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Area Inventory Analyst


Fresno, CA, US, 93720-1572

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.


In support of SGS strategic purchasing direction, this role plays a critical role in forecasting, inventory management, and distribution/logistics for SGS areas for Crop Nutrition, Crop Protection, Specialty Products, and/or Seed. The incumbent must be capable of working under limited time lines and supervision. This role works closely with SGS Area management and Platform Procurement Team to manage issues identified with forecasting, inventory management and logistics.

Key Responsibilities
  • Develop area forecast to help determine inventory needs by considering platform strategy and understanding the needs of the market.
  • Inventory management, including reducing aging inventory, and facilitating area inventory transfers, warehouse oversight (which could include supervisor of warehouse personnel) including inventory monitoring, shipping, receiving, cost control safety and controls.
  • Acts as liaison between SGS Area Management and Platform Procurement Team.
  • Evaluate Area Product request, placing requisitions for all purchases, and maintaining purchasing information system.
Typical Education
Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university
Relevant Experience
5+ years related experience and/or training
Other Information

• Trade qualifications desirable.
• Store Management/operation qualifications.
• Strong CMMS skills - experience in the use of MEX is highly desirable.
• Strong computer literacy skills in Microsoft Suite.
• Attention to detail - the job requires a strong focus on and organizing.
• Ability to effectively build rapport, motivate, communicate with and work cohesively with employees at all levels of the business – management, staff and shop floor personnel.
• Well-developed organizational skills, with the ability to successfully meet competing deadlines.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Self-motivated and highly organized.
• Excellent problem solving and time management skills.
• At least 5 years’ demonstrable experience in leading and supervising teams in a manufacturing/operations sector operating Engineering stores.
• Team focused and ability to relate well in an operationally diverse work place environment. 
• Sound knowledge and experience of Lean Manufacturing principles.
• CMMS experience (experience in the use of MEX is highly desirable).

Job Requisition ID: 2475

Travel Required: None

Location(s): SGS Retail - Fresno 

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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