• Supply Chain Analyst

    Location US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Exp. (Yrs)
    Supply Chain
    Full Time
    Visa Sponsorship
    Domestic Travel Required
    Int'l Travel required
    Company Vehicle
    Working from Home Office
    Relocation Eligible
    Works with Chemicals
    Lifting required
  • Company Overview

    For over twenty years, FMC Lithium has been innovating, manufacturing and delivering products and technologies to power a cleaner, healthier and more mobile world. We have grown as a leader in the industry through partnership with our customers, thriving in a marketplace full of challenges and opportunities. The success we’ve achieved follows a simple but critical promise to our customers: provide consistent, high quality products, ensure security of supply, and anticipate solutions for future needs; all backed by a deep expertise in material science.


    This expertise and the unprecedented growth in the market made it clear that FMC Lithium is ready to separate into an independently traded company by the end of 2018. The FMC Lithium business is poised to stand on its own with leaders and talent that will drive the organization to greater opportunities and accomplishments. We are investing in our future and our customers’ future, and our best is yet to come.


    This role will work within the Supply Chain Organization to provide support for the supply planning processes, related metrics and reporting. This individual is responsible for metrics creation and reporting, updating, root cause analysis, and providing summaries of analytical modeling.

    Through documented understanding of supply, constraints, and capacity, this role will provide support to develop, maintain, and adjust an achievable supply plan in monthly buckets as part of the monthly S&OP process.  The candidate is expected to have experience in supply chain planning and execution. This role will support the Global S&OP Manager to ensure there is alignment with business, financial and customer service level objectives. This position will be responsible for working to drive efficiencies in planning processes.


    • Perform data analysis and understand patterns, inconsistencies, step changes etc. on key S&OP metrics and escalate issues to leadership.
    • Create and maintain a viable supply plan for each product line and key raw materials with consideration for constraints, demand, and working capital.
    • Collect, measure, and report monthly supply chain metrics and deviations in line with approved policies. Including plant performance to schedule, inventory target compliance, etc.
    • Partner with manufacturing sites or suppliers to ensure plans are feasible and balanced.
    • Role will aid in the development and continuous improvement of S&OP reporting metrics
    • Develop understanding of the supply strategy (Source/Make/Buy/Deliver) for each product line by working with supply chain, logistics, procurement and manufacturing
    • Manage product allocation when necessary.
    • Communicate findings and recommendations to the appropriate stakeholders.
    • Drive rapid resolution on any open and potential issues.

    Required Education

    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, business or relevant discipline required
    • APICS CPIM certification preferred


    • A safety mindset
    • 3+ years experience in a supply chain, IT or manufacturing role.
    • Have a good understanding of supply chain concepts, practices and standards
    • Experience using ERP software and supply chain systems, SAP preferred
    • Demonstrated ability to gather, manipulate, interpret, and analyze data skillfully, and ability to translate raw data into intelligent and actionable insights
    • Strong analytical and quantitative skills to drive performance measurement and improvement
    • Attention to Detail (understands when data does not make sense and investigates)
    • Ability to understand and learn new systems quickly
    • Ability to prioritize multiple, competing requests/tasks
    • Strong Excel and database skills required

    EEO Statement

    FMC employees enjoy competitive compensation, a menu of work/life benefits and opportunities to continue developing their skills and building their career. FMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. FMC supports a drug-free workplace. 


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