Inventory Planning & Replenishment /Supply Chain Analyst I

Braddock, PA, US

Senior Inventory Planning & Replenishment Analyst 

Report to: Inventory Planning & Replenishment Manager


The Buyer role will assist the Inventory Planning & Replenishment Manager in daily tasks and requirements, including but not limited to, the following:



  • Assist IPR manager and branch managers maintain inventory stocking profiles that support customer requirements and ensure world class delivery & service
  • Manage optimal inventory levels at branch locations; maximize inventory turns, while maintaining stock levels required to service customer demand
  • Analyze market trends and delivery conditions to determine present and future material availability and schedule replenishment orders accordingly
  • Receive and validate incoming requisitions
  • Prepare & place purchase orders
  • Manage cost and address AP to PO issues
  • Prevent & reduce excess & obsolete inventory
  • Answer supplier and customer inquiries
  • Process data entry requests and conduct system inquiries
  • Follow up with suppliers on open order & delivery status
  • Adhere to company’s procurement policies and procedures
  • Manage activities to meet or exceed Inventory Report metrics
  • Respond promptly to internal inquiries
  • Assist in other tasks or projects under the supply chain group including but not limited to inventory control functions



  • Bachelor’s degree or high school diploma, 3-5 years’ experience in distribution business with 2+ years purchasing experience.



  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs is required, Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.
  • Strong Customer Service skills and problem resolution
  • Demonstrated ability to perform and adapt in a changing environment
  • Must be able to work independently and be a self-starter
  • Ability to be effective without immediate supervision
  • Available to work in the Braddock PA branch and travel as necessary for occasional meetings


“Our goal at Beacon is to cultivate an environment where all ideas are welcomed, and all our people feel empowered.”