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Supply Chain Operations Analyst at Great Lakes Cheese

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Hiram, Ohio

Job Description:

Founded in 1958, Great Lakes Cheese is the largest packager of natural cheese in the United States. We are proud to offer our retail, foodservice, and co-pack customers with award-winning natural and processed bulk, shredded, and sliced cheeses.

At Great Lakes Cheese, we believe in the value of values. We are true partners internally and externally, building on a foundation of respect and putting forth our best at every opportunity. This partnership approach has driven our tremendous growth and earned us awards such as the #8 Top Workplace in Northeast Ohio.


Our Employee Stock Ownership Plan makes every employee an owner. GLC Owners are problem solvers - they look for opportunities to help and take action. Our Owners are passionate about their work and eagerly advance their knowledge and capabilities. Most importantly, they act with integrity. At Great Lakes Cheese, we do the right thing because it’s the right thing to do.


Join our Great Lakes Cheese family and own a piece of the action.

Job Overview

The Supply Chain Operations Analyst will identify, research, analyze, justify and coordinate the implementation of optimized supply chain solutions for the company.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with all levels and functions within the company to collaborate on supply chain solutions.

  • Identify opportunities for supply chain improvement through root cause analysis of key performance indicators.

  • Support and lead projects to improve our Logistics and Supply Chain efficiencies through the use of optimization software, data research and analysis. 

  • Support the S&OP Process by providing capacity analysis across the manufacturing, transportation, and warehouse network.

  • Support the consensus forecast process by working with Sales and Supply Chain Operations Specialists.

  • Support department projects by providing data research and quantitative analysis. 

  • Support the transition to new systems and software. 

  • Work with IT to develop reports and data gathering. 

  • Support the S&OP process by providing capacity analysis across the manufacturing, transportation and warehouse network.

  • Up to 10% travel.

  • All GLC employees are expected to perform any assignment or job task according to the stated safety policies and procedures.

  • All GLC employees are expected to produce our products in a manner that exceeds the quality and value expectation of our customers and consumers by adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices, Policies and Procedures outlined in our Safe Quality Food Program

  • Other duties as assigned by the manager.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or a related from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum of 2 years supply chain experience. 

  • Must be legally authorized to work for a company in the U.S. without sponsorship

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, or a related field.

  • 3 or more years experience in a Supply Chain Analyst or similar role. 

  • Ability to frame opportunities in a clear, concise and logical manner.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, troubleshoot, problem solve and meet deadlines. 

  • Strong math aptitude and quantitative problem solving approach. 

  • Business reporting/data gathering software experience.

  • Network optimization software experience.

  • Ability and passion to learn and master supply chain software. 

  • Excel based quantitative model building experience.

  • Project management skills and experience.

  • SAP experience

Working Conditions

• Work is performed in an office setting.

• Occasional exposure to industrial operations including: temperature extremes from approximately 35ºF to 100ºF; noise levels in excess of 85 dB; moisture and moving machinery.

EEOC & Disclaimer

Great Lakes Cheese is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Great Lakes Cheese is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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