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Deployment Analyst

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The Deployment Analyst is responsible for determining appropriate target inventory levels to support customer sales demands at the Forward Distribution Center and regional warehouses, while meeting inventory turn objectives and mode mix targets. Responsible for ensuring order fill objectives for all customers assigned to the warehouse.

Key Responsibilities

  • Analyzes inventory levels by SKU daily, directing Customer Service on out-of-stock situations and providing solutions through daily reporting procedures. Monitors weekly sales and forecasted sales. Determines restocking requirements by quantity/time/mode/origin. Resolves replenishment problems to avoid out-of-stock situations. Provides analysis of future inventory replenishment requirements to Inventory Planners.                
  • Manages inventory targets to space availability. Ensures timely inbound deployment practices that allow utilizing the low cost distribution mode.
  • Enters stocking orders to deploy inventory to replenish the Forward Distribution Center to target.             
  • Monitors inventory draw and replenishment patterns, and reports and recommends corrective actions.                      
  • Researches & communicates inventory discrepancies.

Typical Education

Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university

Relevant Experience

3+ years related experience and/or training

Other Information

Requires broad knowledge of distribution and warehousing. Experience in the food industry, dealing with perishables and product rotation demand is preferred.  Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Computer competency in databases and spreadsheets. Resolves most questions and problems and refers only the most complex issues to higher levels; and is assigned an average number of warehouses and products, with moderate complexity.

Job Requisition ID: 7026

Travel Required: None

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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