Sr Inventory Analyst - 90291015 - Philadelphia

Date: Jun 9, 2021

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Company: Amtrak

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Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

Are you ready to join our team?

The Sr. Inventory Analyst will have the primary responsibility of reporting and analytical support for the Maintenance of Way Procurement Team. This position will work independently and with cross functional counterparts to measure and report supply chain performance relative to various KPIs including PO throughput, demand planning, inventory turnover, and on-time performance, among others. In addition, the role will create user dashboards and develop reports on KPIs and metrics derived from multiple data systems and assist in departmental initiatives and projects.


•    Design and produce internal reports and metrics to measure, track, and summarize operational performance, trends, efficiencies, and risk.
•    Build reports and dashboards to support the supply chain leadership team, including presentation slides, memos, and process documentations
•    Perform analysis to identify cost savings and inventory optimization
•    Maintain supplier metrics, contribute to the supplier management process
•    Develop and execute solutions to enhance supply chain operations
•    Creates ad-hoc reports at the request of upper management


•    Bachelor’s Degree required OR equivalent combination of training, education and relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

•    3 years of relevant experience required.
•    Experience in a matrix environment and experience promoting a safe workplace.
•    Prior satisfactory job performance.
•    Expert in Microsoft Excel (IF-Then, VLOOKUP, Pivot tables, etc.).
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Powerpoint
•    Knowledge of end-to-end supply chain processes including planning, sourcing, production, and logistics
•    Strong written and oral communication skills, advanced computer and analytical skills.
•    Strong report writing and presentation skills. 
•    Ability to build relationships throughout business to assure program initiatives are met.
•    Demonstrated knowledge in data mining, data modeling and data warehousing.
•    Familiar with data and metric development that leads to business optimization and efficiencies.
•    In-depth understanding of organizational data flow and its use in management decision-making.
•    Ability to develop solutions to a variety of problems and ensure solutions are consistent with organization objectives


•    Bachelor’s degree in materials or logistics management, supply chain management, operations management, business, or related discipline.

•    5+ years of relevant experience preferred

•    Microsoft Applications certification
•    Working knowledge of SAP Ariba is also preferred
•    Expertise in using various analytical tools such as MS Access, MS Excel, Tableau, and others
•    Ability to perform statistical analysis of business data and ability to create visual graphs to more effectively illustrate trends for end users.
•    Ability to write Macros in Excel or related applications to create dashboards and reports.
•    Extensive experience with ERP systems, specifically SAP.
•    Expert knowledge of supply chain, inventory management, commodity management, and supplier management.
•    Advanced statistical knowledge.

Requisition ID:56161
Posting Location(s):Pennsylvania
Job Family/Function:Supply Chain & Logistics 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:None 

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing.   All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing.  Marijuana, notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use.  Candidates who engage in the usage of marijuana will not be qualified for hire.  We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.  

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions.   If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.

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