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Adidas America Supply Chain Business Analyst in Ontario, California

Supply Chain Business Analyst

Supply Chain Business Analyst

Area : Global Operations

Department : Warehouse Management

Direct Reporting Line : Manager Distribution Operations

Indirect/secondary reporting line :

Subsidiary/country : USA

Location: California

GSMS Grade: P1

Number of Personnel Managed : No

Cost Center/Budget and/or Revenue Responsibility :

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

  • Directly supports the adidas Operations’ Manager with the timely processing of adidas orders in a cooperative relationship with our 3PL partner (UPS-SCS) in the adidas West Coast Distribution Center (WCDC). Operations include each/unit picking, dedicated orders, inflation and Samples order processing following their defined service level commitment.

  • Ensures that production schedules, labor standards, picking, inventory accuracy, special projects, customer compliance are maintained to ensure on time performance to the customer. Tracks Key Performance Indicators monthly. Collaborates with adidas management, 3PL management and supervisors to ensure correct processes are followed as needed to maintain standards as defined by customers and adidas management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Daily order processing to ensure that customer orders are completed in an accurate and timely manner. Specifically, adhering to all requirements for packing, value added services, customer requirements and carton labelling.

  • Initiates new methods and procedures designed to maintain the integrity of all processing functions in conjunction with the 3PL.

  • Manage the collection, reporting and feedback regarding order processing using SAP, Excel, Access queries and WMS reporting.

  • Monitor the reporting of 3PL’s labor standards for the operation, includes packing standards value added service activities and defined Customer Compliance standards. Provide feedback to the 3PL.

  • Assist in management of adidas-group interest in all aspects of processing; inventory control (IC) inbound scheduling, receiving, order processing, packing, Value Added Services and shipping as contracted with the 3PL.

  • Responsible for tracking the Inventory Control of the facility. Manages and reports all adjustments and cycle counting results to adidas Group management.

  • Analyze, develop, and implement solutions concerning compliance of outbound shipping through the coordination of customer communications and the effective use of 3PL and IT resources.

  • Analyze and execute timely deliveries and quality of services with outbound transportation companies regarding IT services.

  • Possess the skill sets necessary to 1) Understand the data requirements necessary for analysis, 2) The relationship between various sources of data, 3) The ability to extract the necessary data from a multitude of locations and systems, and 4) The ability to combine that data in a rational and coherent manner in order for it to be analyzed.

  • Develops and distributes reports and interactive database solutions for specific needs in the company.

  • Daily Data Mining and Analysis

  • In the daily course of business as issues arise that require further detail or analysis – Self-directed to create and analyze issues to determine proper courses of action

  • As Special Projects or other requirements arise assist in the development of necessary data layout

  • Extract required data from source locations and compile and validate for final evaluation

Key Relationships:

  • Interface with Manager Distribution Operations, 3rd party Supply Chain Vendor Managers, Samples Management across all Brands, Transportation Managers, CS, Sales and Finance.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :

  • Assists with the supervision of Samples distribution across 4 distinct seasons and across multiple Brands

  • The job requires excessive walking and standing on hard surfaces

  • Should have 5 years’ experience in a large box distribution center environment with pick pack operations, high SKU count in a complex high-speed operation. Relevant industry experience is a plus.

  • Execute analytical and logical thinking, as well as management skills as related to all aspects of Distribution logistics for communication with senior warehouse managers, Customer Satisfaction managers, Credit managers, transportation companies, IT, and customer’s logistics departments

  • High degree of analytical and logical thinking

  • Strong Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, & Outlook skills are required

  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written and management skills as related to all aspects of Distribution logistics

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university or working experience of 5 years in a related industry

At adidas we have a winning culture. But to win, physical power is not enough. Just like athletes our employees need mental strength in their game. We foster the athlete‘s mindset through a set of behaviors that we want to enable and develop in our people and that are at the core of our unique company culture – the 3Cs: CONFIDENCE, COLLABORATION and CREATIVITY.

  • CONFIDENCE allows athletes to make quick decisions on the field, to reach higher. For us at adidas confidence means acknowledging that we don’t have all the answers. But we are willing to take risks, we try new things. And if we fail, then this is part of our learning – it helps us improve.

  • COLLABORATION . Every elite athlete relies on partners: coaches, teammates, and nutritionists. We, too, know that we are stronger together. Winning as one team takes open and candid dialogue, inclusiveness and trust in each other’s abilities and talents.

  • Being the best sports company in the world takes CREATIVITY . No great athlete succeeds by copying their predecessors’ training plans and strategies. We have to be open to new ideas, explore, gain an edge and stand out. Only then can we succeed.

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title: Supply Chain Business Analyst

Brand: adidas

Location: Ontario

TEAM: Global Operations

State: CA

Country/Region: US

Contract Type: Full time

Number: 296328

Date: Mar 28, 2021