Supply Chain Analyst

Job Posted 3/27/2024
Santa Ana
United States
Job Description


Report to: Supply Chain Manager


The Buyer role will assist the Supply Chain manager in daily tasks and requirements, including but not limited to, the following:



  • Assist Supply Chain manager and branch managers maintain inventory stocking profiles that support customer requirements and ensure world class delivery & service

  • Analyze market trends and delivery conditions to determine present and future material availability and schedule replenishment orders accordingly

  • Receive and validate incoming requisitions

  • Prepare & place purchase orders

  • Manage cost and address AP to PO issues

  • Prevent & reduce excess & obsolete inventory

  • Answer supplier and customer inquiries

  • Process data entry requests and conduct system inquiries

  • Follow up with suppliers on open order & delivery status

  • Adhere to company’s procurement policies and procedures

  • Manage activities to meet or exceed Inventory Report metrics

  • Respond promptly to internal inquiries

  • Assist in other tasks or projects under the supply chain group including but not limited to inventory control functions


  • Bachelor’s degree or high school diploma, 3-5 years’ experience in distribution business with 2+ years purchasing experience.


  • Strong Customer Service skills and problem resolution

  • Demonstrated ability to perform and adapt in a changing environment

  • Must be able to work independently and be a self-starter

  • Ability to be effective without immediate supervision

  • Available to travel as necessary for occasional meetings, audits, cycle counts