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Benchmark Electronics

Supply Chain Analyst II

Benchmark Electronics - Winona, MN

Job Description
Job Title Supply Chain Analyst II Job ID(Requisition ID): 3209 Job Summary Supply Chain Analyst I with our Supply Chain Team This is a Buyer role for the purchasing of supplies and part for our production electronic builds. \r
Essential Functions and Competencies Executes the planning and procurement activities to support department, business unit and divisional goals. Also ensures customer needs are met.\r
Develop, maintain and control a realistic master production schedule by balancing customer requirements with manufacturing capacity and parts availability Communicate forecast and production schedule changes to Master Planner and Supply Chain supervisor Analyze potential impact of forecast and production schedule changes on component procurement and production volume Ensure consistency between customer demand information and production build schedules Collaborate with customers, operations and supply chain management to appropriately manage inventory levels and minimize obsolescence Perform “What if” analyses to aid in optimal scheduling, priorities and decision making Act as the key contact for analysis of new orders, change orders and new change analysis from customers Perform material and capacity analysis; Work with Scheduler to establish a production schedule for each order and communicate/resolve issues related to discrepancies between the requested and promised due date Monitor inventory levels and planned order quantities at both the component and assembly level; Generate action plans to ensure that inventory levels are optimized and disposition excess inventory to support business objectives Interface with customers, suppliers and internal resources for management of AVL choices and alternates in order to monitor or reduce product cost or inventory levels Manage EOL and other assurance of supply issues and support Engineering changes and New Product Introduction Participate on the Customer Team as the Supply Chain Department representative and support development of planning processes to support department, business unit and divisional goals Conduct day-to-day business analysis supporting supply chain management Assist the Account Managers in developing monthly sales forecasts; Update the forecast based on the planning process Develop, document and manage customer specific planning systems such as Kanban, safety stock, knowledge based configuration systems, vendor managed inventory or other unique systems Work directly with customers to gain an understanding of a customer’s planning system and how Benchmark and the customer’s processes interact Recommend and implement improvements to the extended planning process in order to gain efficiencies in both Benchmark’s processes and the customer’s processes Assist other team members as needed to ensure customer needs are met Handle all tactical responsibilities associated with purchase orders and perform buying activity for local, regional and global purchasing initiatives All employees are responsible for the Quality of their work to ensure BEI meets, or exceeds Customer Satisfaction. Qualifications / Education / Experience Understanding of the extended process of material procurement, capacity planning, inventory analysis and advanced planning techniques (demand flow scheduling, vendor managed inventory, etc.) Understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) tools (Baan or equivalent) Effective analytical, planning and organizational skills Effective interpersonal skills with coworkers and customers Effective oral and written communication skills Knowledge of purchasing practices and familiarity with, or ability to gain familiarity with, procurement requirements for electronics and related agreements Ability to support a 24/7 global business operation as required Effective negotiation and problem solving skills Demonstrate teamwork and the ability to operate on diverse project teams Demonstrate confidentiality and the ability to represent the company in a professional manner Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment when representing the company in supply chain decisions Participate in a continuous improvement activity Ability to understand and use continuous improvement tools Level I: 0-3 years of experience in commodity purchasing or planning Level II: 5 years in more complex purchasing accounts/commodities with Advanced MRP/ERP knowledge, as well as a working knowledge of supplier contract maintenance and sourcing techniques, strong leadership skills and the ability to effectively mentor coworkers4 year degree Job Category Purchasing Job Location Winona, MN, USA Schedule Day Pay Type Salary Travel Requirement No Job Type Full-Time Apply Now Send this job to a friend Send this job description to a friend by email. All the relevant details will be included in the message. Click here to send this Job Attention Search Agencies Please note that we are not accepting agency phone calls or referrals regarding position vacancies. Third parties should not submit resumes on this site or to Benchmark employees directly. If the decision is made to engage the services of a search agency, we only work with organizations on our preferred vendor list with whom we have a written agreement. If you would like to be considered for this list in the future please contact the local Human Resource office.

7 days 19 hours ago

Benchmark Electronics


Supply Chain Analyst II Benchmark Electronics - Winona, MN, United States


Location: Winona, MN

Company Profile:
Benchmark Electronics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated electronic manufacturing services in the Americas, Asia, and Europe. The company provides engineering solutions, including new product design, prototype, test, and related engineering solutions; and custom test, and automation equipment design and build solutions. It also offers manufacturing and fulfillment solutions, including printed circuit board assembly, assembly of subsystems, circuitry and functionality testing of printed assemblies, environmental and stress testing, and component reliability testing; flex circuit assembly and test solutions; and systems assembly and test solutions, as well as environmental stress tests of assemblies of boards or systems. Additionally, the company offers electronics manufacturing services to communications, defense and aerospace, industrial, medical, and computer original equipment manufacturer (OEM) markets. It serves OEMs of computers and related products for business enterprises, medical devices, industrial control equipment, testing and instrumentation products, and telecommunication equipment. Benchmark Electronics sells its products directly, as well as through independent marketing representatives. The company was formerly known as Electronics, Inc. Benchmark Electronics, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is based in Angleton, Texas.