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Supply Chain Analyst Job

Date: Jun 28, 2019

Location: King of Prussia, PA, US

Company: Arkema

Req Id 30671 - Posted 05/30/2019 - Supply Chain - King of Prussia. Pennsylvania. US


Based at Arkema's Corporate Offices and R&D Center in King of Prussia, PA, the Supply Chain Analyst is responsible for providing supply chain support for the Technical Polymers business unit.  The position reports to the Technical Polymers Supply Chain Director and interfaces with Marketing, Manufacturing, Corporate Supply Chain, Logistics, Purchasing, Sales and Customer Service Personnel within Arkema and requires close coordination and collaboration with global counterparts in Europe and Asia.


Specific job activities include (but are not limited to):


Analyzing and preparing time-sensitive reporting specific to the Technical Polymers (Specialty Polyamides and Fluoropolymers) supply chain organizations.  Specifically inventory (prime and sub-prime) to enable BU to identify actionable items. Data accuracy is critical, as the BU will be making strategic decisions based on this reporting.

  • Analyst activities include the calculation and analysis of metrics implemented in the scope of the global Working Capital Optimization project (forecast accuracy, supply chain performance, % inventory within targets). Analyst will be responsible for the evolution of metric sources for reporting initiatives. The position also includes conducting performance reviews for inventory health and forecast accuracy and identifying improvement in the current process and tools.
  • Analyst will also serve as liaison between business unit and global teams to aid in the validation of global reporting initiatives. Analyst will work with business unit on aligning business processes to global standard to achieve accurate KPIs and drive continuous improvement. This requires validation using various tools such as Power BI, Picaso, WWBR, SAP PRD & NICE.
  • Analyst will also be responsible for managing master data in all systems (Picaso, SAP, Salesforce and MDM) to align with global product hierarchies.
  • Analyst will be responsible for any ad-hoc reporting that is required of the business unit (statistical forecast, system health check, inventory missing in transit, service offer monitoring and demand availability & allocation).


Managing the purchase order management of any imported raw materials; including Monomers and 3rd party raw material purchases.

  • Work with Global Supply Chain Teams on creating and maintaining any purchases orders related to Monomer within Arkema. This activity would be both in the PRD and NICE SAP Systems.


Other Duties as assigned.

  • Process invoices related to domestic and/or international freight and verify for accuracy
  • Manage all daily Quality Data Entry into SAP for Imported Products
  • Daily management of the Transportation Management System
  • Pricing and Rebate Maintenance
  • Data Management Master Data Creation and Management in all systems
  • Create and Submit and paperwork required for NAFTA, Conflict Minerals and Duty Substitution



  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or related discipline.
  • 1-3 years of experience in Supply Chain or related field.
  • Possess a strong working knowledge of supply chain concepts and systems in which they will be working (i.e.
  • Working Capital, inventory days on hand, inventory health, inventory categories – blocked/aged/Quality Inspection, etc.) 
  • Proficiency in data manipulation and entry
  • The candidate must be skilled at mastering Excel, Power Point, Word, and demonstrated experience learning other company/proprietary tools.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter with inquisitive nature along with aptitude to originate and implement new concepts quickly.
  • Capability of quickly learning new technology and systems and applying knowledge in regular use
  • Strong organizational  skills
  • Capacity to analyze and establish policies
  • Detail oriented


A designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance. Our balanced business portfolio spans high-performance materials, industrial specialties and coating solutions. Our globally recognized brands are ranked among the leaders in the markets we serve. Reporting annual sales of €8.8 billion ($10.4 billion USD) in 2018, we employ approximately 20,000 people worldwide and operate in close to 55 countries. We are committed to active engagement with all our stakeholders. Our research centers in North America, France and Asia concentrate on advances in bio-based products, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.

Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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