Anixter Supply Chain Analyst-Buyer in Glenview, Illinois

Supply Chain Analyst-Buyer

Date Posted12/12/2017

LocationGlenview, IL

CountryUnited States of America

Job TypeFull-Time Regular

Position IdEB-7016780106

Job Description

Supply Chain Analyst – Buyer

Position Profile:

Anixter is seeking a Supply Chain Analyst / Buyer at our global headquarters in Glenview, IL. This position is responsible for both purchasing and placement of product to best service our customers. You would be responsible for managing a multi-million dollar product portfolio while being accountable for providing great customer service and meeting inventory turn goals.

Responsibilities & Duties:

· Purchase material into over 30 distribution centers across North America, using past sales data, customer forecasts, and supplier lead times to maintain inventory at appropriate levels

· Create model inventory programs based on geography and market

· Analyze sales trends and customer forecasts to determine where and how much inventory be in each region

· Determine what orders are needed urgently to keep supply chain moving; work with suppliers to expedite open purchase orders

· Reduce the amount of excess & obsolete inventory by utilizing vendor return programs and stock balancing

· Coordinate inventory deliveries with sales team to make sure we meet or exceed customer expectations

· Monitor key performance metrics including inventory turns, service levels, and supplier lead times

· Collaborate with sales, accounts payable, operations, product management, finance and project management to solve issues and improve customer service

· Develop and maintain relationships with suppliers


· Bachelor’s degree in Business; coursework in Supply Chain, Operations, or Economics a plus

· Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

· Detail oriented and analytical

· 0-3 years of purchasing experience

· Excellent communication and organization skills

· Have excellent customer service skills – able resolve problems in a timely and efficient manner


· Paid vacation that increases over time

· Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance offered

· Easy commute: walking distance to Metra station and access to major highway nearby

· Paid national holidays

· On-site cafeteria

· 401(k) with company match

· Flexible spending account to allow for certain health and travel expenses to paid with pre-tax dollars

· Employee referral program

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.

Job GroupInventory Management