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Supply Chain - Logistics Analyst

Posting ID:     19848
Job Title:    Regular/Full-Time  
City:   Mobile, AL, United States
Location:   Mobile - Canfor Southern Pine, Inc. (AL06) 

Who We Are:
Canfor - a leading integrated forest products company and one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable lumber, pulp and paper - is a recognized employer of choice and an exciting place to grow your career.

We have an established presence in the southern US and in Western Canada, as well as sales offices around the world, and are proud of our committed team of over 6,500 employees.

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Manager of Logistics, the Logistics Analyst is part of the team responsible for the coordination of the outbound order file, supply planning, and designing of the most efficient supply network for Canfor’s products to the global market. The Logistics Analyst will work close with sales and marketing, operations, transportation, and key customer groups.



  • Management and execution of mill site order files to ensure on-time delivery to all customers
  • Set up and optimization of Supply Chain management systems pulling together mill production plans, sales demand plans, and optimal inventory SKU management
  • Production Planning Tool, JDE-DRP, eventually Demantra for Demand Planning, S&OP reporting and what if scenarios
  • Demand Planning: Preparation of demand plans in coordination with sales to analyze customer feedback, market conditions, and seasonal changes to ensure accuracy of forecasting.
  • Sales and Operations Planning; Establishment of a Sales and Operations Planning platform with focus on strategic processes to review shorter term execution and long-term plans
  • Assisting in the maintenance and execution on a comprehensive, rolling 5 quarter sales, production, inventory plan; short term tactical and longer term strategic
  • Focus on strategic customer alignment
  • Inventory Management: Management of inventory for mills, supply chain, field inventories and VMI’s including optimization of tied up working capital; includes coordination with Sales, Operations, Transportation and Finance.


Required Skills:

  • Undergraduate degree preferably with a focus on supply chain management
  • Previous experience working with databases and business intelligence tools
  • Forward thinking and innovative, with an ability to research, analyze, and evaluate critical components of transportation processes
  • An interest in developing business skills in a fast-paced dynamic environment with a passion for excellence
  • Self-motivated with strong communication skills, and the ability to work in a team environment

Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

As we continue to expand our company and our markets, now is the ideal time to grow your career with Canfor. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

Join Canfor for the stability, exciting career opportunities and growth potential while working for a recognized industry leader.

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Mobile, AL
Mobile is a prospering port city full of history, tradition, charm and character. It is a modern and progressive mini-metropolis with a unique and diverse culture all of its own. Mobile is the American birthplace of Mardis Gras and is multicultural city that loves to celebrate. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/mobile-al

Nearest Major Market: Mobile AL

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