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Inventory Control Analyst - Fuel

Posting Date: Sep 14, 2021

Location: Tyler, TX

Company: Brookshire Grocery Company

Brookshire Grocery Company (BGC) is a family business based in Tyler, Texas, and currently operates more than 180 stores in three states – Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas – with three distribution centers and a corporate office. BGC prides itself on offering its partners one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry which includes medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, paid time off, stock ownership, a 401k retirement plan, incentive plans, employee discounts, educational scholarships, and access to BGC’s 205-acre outdoor recreation area.

Job Summary

Responsible for monitoring fuel product levels and making adjustments as needed. Works with upper management to execute forward buys as needed. Serves as on-call support after business hours and on weekends.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Executes procurement procedures and adjustments provided by management using FuelQuest system.
  • Monitors fuel product inventory levels and adjusts accordingly based on forecasted needs.
  • Reviews performance and service levels of vendor products/partners. Serves as on-call support after work hours and on weekends.
  • Works with management to execute forward buys and contracts as appropriate.
  • Works with third-party transportation vendors and ensures cost-saving opportunities are being utilized where applicable.
  • Reviews opportunities to purchase fuel products from alternative or non-traditional sources.
  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with internal organizations including store operations, logistics, accounting, manufacturing, and store brands.
  • Achieves service level and inventory turn objectives as expected.
  • Demonstrates professional understanding of current market conditions and supplier-specific logistics or product issues. Communicates certain issues to category managers.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Intermediate knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of buying, merchandising and retail operations.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Access, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Intermediate knowledge of SAP reporting and transactional applications.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal form throughout all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to maintain high levels of accuracy, productivity, and confidentiality. 
  • Ability to prepare reports and business correspondence.
  • Ability to show information in presentation or diagram form.
  • Ability to comprehend, interpret, and analyze information.
  • Ability to research information, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

Education, Experience, and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related field and five or more years related experience preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Demands

  • Continuously required to use close vision, distance vision, depth perception or the ability to focus.
  • Frequently required to talk and hear.
  • Frequently required to use hands for reaching, touching or handling.
  • Frequently required to use fine finger movements (ex. sorting and typing).
  • Frequently required to sit for long periods of time.
  • Occasionally required to push, pull, maneuver or lift objects up to 40 lbs.
  • Occasionally required to bend, kneel or squat.
  • Occasionally required to stand or walk.
  • Attendance at work is required.

Work Context and Environment

  • Work is generally performed in an office environment.
  • Quiet to moderate noise level.

Brookshire Grocery Company strives to provide a safe, drug free and alcohol-free environment for its partners and guests. The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information or military status and any other trait protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Tyler