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Supply Chain Analyst

Location: Dallas, Texas, United States
Job ID: R0004469
Date Posted: Dec 5, 2021
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi High-Technologies
Company Name: Hitachi High-Tech America, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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POSITION TITLE:                        Supply Chain Analyst

DEPARTMENT NAME:              Supply Chain Analytics

REPORTING TO TITLE:             Manager, Analytics

General Description

The role of a Supply Chain Analyst is to analyze, understand, predict and adjust for supply chain bottlenecks and deviations, and to support and enhance Hitachi High Technologies America’s on-time delivery, vendor forecasting, and inventory optimization. This position reports to the Manager of the Analytical Team and provides support in the development of strategic and operational planning tools which support purchasing, forecasting and the overall supply chain network. This position will use SAP, Excel, and other specific software tools to analyze material flows from raw material planning to the end-customer sales.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist with monthly processing of the forecast including field data collection, site-by-site analysis, validation and analysis of sales and purchasing forecasts
  • Work under the guidance of senior analysts and/or management to analyze historical patterns to create mathematical models and implement the models into the forecasting and inventory operational planning process
  • Bill-of-Material (BOM) tracking for all domestic sites and support for foreign sites
  • General inventory and forecasting reports
  • Tracking and maintaining supplier capacity information and on-time Delivery (OTD) information
  • Develop and maintain a strategic forecasting system to plan beyond the current end customer
  • Develop and maintain supply chain monitoring systems
  • Interface and partner with the rest of the SCT (and other Hitachi Groups, as needed), representing the Analytical Team
  • Interface and represent SCT forecasting and planning needs with the SAP IT team
  • Responsible for external interaction with Field Engineering and Site Managers
  • Ensure all Engineering Change Notice actions are processed and completed for the supply chain team and monitor status through the ECN meeting and A/R tracking.
  • Collect and assemble data for reports and presentations
  • Present to peers and Management the findings of the Analytical Team

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Candidates must have a four-year degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Procurement, Economics or Material Planning, (OR)
  • Equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • 2 to 4 years business operations or supply chain work experience

Skills and Abilities Requirements

  • Strong computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Office suite applications
  • Knowledge in forecasting logic
  • Knowledge/experience in working with SAP is preferred.
  • Possess strong communication skills (oral and written).
  • Ability to work in team settings as well as individually
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally
  • Japanese language capability/proficiency a plus


  • Should possess the ability to operate in a safe and secure fashion while following all company and customer safety protocol (depending on location)

Maximum one person weight lift of no more than 50 pounds under ideal conditions. Requires at least a two-man lift or more if lifting conditions are not ideal or more than 50 pounds, unless lifting device is used that can reduce the load to a safe level.


Warning:  Due to the nature of the work environment, this job may require working on equipment or in work areas where electromagnetic frequencies may be present from some of the equipment (intensity may vary) which could possibly interfere with certain medical implants or devices. If you have questions, contact Human Resources.


Include any protective equipment that must be worn, e.g., ear protection, safety glasses.

  • Ability to use a laptop computer, monitor, keyboard, and mouse with or without accommodations
  • Ability to use a telephone, fax/copy machine, and communicate via email with or without accommodation

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to [email protected]

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