Supply Chain Analyst

Genuine Parts Company Smyrna , GA 30080

Posted 3 weeks ago



Supply Chain Analyst


This position reports to the SPR Purchasing Manager


The S.P.

Richards Company is a North American business product wholesale leader.

We equip reseller customers with an expansive inventory of office furniture, business technology products, cleaning and breakroom supplies, copy paper, and printer supplies - virtually everything they need to become the one-stop shop for all of our customers' needs. In addition, S.P Richards provides a comprehensive offering of value-added sales and marketing programs, leading edge online content and search tools, nationwide distribution capabilities, advanced logistics technology, and sophisticated margin management and data analytics programs to help our customers succeed in today's competitive business environment. We pride ourselves on our ability and enthusiasm to collaborate with clients to design a customized program to help achieve their business and operational objectives.

Not many companies doing business today can claim a heritage that predates the Civil War. S.P.

Richards Company can do just that -- with over 160 years of business excellence. While the company is proud of its history, it is also even more excited about its future. Today S.


Richards Company is a part of Genuine Parts Company, a Fortune 250 business specializing in distribution, logistics and value-added services. We serve a critical role in the office products industry supply chain:

Providing resellers with the inventory, logistics, sales and marketing support they need to support their business customers

Providing vendor partners with the marketing and distribution expertise that helps promote and sell their products

Providing the industry system providers with the data and online content and product information necessary to equip mutual customers with tools to operate efficiently and profitably

We invite you to learn more about our company by visiting


Headquarters, Atlanta


The Supply Chain Analyst role is an amazing opportunity to become an impact player in the organization. New to the organization, this role will gather data and conduct analysis which will improve S.


Richards' supply chain operations and increase efficiency while managing costs. You can learn from experienced mentors while creating new tools and processes working across a wide array of departments. This will be a highly visible role within S.P.

Richards Company with the ability to impact the overall financial performance and long-term growth plans of the Company.

You will enjoy a great career path of longevity with this forward-leaning/ established company and provided every resource needed for success!


The Supply Chain Analyst is responsible for gathering data and conducting analysis with the goal of improving S.P.

Richards' supply chain operations by increasing efficiency and reducing costs.

We seek a proven problem solver with an analytical mind and a strong understanding on supply chain concepts such as inventory and demand planning. The Analyst will be working effectively with cross-functional teams, including colleagues from Supply Chair, Merchandising, Operations, Marketing and Pricing. The key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Data Collection
  • Gathering data from a variety of internal databases using SQL queries and reporting systems.
  • Data Visualization
  • Building graphics and dashboards in Excel / Qlik to track department KPIs such as Service Line Fill, Missed Sales Dollars, Inventory for each Distribution Center
  • Customer Missed Sales Analysis
  • Preparing reports and taking action to adjust inventory to capture future sales
  • Projections and Forecasts
  • Leveraging Manhattan IO and company data sources to create purchase projections for vendors
  • Process Improvements Projects
  • Obtaining, analyzing data and making recommendations for improvement such as inventory reduction, stocking strategy analysis, and data integrity improvement



The ideal candidate will have 3-5+ years of experience in analyzing business processes specifically supply chain / purchasing processes. Other key qualifications include:

Advanced Microsoft Excel and Data Visualization experience required

Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations.

Documentation skills of business processes and procedures, draw valid conclusions and make sound business process decisions

Effective presentation skills - present information and respond to questions

Strong people skills; professionalism presence and maturity


We seek a humble, servant leader with a demonstrated track record of success with collaboration and is a great fit into the corporate culture and dedicated to his/ her profession. He/ She must possess good judgement, maturity and strong work ethic. The candidate's personal characteristics should also include:

Focused, disciplined, personable; a highly effective verbal/written communicator

Experienced interfacing with diverse levels of management and demonstrated success

A self-starter personality, driven and purposeful, good judgement with the ability to build relationships

Detail oriented with strong follow through

Strategic with the ability to work with management at many levels

Organized and systematic


Bachelor's Degree from a four-year institution, required


Our company offers an attractive compensation package that includes a competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package.


Christi Howard Laura Lloyd

Recruiting Team Recruiting Team


Richards Company S.P.

Richards Company

678.831.0744 770.800.6639

GPC believes the fair and equitable treatment of employees, customers, suppliers and other persons is critical to fulfilling its vision and goals. GPC conducts its business without regard to sex, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, military status, status as a veteran, or any other protected characteristic. GPC's policy is to recruit, hire, train, promote, assign, transfer and terminate employees based on their own ability, achievement, experience and conduct and other legitimate business reasons.

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