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Title:  Supply Chain Analyst


Downers Grove, IL, US, 60515

Company:  Univar Solutions USA Inc
Requisition ID:  25046

What We Do

We’re more than a distribution company – we’re a leading, global partner dedicated to improving quality of life for our customers through the products, expertise, and relationships that serve the world’s most essential industries.


Creating great chemistry is not just about the innovative products and services we safely deliver to customers around the world. It also takes people – people like you – and today, our worldwide team of more than 10,000 employees is helping build a company where the best people want to work. We’re thrilled that you are exploring opportunities where your action will make a positive difference every day. We look forward to building a strong future together.



What You’ll Do

This position has a “hybrid” work schedule.  Three days in office and two days remote!


The Supply Chain Analyst has the responsibility for supporting Univar Solutions’ network planning department through run the business reporting, performance metrics, and ad-hoc optimization requests. This individual will work with large sets of data, primarily transactional and inventory related, and be responsible for relaying, or interpreting, for internal customers. This includes interacting with our network planning modules that control demand planning, replenishment, and inventory management. The scope of this role includes all segments of inventory planning systems related to the Chemicals business for USA, Mexico, and Canada. This role may often work as a liaison between Information Technology and Network Planning to lead and continuously improve systems and processes.

  • Solid understanding of supply chain principles including inventory management, replenishment, and forecasting
  • Outstanding technical skills specifically related to MS Access, SQL databases, MS Excel, and MS Tableau.
  • Experience managing and manipulating large data sets.
  • High degree of analytical capability and solid ability to solve software issues.
  • Willingness and ability to partner with IT department on projects and troubleshooting.
  • Prior experience with SAP related to materials management.
  • Good communication & presentation skills: both verbal and written.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals.
  • Quantitative/qualitative analysis, including business process metrics & measures linking to business KPI’s
  • Process improvement proficiency, e.g., root cause understanding, lean methodology, etc.


​​​​​​​What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor’s Degree – Preferably in Business, Supply Chain Management
  • 2-4 years in a supply chain, materials management, or IT development capacity
  • Experience related to materials management and data management
  • Solid experience with MS Access, Tableau, queries, working with large data sets
  • Strong analytical capabilities along with good interpersonal skills


What We Offer

Comprehensive benefits to employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, unlimited paid time off (FTO)!


Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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