SpartanNash Analyst, Supply Chain in Byron Center, Michigan

NOTE: This position is only located in Grand Rapids, MI

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SpartanNash is an equal opportunity employer (minorities/women/disabled/veterans)

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Position Summary

Responsible to evaluate and analyze excess, unproductive, and at risk inventory in all DC's. Based on analysis, negotiate with vendors, category managers, buyers, warehouses for appropriate action to eliminate inventory as well as negotiating with CM's for placement of long ad items into promotional activity. This position will also be responsible for the analysis and recommendations for slot optimization in all DC's as well as item life cycle administration

Minimum Requirements


Bachelor's Degree (Required) Logistics

Supply Chain or other related fields or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Experience

(3) years Logistics, Inventory Control, Vendor Negotiations

Responsibilities and Essential Duties

Analyze excess, unproductive, obsolete and aged inventory and take appropriate actions to eliminate, including, but not limited to, negotiating with vendors, transferring product between DC?s, distributing to corporate stores.

Analysis of long ad product and negotiation with category managers for new promo placement.

Item life cycle administration and dispensation of item DWO (discontinued with inventory).

EOQ program management and administration.

Vendor compliance management and administration including COTC.

Inventory control process documentation, monitoring and auditing.

Inbound Routing Guide Documentation

Slot optimization in all DC?s including slotting recommendations based upon key performance indicators as well as slotting compliance based upon recommendations.

DC code date analysis, recommendations for change and compliance by DC and purchasing.

Knowledge, Skills Abilities

Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to interact with various levels within the organization, including management, business areas and IT technical functions. Strong organization, prioritization, analytical and problem solving skills. Must be detail oriented and have good project management. Ability to provide training or guidance to end users; good presentation skills. Must have technical and business knowledge to resolve the complex questions and issues and have the ability to engage in projects with variety and complexity. Must have understanding of Microsoft Office Suite and Query tools including Cognos, Studio and EIS.

Physical Requirement

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The associate is frequently required to sit/stand/walk. May be required to travel. While performing the duties of this position, the associate is subject to a typical office environment and is rarely exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.


General office equipment (i.e., computer, telephone, copy/facsimile machine, etc.)