Horsham, PA, USA
Job Description Have you ever enjoyed Arnold, Brownberry or Oroweat bread? A Thomas English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee, Entenmanns or Marinela cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USABimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the worlds largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.The Materials Analyst is responsible for balancing supply and demand for ingredients and packaging for bakeries in the BBU inbound supply chainPRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:Complete the MRP analysis/replenishment review of required stocking levels for ingredients and packaging in designated plantsExecute release orders to approved suppliers based on existing purchasing contracts and blanket purchase orders, track confirmations, and expedite shipments as necessary to maintain inventory levels within the guidelines set by BBUPOSITION DESCRIPTION;Maintain web-based inventory planning sheets on a weekly/daily schedule as specified by BBUExecute release orders in Oracle and track confirmations to insure timely receipt of ingredients and packaging into bakeriesManage packaging and ingredients transitions as a result of innovation, packaging re-design, promotional activity and product transfersObtain and update forecasts in inventory planning sheets to support new product introductions and promotional activityReview, coordinate, and place release orders for all bulk ingredients at designated plantsReview monthly analysis of slow moving inventory and take appropriate actions to reduce obsolescenceBuild and maintain strong business-to-business relationships with key suppliers & internal customersIdentify, research and implement cost-saving opportunitiesTrack and expedite incoming orders as needed to insure continued production at the plants.