Sr. Analyst, Inventory Control

at The Kraft Heinz Foods Company in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Job Description
Primary Responsibilities

Traceability and Hold and Release Owner
Communicate and ensure the execution of all finished good quality hold and release orders for product outside of plant control.
Coordinate with collective team to ensure all tasks and communication of hold is completed and aligned with quality.
Working with Plant and BU Quality and the distribution network, perform distribution product reconciliation of affected inventory.
Become SME in Traceability data, tools, and procedures.
Ensure compliance by all 3PLs for timely and accurate coding and communication of blocked stock.
Physical Inventory
Manage 3rd party handling of $1.3B of finished-goods inventory. Facilitate end-to-end process to minimize traceability gaps.
Communicate inventory loss metrics across 100+ distribution centers. Assess warehouse performance and coordinate/lead remediation plans.
Support managing and minimizing the warehouse controlled SCL (supply chain losses).
Administrator of cycle count policy and procedures at all warehouses, collection of counts, ensure adherence to policy, and remediation for sites that fall below threshold.
Own reporting and root cause analysis of inventory counting losses, drive accountability across all Kraft Heinz Plants, Buffers, and Mixing Centers.
Continuous development of reporting tools and metrics to effectively control processes, mitigate inventory losses, and drive greater visibility to 3PLs and KHC.
Inventory Accuracy
Assist in monitoring and communication of inventory accuracy between warehouse management systems (WMS) and systems of record.
Assisting warehouses with processing and root cause analysis of SAP IDocs and inventory variances
Drive accountability and ownership of inventory accuracy to 3PLs and warehouses through ownership of daily ownership of KPI's and other metric reporting.
Support 3rd Party Logistics (3PL) and Warehouse Management System (WMS) startups
Provide testing support, on-site cut over assistance, and hyper-care trouble shooting.
Conduct training of new INSIDERS on-site, preparing them to support the site independently by the end of the hyper care period.
Communication of timelines, resources, expectations, and the importance of inventory accuracy with leadership, management, and end users prior to cutover


BS/BA level degree preferred; preferably in Logistics, Accounting, Engineering or Computer Science, or related
3-5 years of Supply Chain experience (Distribution, Product Supply, and/or Quality preferred)
Financial knowledge/experience a plus
At least 3-5 years of experience with Excel, analytics skills, and presentation skills
Up to 30 % travel potential
Must be very adept with computer software applications, such as Excel, Access, Power Point, Word
Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
Cross functional Supply Chain knowledge and connectivity
Flexibility, Adaptability, Personal Drive and Leadership
Proficient in data analysis, problem solving
Ability to prioritize work and work under pressure
Ethics and Integrity
Experience working with 3rd Party Logistics providers preferred; understanding of warehouse floor operations preferred
Experience with SQL preferred
Experience with Systems - Warehouse Management Systems, InSite/Trace, SAPLocation(s)Chicago/Aon Center

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer that prohibits discrimination or harassment of any type. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require an accommodation to participate in the job application or hiring process should contact  .

It is the continuing policy of The Kraft Heinz Company to afford full equal employment opportunity to qualified employees and applicants, regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental handicaps, military or veteran status, sexual preference, or any other protected condition or characteristic in conformity with all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations.
Final candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship. Exceptions requesting work visa sponsorship will be reviewed on a case to case basis.

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Job Posting: 11797469

Posted On: Apr 02, 2024

Updated On: May 02, 2024

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