Supply Chain Analyst
Maryville, MO 
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Job Description

Job Description

DRiV Motorparts is a world leader in the international automotive aftermarket built from the combined strengths of Tenneco, Federal-Mogul and Ohlins with 31 of the best known and respected aftermarket brands, including 14 brands 100 years or older. Our colleagues throughout 25 countries around the world work as one team, driving advancements that help our customers get the most from every vehicle, every ride, every race and every journey.

We are seeking a Supply Chain Analyst. The Supply Chain Analyst purchases raw materials, components, and finished assemblies from certified suppliers. The Supply Chain Analyst uses buying skills to assure a "fair and reasonable price" for all products purchased. The Supply Chain Analyst is to assure delivery of purchase part to meet production requirements. As a representative of Federal Mogul, the Supply Chain Analyst performs duties in the most professional and ethical manner.

Purchase decisions will be made from specifications and drawings prepared and approved by the engineering department. Close coordination is required with Operations Schedulers and quality control to insure materials are purchased as specified and problems with vendors are resolved quickly to minimize material outages. Delivery of materials will be in accordance with schedules furnished by the materials department.

This position acts as liaison between suppliers and Federal Mogul engineering, quality control and materials planning for the purpose of assisting suppliers in creation of new or lower cost materials, products, or processes for improved or lower cost Federal Mogul products, and for providing en efficient flow of materials from vendors to our production lines. A cooperative attitude is essential for effective interface with various departments, suppliers, and other Federal Mogul support personnel.

After requirements are determined, incumbent releases orders to the suppliers. The release of requirements to the suppliers are done against standard orders, safety stocks, and inventory guidelines to determine quantities of materials to order.

This description is not all encompassing. The successful candidate may perform other duties as required.

The team is ready to act immediately on those candidates who are the best fit for the role. You'll first hear from someone in Talent Acquisition to schedule a phone screen, and then the next step will be a personal interview with our Hiring Manager. We pride ourselves on moving through processes quickly, and you can be sure of transparency and prompt communication throughout.


  • Initiates purchases for direct material utilizing standard orders or blanket orders with certified suppliers.
  • Initiates Framework or MRO orders or "Spot Buys" for occasional purchases.
  • Reschedules existing orders to reflect production schedule changes and to support inventory control objectives.
  • Negotiates, quality, and delivery of all current materials purchased.
  • Through the use of SAP, the Supply Chain Analyst determines the need of purchased raw materials, components, and completed assemblies required to support the master production schedule. The Supply Chain Analyst's decisions are based on existing orders, current inventories, lead-times and anticipated shrinkage's.
  • Administers quality issues with suppliers and/or quality assurance department.
  • Coordinates the communication between suppliers and product engineering when design problems arise.
  • Performs responsibilities which conform to cost reduction objectives.
  • Ensures that suppliers are ISO Certified, maintaining this certification through self audits and/or Boaz Auditing Team reviews.
  • Travels to vendor locations as necessary.
  • Work ethically and professionally.
  • Maintains a "union free" work attitude.
  • Performs any junctions required by manager.

Required Experience

EDUCATION: BS degree in a business administration or a minimum of two years experience in a purchasing or materials management organization is required


  • Thorough knowledge of material requirement planning and the buying function.
  • Must possess excellent oral, written skills, and interpersonal skills.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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