Libbey (Toledo, OH) – Supply Chain Analyst, Inventory

Libbey is hiring a Supply Chain Inventory Analyst to join our materials planning team. This position is responsible for the business-wide management of inventory, including consolidation and analysis of Libbey’s global inventory forecast and related reporting.  This includes working with the regional supply chain teams to optimize inventory performance while balancing other key operational metrics. The Supply Chain Analyst will drive continuous improvement of key inventory metrics, ultimately helping the organization to achieve its inventory turn rate targets, as well as customer delivery targets.

Qualified candidates will have an ability to think analytically, be driven for success and have a high sense of urgency, be able to make rational decisions based on sound judgement and embrace a culture of collaboration and team work.


  • Own & drive Libbey’s overall inventory management process with reporting, analysis, problem solving and action plans; this includes identifying, diagnosing, and dispositioning unhealthy, excess and obsolete inventory
  • Maintain the necessary reports and analysis to identify and drive the key areas of focus to improve key inventory KPI’s (turn rate, DIO, dollars, units, etc.), as well as ensure material availability to support customer delivery KPI’s
  • Consolidation, analysis, and control of the monthly global inventory forecast generated from the S&OP process
  • Development of inventory forecast for Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and Long Range Strategic Plan (LRP)
  • Utilization of the inventory profile report to identify and drive improvement opportunities
  • Support the establishment of appropriate material replenishment strategies and monitor the strategies to ensure proper and effective use
  • Support the establishment of guidelines for material master settings and monitor the settings to ensure proper and effective use
  • Leadership of cross-functional teams to develop and implement inventory management actions, strategies and policies
  • Responsible for integrating key aspects of the inventory management process with other functional areas
  • Other analytical, reporting and project management support for the Materials Planning Team
  • Ability to travel up to 20%

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; preferred focus in supply chain, business analytics, logistics or operations management
  • Master’s degree in supply chain management or logistics a plus
  • APICS or other professional certification preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working in a materials / inventory management role
  • Experience within an enterprise resource planning (ERP) environment required; MS Dynamics preferred
  • Experience working with multiple manufacturing and distribution facilities desirable; plant operations experience a plus
  • Project management experience highly preferred
  • Strong reporting skills using Excel and other business intelligence tools, including SQL
  • Ability to provide effective root cause analysis, including actions to drive resolution
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

TO APPLY: Click HERE. (Link may show as broken, but it is not….we are working on this. – APICS Toledo)

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