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Sr. Supply Chain Analyst


Chicago, IL, US, 60606

Shift Type:  Supply Chain

Aspire Bakeries is a North American baking company with a leadership position in specialty frozen baked goods. Formed from leading bakery companies, its innovative food portfolio includes breads, artisan breads, buns, cookies, donuts, muffins and pastries from beloved brands like La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. With 13 bakeries in North America, we are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. Aspire Bakeries champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.



Sr. Supply Chain Analyst - Planning

The Supply Chain Analyst will play a key role within the Aspire Bakeries product supply organization by maintaining oversight of the key reporting processes, key performance indicators, and decision support capabilities for demand and supply planning processes. Perform ad-hoc analysis to support key business initiatives. Responsible for providing moderately complex analysis of information, problems and/or data of a moderate scope, where analysis requires a review of a variety of factors. Works under general supervision and exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Analyzes and reports on the impact of current or proposed solutions. Assists in driving change as needed.


  • Prepare reports on supply chain/logistics performance measures
  • Performs moderately complex analysis of information, problems, and/or data under general supervision.  Makes recommendations for the review of more senior staff members.
  • Tracks, monitors and measures the benefit of implemented solutions for moderately complex issues, applying company policies and procedures in the resolution of a variety of issues.  May also perform gap analysis.
  • Communicates perceived risks to senior staff members and leadership with recommendations for mitigation.
  • Computes metrics involving moderately complex issues.
  • Develops, analyzes and disseminates moderately complex reports.
  • Builds productive internal/external working relationships to work collaboratively. Shares knowledge with the team.
  • Resolves moderately complex issues.
  • Undertake ad-hoc assignments as required by supervisor
  • Receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new projects or assignments.
  • Recommends streamlined processes and process improvements to more senior staff members.  Assists in driving change as needed.


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.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain, or other engineering discipline & 2 year of Supply Chain related experience or Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Engineering Management, or Supply Chain Management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Preferred experience with SAP, Tableau
  • Advanced database and SQL experience
  • Experience in a data and BI development environment
  • Highly developed problem solving and prioritization skills that will be demonstrated by the successful and timely completion of assignments.
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to successfully execute initiatives with minimal guidance and accomplish the stated goals.
  • Detail oriented and excellent analytical skills.
  • Foundational knowledge of S&OP, Production/Materials/Demand Planning and physical distribution concepts.
  • Strong project management skills with ability to interface with various levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in team setting





Aspire Bakeries is proud to be 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, disability or veteran status.