Analyst I, Parts Supply - The Toro Company
JR#8616 - Analyst I, Parts Supply- The Toro Company
Who Are We?
The Toro Company is a homegrown, Minnesota-based company that has been in business since 1914. We pride ourselves on providing world class equipment to help maintain the environment that we love, while putting an emphasis on giving back to the communities that surround us. From residential lawns and gardens, to venues such as St. Andrews Links and Target Field, we are a company with a global footprint and a passion for helping people beautify whatever landscape they may be in. With 100 years of operation under our belt and an average employee tenure of 15 years, come find out what makes The Toro Company the best place in the Twin Cities to build a career.
The Parts Supply Analyst is responsible for the ongoing procurement of service parts in quantities sufficient to maintain the 98% customer service fill rate requirements at a minimum financial investment. Maintain main point of contact to/from the supplier responsibilities to include questions related to forecast, capacity, delivery, and receipt of goods.
This role is not a parts expeditor --but a strategic analyst for the long-term cost-effective planning of parts and supplies.
Work location:This opportunity is on-site at the Minneapolis/Bloomington Corporate Headquarters.Remote/Hybrid is not available for this opportunity at this time.
Sponsorship: This opportunity is NOT eligible for VISA Immigration Sponsorship, now nor in the future.
What will you do?
Responsible for setting and monitoring the parts controls to assure adequate inventory balances at a minimum financial investment.
Using past history, Demand Solutions forecast, and other data available, determine lot sizes and safety times for materials assigned to ensure that fill rate and inventory turn goals are achieved. Run monthly reports to validate forecast. Research variances and work directly with Strategic Forecast Analysts to determine action plans. Report weekly metrics including past due POs, backorders, pending’s, etc.
Develop economic order quantities, lot sizes, and schedules delivery consistent with required procurement and manufacturing lead-time.Develop part delivery schedules with suppliers to meet customer fill rates, inventory goals, and financial objectives.
Issue shop work orders for assembly, disassembly, and packaging of accessories and parts kits.
Conduct root cause analysis on backordered parts. Exhaust all resources to gain shipment of needed part(s) for unit downs.
What do you need?
BA/BS degree in Business, Sourcing, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering or related field preferred.
1-3 years of previous Retail Business Analyst or Operations experience required; Experience in inventory control and basic mechanical aptitude required.
Time management, multi-tasking and organizational skills/experience required. Must have the ability to work in a fast paced, high demand problem solving environment with the ability to meet and/or negotiate timelines as necessary.Highly self-motivated, ability to work under pressure, manage and prioritize multiple objectives concurrently, attend to details, and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment.
Strong written and verbal communication skills to effectively and diplomatically interact; must be patient, tactful, and flexible with people from a wide range of disciplines.
Proficient computer skills including SAP, SharePoint, MS Excel, MS Word.
Capacity to work independently as well as within a team-oriented, collaborative environment
0 to 10% travel (domestic).
What Can We Give You?
At The Toro Company, we are always working to make sure our employees know just how valued they are. In addition to a competitive salary, an affordable and top tier medical/dental/vision plan, 401k, and many other great benefits - The Toro company offers employees at our Bloomington, MN Headquarters location a variety of perks, including:
Dress for your day - We know you're more productive when you're comfortable, which is why TTC employees are encouraged to take advantage of our casual, corporate environment.
Location – Conveniently located at the corporate headquarters, near both St. Paul and Minneapolis, we are centrally located for most commuters!
Food - Take advantage of our onsite café, which serves both breakfast and lunch. With a Caribou Coffee attached, you can grab a snack and a coffee at any time during your day.
Wellness - The Toro Company’s HQ offers complimentary use of our onsite fitness facility to employees. In addition to physical wellbeing, TTC offers a variety of mental health and financial health resources to all employees.
Competitive Salary – Salary will be determined by experience and qualifications. If you need to, you can access your pay early with the One@Work app.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
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