Supply Chain Specialist


Rothesay, New Brunswick

a day ago

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Job Description

Title: Supply Chain Specialist (Data Analysis + Business process)

Duration: 12 months contract-to-hire

Location: Oakville, Ontario, Canada (2 days onsite, 3 days WFH)


Job Purpose


In this position, the successful candidate manage client's productivity agenda which would include identifying efficiency opportunities, facilitating kaizen and loss analysis workshops, coaching/mentoring team members on CI principles, development & optimization, automation initiative, leveraging all data sources.


The role works independently; receives minimal guidance to support the Supply chain team by creating performance dashboards and reports. which are practical, at the DC, director, and regional levels. The role will be responsible for leading, supporting, or having accountability for projects or project steps that drive performance improvement in the key metrics: Safety; Quality; Delivery; Cost; Morale; and Environment. Collaboration with other business units, such as, Finance, IT, Manufacturing, Sales and the Global Operations Teams will be critical. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create a consistent level of data analysis service to all 26 DC’s sites in North America.
  • Provide data analysis support to the Director, VP, and C-Suite levels.
  • Work with the IT team to use existing and/or new platforms and tools which facilitate the collection of data, creation of dashboards, and distribution of information.
  • Partner with the Finance team to ensure a correlation between operational performance metrics and financial results
  • Support the DC sites in the collection and communication of savings and cost out resulting from Operational Excellence initiatives.
  • Identify business opportunities identified through root cause analysis of current business processes.
  • Communicate recommendations regarding the resolutions of issues to the relevant internal or external parties and drive consensus on the appropriate corrective action.
  • Lead internal process improvement projects and work with IT on sustainable, long-term solutions.
  • Create and develop functional tools to improve performance.
  • Ensure processes are well documented with regularly maintained training documentation.
  • Assist with Optimization projects, such as new customer onboarding, innovation projects, and systems enhancements

Job Requirements

  • University degree or College diploma in Engineering, Supply Chain or a Business-related field
  • Six Sigma – green belt is essential
  • Lean training is considered an asset
  • 3-5 years of experience within the Distribution industry in a data analysis role.
  • Advanced skills using tools and software services, such as, Power BI, SharePoint, Minitab, etc.
  • Microsoft office experience in Excel & PowerPoint.
  • SAP experience is an asset.

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:

Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers a Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) Program to all eligible employees. Additionally, our employee discount program provides exclusive access to thousands of discounts on travel, entertainment, and more. SPECTRAFORCE offers unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave, paid holidays, and paid vacation as required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, disability, conviction for an offence for which a pardon has been granted or in respect of which a record suspension has been ordered, or any other prohibited grounds as identified by provincial or territorial law. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $60.00/hr.