Job Description

Do you want to be part of a team that aspires to improve the quality of life for others? Are you interested in efficient manufacturing processes that promote sustainability? Do you feel a sense of accomplishment in a job well done? At Carpenter Co., we challenge our employees to learn from and inspire one another – all levels of the company collaborate, communicate and constantly improve to achieve shared success. If that sounds like an environment in which you will thrive, Carpenter Co. could be a great fit for you!

Carpenter Co. has an immediate opening for Supply Chain Analyst at our Corporate office in Richmond, Virginia.  This position will support the Supply Chain Manager, Sales and Purchasing Agents to collect and analyze sales and sales forecasts. 

Carpenter Co. employees are committed to working hard to ensure production goals are met while maintaining operations excellence. As the successful candidate, you will be expected to play a critical role in optimizing the efficiency and effectiveness of the Mattress and Consumer supply chain operations within Carpenter Co.  Their primary responsibility is to analyze the Mattress and Consumer supply chain, including actual to forecasted sales and production, inventory levels, and demand forecasting.

Your additional responsibilities as Supply Chain Analyst will include:

  • Data Analysis: Analyze Mattress and Consumer supply chain data to identify areas for improvement and cost reduction opportunities using SAP ERP system.  
  • Demand Forecasting: Develop accurate Mattress and Consumer demand forecasts using historical data, market trends, and input from sales to ensure optimal inventory levels and minimize stockouts or excess inventory. 
  • Inventory Management: Optimize Mattress and Consumer inventory levels by implementing inventory control strategies such as reorder point calculations, safety stock management, and inventory turnover analysis.
  • Supplier Management: Evaluate supplier performance based on factors such as on-time delivery, quality, and cost, and collaborate with Director of Operations and Corporate Supply Chain to give input on negotiations and terms.  
  • Process Improvement: Identify inefficiencies in supply chain processes and propose and implement solutions to streamline operations and reduce costs while maintaining high levels of service and quality. 
  • Reporting and Communication: Prepare and present reports to communicate key supply chain metrics and performance indicators to key stakeholders across the organization. 
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Collaborate with cross-functional teams including operations, accounting, sales, and IT to ensure alignment of supply chain activities with overall business goals and objectives. 

Skills / Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Logistics, related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years’ experience in sales analysis and inventory planning
  • Strong analytical skills with proficiency in data analysis tools such as Excel or statistical software
  • Knowledge of supply chain concepts, including inventory management, demand forecasting, logistics, and procurement

Important Notes

Carpenter Co. is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or other legally protected characteristic.

Carpenter Co. conducts pre-employment drug testing on all applicants that receive and accept a written offer of employment.