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O'Neal Industries, Inc. Inventory Analyst in Lisle, Illinois


Inventory Analyst

Position Summary:

Performs functions to develop market pricing analysis reports, coordinate pricing strategies in each of our regions and facilitates the procurement of materials and services from approved vendors and coordinates development of strategies for marketing and pricing of new products.

Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To:

  • Coordinate market pricing reports by region and implement changes to pricing strategy in each region.

  • Update, distribute and maintain the pricing page.

  • Coordinate the entry into new products with sales and purchasing departments.

  • Maintain master list of contractual accounts and pricing programs by region.

  • Work with sales and purchasing to develop strategies to maintain/grow contractual business uniform and competitive pricing.

  • Develop secondary sources of supply where applicable.

  • Investigate new developments in material and supplies to reduce cost and improve quality.

  • Perform competitive analysis regarding competitor’s sources.

  • Stay abreast of current procurement techniques and educate suppliers as well as internal departments to maintain a competitive advantage.

  • Expedite orders as necessary.

  • Maintain lead-term tracking for all products for the company.

  • Work with purchasing department to maintain pricing on obsolete and surplus list

  • Investigate product or service delays and quality issues.

  • Survey current and prospective suppliers per policy.

  • Perform other duties, as necessary.

Preferred Skills: Bachelor's degree in logistics, business or related field. At least 5 years’ experience in either sales, purchasing, or inventory management, in the steel industry. Experience using Microsoft Office products, and proficient in Excel.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)