Strategic Supply Chain Expert

The Strategic Supply Chain Analyst will be responsible for developing, leading, and implementing an effective Supply Chain design for ForeOptics’ client in the Aerospace and Defense sector. The Strategic Supply Chain Analyst will establish solutions to drive self-correcting continuous improvement in overall part availability minimizing aircraft downtime. Being a highly collaborative role in nature, the Strategic Supply Chain Analyst will need to seek buy-in and gain commitment from key stakeholders including senior leadership and all stakeholders within ForeOptics and the client. The ideal candidate will have deep experience with tactical hands-on planning, ERP/MRP systems and supply chain network planning, translation of process design into system technical specifications, organizational development, and overall process transformation.


Work with ForeOptics and Client stakeholders to design and implement an end-to-end supply chain planning process for the client

Develop and implement an optimized inventory network that maximizes part availability and minimizes aircraft downtime.

Work with team members to define systematic requirements in the end-to-end supply chain design to guide technology solutions identification, implementation, and testing

Recommend and design KPIs, dashboard, and analytics depicting Supply Chain process health and potential risk areas

Support training and coaching of client team members in the adoption of the supply chain design

Work dynamically to support the immediate short-term needs of the client with interim solutions while concurrently working to establish the long-term solution

Lead cross functional alignment and understanding of inventory and logistics policy

Delivers methodology to monitor and maintain end-to-end planning data integrity

Education, Experience, Qualifications

Must possess excellent communication skills and exchange information with others accurately

Exceptional organization in managing time with the ability to prioritize multiple projects simultaneously and meet strict deadlines

Strong data collection, analysis, validation, and auditing skills

US Citizen to comply with ITAR guidelines

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Operations, Supply Chain or Engineering preferred

5yrs+ experience in a Supply Chain or Operations role required

3yrs+ experience in a consulting role preferred

Proficient with Microsoft Office, especially Excel, as well as calendar management and general technology is required

Experience with ERP/MRP planning software packages

Experience in Aerospace & Defense strongly required

Experience in an MRO environment required

Preferred: CPIM, CSCP

less than 25%, as needed
lakeland, FL
US citizens only

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