Manager, Global Supply Chain Analytics

Posted by Bushnell on 04/01/2024

Manager, Global Supply Chain Analytics Job Basics

Industry Sector
Hunting/Shooting, Outdoor
Job Type
Job Categories
Management, Management - Team, Operations
Required to Relocate
Required to Travel
Employee May Telecommute
Job Seeker Must Live Within
Overland Park
Required Experience
7 - 10 years

Manager, Global Supply Chain Analytics Job Description & Requirements

Responsible for overseeing the development of reporting processes and analyzing supply chain performance. The successful candidate will understand and interpret data, enabling supply chain decision making to improve efficiencies and reduce costs. He/she will provide decision support and counsel by collecting, analyzing and interpreting data, to support the overall strategic and operating plans of Vista Outdoor and its supply chain. This candidate is also accountable for leading a team of analysts that creates analytics and reporting to support cross-functional teams. The candidate will be an excellent collaborator with our partners in Demand Planning, Inventory Planning, DC Operations, Logistics, Finance, and Sales, as well as a critical thinker and great communicator (both written and verbal). Data-driven decision-making, team management & development, effective communication, and technical skillset are key to this role.

This position is ideal for an individual with a strong analytical foundation with a Supply Chain/Logistics background. You will have the opportunity to develop data-driven insights to influence network strategies, operational execution, and budgeting decisions. We will look to you to continuously identify and develop opportunities for improving reporting processes while increasing data transparency. You will look for solutions to take raw data from several systems and transforming into valuable business insights. Moreover, in this role you will be responsible for the production of dashboards to assess key performance indicators to drive transparency and efficiency.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Lead and manage team of analysts

  • Create, publish, and monitor relevant supply chain metrics and reporting to provide data visibility and support business needs, highlighting areas of risk with solution options

  • Develop and manage initiatives and solutions to drive improvements in data and metrics visibility across the supply chain and Vista’s end-to-end business. Optimize data flow.

  • Be the primary partner for cross-functional stakeholders to understand key business metrics and definitions

  • Demonstrate expertise and guide functional groups to ensure reporting requirements are identified, designed, and distributed appropriately, highlighting and interpreting issues, trends, and variances within the data

  • Champion business data strategies with a central source of truth that drives multi-platform content as well as accountability across the organization

  • Provide root cause analysis to support decision-making by effectively communicating and translating data and results into business insights and actions

  • Effectively share clear, concise, accurate information that caters to the levels of detail needed by recipients

  • Respond to ad hoc requests from other departments

  • Continuously work to create efficiencies and improvements within reporting, procedures, scheduling processes

  • Create documentation / Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for all process work

  • Ability to lead and develop a high-performing team including workload management

  • Strong technical skills in SQL, M-Code, DAX, VBA, Power BI, Microsoft Excel

  • Experience with reporting solutions and data mining in relational databases

  • Experience in combining data from various sources together to produce cross-functional analytics

  • Strong analytical skills in assessing business processes, systems, and information flows, as well as compiling and assessing data

  • Understanding of key supply chain metrics and their drivers

  • Knowledge of supply chain and/or planning, inventory, DC operations, and Logistics

  • Effective communication and collaboration with all levels of the organization

  • Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills, including facilitation skills and influencing skills

  • Customer-oriented focus and ability to work in cross-functional teams

  • Ability to resolve high profile issues

  • Ability to operate in a complex, rapidly changing environment while adhering to schedules

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously ensuring timely and accurate completion of each; outcome-focused and experienced in project management as a means to plan, track, communicate progress and ensure on time delivery of projects.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible for direct managerial supervision of 2 Supply Chain Analysts.

TRAVEL Travel to factories as required to support business goals and supplier relations.

QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor’s degree in related field and/or 7-10 years’ related experience.


  • Ability to effectively manage and motivate others. Prior management experience is preferred.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Exceptional organizational skills.

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to optimize business solutions.

  • Intermediate or higher computer skills, including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, MRP and ERP systems.

  • Sound understanding of business drivers and financial impacts related to inventory, cash flow, and working capital. 


We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, gear discounts and the ability to add value to an exciting mission!

Our Postings are not intended for distribution to or use in any jurisdiction, country or territory where such distribution or use would violate local law or would subject us to any regulations in another jurisdiction, country or territory. We reserve the right to limit our Postings in any jurisdiction, country or territory.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled

At this time, Vista Outdoor is closely monitoring the developments on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) COVID-19 workplace rule regarding COVID-19 vaccination or testing. You will not be asked any questions regarding these items during application.

About Bushnell

Bushnell Corporation is an American firm that specializes in sporting optics and outdoor products. It is based in Overland Park, Kansas and is a subsidiary of Vista Outdoor. Bushnell's produces binoculars, telescopes, spotting scopes, riflescopes, red dot sights, GPS devices, laser rangefinders, game cameras, night-vision devices and other optical equipment.


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