Sr Inventory Analyst - 90298630 - Philadelphia

Date: Oct 15, 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.

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Responsible for the development and implementation of strategic planning and supply chain initiative focused on Inventory Management (Value, capital projects, service levels and inventory turns).  Analyze data to identify supply chain gaps and develop corrective action plans.  Optimize working capital to support and achieve corporate objectives.  Perform forecast analysis to evaluate and develop best case inventory strategies through proper inventory planning actions (safety stock/order point policies).


•     Establishes system forecasting and inventory settings for assigned parts and material to ensure availability and efficient use of resources. 
•    As necessary, reviews, approves, and adjusts system recommended replenishment procurements. 
•    Manages inventory across the Amtrak maintenance network to optimize distribution plans and identify operational improvements; manage inventory accuracy and adjustments.
•    Evaluates and resolves excess and insufficient inventory situations. 
•    Works closely with the buyers and customers to effectively plan inventory requirements, update and approve bills of material, and improve efficiency.
•    Works closely with the buyers to select best method to procure needed material and manage vendor performance. 
•    Manages the return, repair, and re-stocking of components including those repaired by vendors and warranty returns to vendors. 
•    Leverages best practices and makes decisions based on the best interests of the internal customers. 
•    Implements supply chain processes that reduce total cost of ownership


•    Bachelor degree in materials or logistics management, supply chain management, operations management, business, or similar field and/or equivalent combination of education, training and/or work experience. 

•   3 years of relevant work experience or equivalent combination of education/experience
•    Proven experience in supply chain management/inventory planning and analysis 

•    Expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel 

•    Experience in a supply chain environment
•    Experience in a matrix environment and experience promoting a safe workplace.

•    Ability to cleanse, analyze, and make recommendations from high volumes of raw data to increase supply chain productivity

•    Ability to communicate complex analytical data to peers and senior leadership
•    Prior satisfactory job performance.
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, and Project



•    MBA and certified courses in Operations Management (i.e. Production, Procurement, Inventory Control, Planning, Scheduling, APICS, Six Sigma).
•    5 years of experience in inventory management, distribution, and logistics. 

•    Experience in repair and return/reverse logistics policies and procedures.

•    Proven experience in supply chain management/inventory planning and analysis using safety stock and min/max planning concepts.
•    Knowledge and experience with SAP. 
•    APICS Certification (CPIM).  
•    Experience in managing material in a maintenance environment including component repair cycles. 
•    Experience with vendor managed inventory, consignment inventory, and sales and operations planning processes


Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Requisition ID:68393
Posting Location(s):Pennsylvania
Job Family/Function:Finance 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:Up to 25% 

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.

All positions require pre-employment background check verification, a pre-employment drug screen and proof of full vaccination against COVID -19. Amtrak is committed to a safe workplace free of drugs and alcohol and performs pre-employment substance abuse 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.   Successful applicants for employment with Amtrak must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of hire as a condition of employment, subject to requests for accommodation.  Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR § 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, the individual will not be 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 EOE/Affirmative Action Minority/Female employer, and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race/color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions), national origin/ethnicity, age, disability (intellectual, mental and physical), veteran status, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, genetic information, citizenship or any other personal characteristics protected by law.

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