Anixter Supply Chain Analyst in Glenview, Illinois

Supply Chain Analyst

Date Posted11/1/2018

LocationGlenview, IL

CountryUnited States of America

Job TypeFull-Time Regular

Position IdEB-2022851372

Job Description

Supply ChainAnalyst - EES


Anixter is seeking a Supply Chain Analystin our

Inventory Management groupat 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.


  • Releasepurchase orders into over 100 distribution centers and warehouses across NorthAmerica using a custom Oracle VCP workbench application

  • Review planningexceptions and work with suppliers to manage ship dates, coordinate expeditesand rescheduled orders to keep supply chain moving; provide unmatched customerservice while meeting working capital objectives.

  • Reduce theamount of excess & obsolete inventory by utilizing vendor return programs aswell as negotiating special returns and finding alternative outlets

  • Developand maintain relationships with suppliers; Monitor key supplier performancemetrics including on-time delivery and lead time variability, as well as leadtimes and capacity

  • Collaboratewith sales, accounts payable, operations, product management, finance, and theinventory planning team to solve issues and improve customer service

  • Questionand address inconsistencies and uncertainty in supplier performance andeffectiveness, collaborating in strategy with the inventory planning team andproduct management.

Qualifications & Skills Required

  • Bachelor’sdegree; supply chain related certifications or coursework in Business, SupplyChain, Operations, or Economics is a plus

  • Proficientwith Microsoft Office suite, including Access and Excel. Previous experience with planningapplications such as Oracle or SAP is a plus.

  • Excellentanalytical skills, with high standards of accuracy and quality. Detail oriented with strong decision makingskills.

  • Excellent verbaland written communication skills, both internally and externally, ability toeffectively interact with all levels of the organization

  • Haveexcellent customer service skills – able to resolve problems in a timely andefficient 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.


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.


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 workin an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

Job GroupInventory Management