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Lead Analyst - Materials Planning in Rochester, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 4/9/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Plan, Direct and purchase plan material requirements utilizing planning and forecasting models for business material requirements.

Analyze and establish order levels for materials to be included on blanket orders, commitment orders and base load programs.

Control economic order quantity parameter file.  Initiate purchase requisitions for manual order points.

Recommend obsolete inventory for disposal.

Manage and coordinate inventory levels and service levels with a corporate perspective.

Provide direction, guidelines and training for warehousemen regarding MRP and forecasting methodologies.

Develop material plans and inventory targets.

Assist in the administration of supplier alliances including site audits. 

Able to provide project management guidance of materials to the business for medium to large projects independently.

Mentor and train junior members of the supply chain organization.

Skills and Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience preferred. Associates Degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience required.

Must thoroughly understand ERP systems. SAP experience preferred.

Knowledge of supply chain operations, logistics, procurement and inventory management.

Specialized training in financial analysis and forecasting methodologies.

Certifications:  C.P.M. APICS or MMIS or working toward achievement is desired but not required.


Must be able to effectively interface with all levels of management.

Strong informal leadership skills and the ability to mentor team members.

In-depth commercial focus.

Strong customer service orientation.

Work Planning skills.

Proficient in verbal and written communication skills.

Advanced Knowledge of PCs (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word).


  • Business global view
  • Communication and influence
  • Customer orientation
  • Flexibility and globalization
  • Initiative
  • Innovation and inventiveness
  • People development
  • Results achievement and continuous improvement
  • Team Work
  • Team management

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