Produce Alliance

Job Info
  1. Job Title: Supply Chain Coordinator
  2. Location: Downtown Chicago, IL
  3. Number: 9734
  4. Post Date: 6/7/2017
Job description

We’re looking for hard working, detail-oriented, and organized individuals who can thrive in a busy environment at a fast-growing company.

You’ll have the opportunity to build key relationships with suppliers, contribute to the supply management process, and implement cost-saving strategies. This position requires the ability to juggle multiple projects and the ability to work both creatively and analytically.


  • Manage the day-to-day execution of custom produce supply chain programs through vendor managed inventory (VMI) platform.
  • Direct accountability for service improvements in assigned VMI programs with emphasis on inventory turns, replenishment and fulfillment.
  • Lead the collaboration effort among the customer, account management, and various distribution centers to effectively manage inventory and forecast accurately.
  • Manage data integrity to facilitate timely and accurate order generation to deliver key business initiatives such as promotions and seasonality.
  • Ensure PO accuracy through managing products and shipment quantities.
  • Reconciling PO’s and researching accounting discrepancies.
  • Use custom VMI and reporting tools to recognize trends and assess the impact to the forecast and order decisions.
  • Conduct supplier partner reviews to identify and implement opportunities for continuous improvement to increase profitability.
  • Analyze historical data to develop and grow forecasting tools to help all parties involved.
  • Identify areas for improvement and work with team to implement.

Skills and Experience:

  • BA/BS degree
  • 1-3 years of experience in Food Service, inventory management, purchasing, logistics, planning, or supply chain coordination
  • Analytical, strategic thinker with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Exceptional Problem solving, issue resolution, and prioritization skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to handle and juggle multiple issues/projections
  • Ability to develop and improve customer relations
  • Ability to speak in technical terms to a supply chain audience
  • Passionate and friendly with a positive, can- do attitude
  • Proficiency in MS Office skills (Excel, Word, Outlook)

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

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