilizing vendor return programs as well as negotiating special returns and finding alternative outlets
  • Develop and maintain relationships with suppliers; Monitor key supplier performance metrics including on-time delivery and lead time variability, as well as lead times and capacity
  • Collaborate with sales, accounts payable, operations, product management, finance, and the inventory planning team to solve issues and improve customer service
  • Question and address inconsistencies and uncertainty in supplier performance and effectiveness, collaborating in strategy with the inventory planning team and product management.

Qualifications & Skills Required

  • Bachelor’s degree; supply chain related certifications or coursework in Business, Supply Chain, Operations, or Economics is a plus
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite, including Access and Excel. Previous experience with planning applications such as Oracle or SAP is a plus.
  • Excellent analytical skills, with high standards of accuracy and quality. Detail oriented with strong decision making skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, both internally and externally, ability to effectively interact with all levels of the organization
  • Have excellent customer service skills – able to resolve problems in a timely and efficient manner

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 to better understand their business challenges specify cost-saving solutions and make informed purchasing decisions around technologies, applications and relevant standards.

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. We give you the knowledge, tools and supports required to succeed. If you have the drive and focus to success we will help you become the best in our industry.

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. We provide our employees excellent benefits including medical, dental, 401(k) with employer match, paid vacation that increases over time, and additional company provided retirement benefits.

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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"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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