Supply Chain Analyst at Love's Travel Stops

| Oklahoma City, OK
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Req ID: 283101

BASIC PURPOSE: The Supply Chain Analyst is responsible for support and maintaining the daily merchandising operations initiatives around Love's supply chain. Build relationships with; application driven support personnel, Love's internal support teams, category management team, suppliers, and feel comfortable holding all areas accountable in support of merchandising operations objectives.


  • Lead and develop initiatives for auto-replenishment and other supply chain needs
  • Optimize vendor order/delivery schedules
  • Manage allocation and distribution of inventory
  • Identify and prevent data integrity challenges regarding accurate ordering and receiving
  • Manage vendor relationships and vendor supply chain alignment with Love's
  • Develop, support, and implement enhancements to Love's inventory and replenishment processes

  • Analyze and create action plans for optimizing inventory levels and forecasting trends
  • Ability to understand process flows, identify gaps, and implement improved process efficiency standards
  • Provide analytical reporting and suggestions to improve supply chain processes
  • Provide analysis, insights, and score-carding of vendor activity

Merchandising Technology
  • Drive continuous improvements efforts to ensure highly efficient processes
  • Lead enhanced development and implementation of merchandising applications
  • Participate in system upgrades and regular system maintenance
  • Coordinate issue resolution efforts involving data integrity category vendors and store management

  • Education:
    • BA degree or higher in Supply Chain Management or other business-related field and/or 5 years relevant work experience
  • Experience:
    • In-depth, hands-on knowledge of retail merchandising systems
    • Knowledge of industry trends, "best practices" and Six Sigma process improvements are preferred
    • Proven experience with troubleshooting principles, methodologies, and issue resolution techniques
    • Knowledge and usage of retail analytics software and Tableau preferred

  • Skills:
    • Highly motivated self-starter
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
    • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills
    • Strong problem-solving skills
    • Able to effectively prioritize work and consistently apply sound judgement
    • Must thrive in fast-paced environment
    • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Products, specifically Excel
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping
    • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision
    • Travel required as needed
    • On-call availability

Job Function(s): Corporate

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we've provided customers with highway hospitality and "Clean Places, Friendly Faces." We're passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love's Family of Companies includes:
  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry's safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert

The Love's Experience

Love's was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love's, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.

Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma
Job Segment: Supply Chain, Supply, Merchandising, Supply Chain Manager, Category Manager, Operations, Retail
More Information on Love's Travel Stops
Love's Travel Stops operates in the Retail industry. The company is located in Oklahoma City, OK. Love's Travel Stops was founded in 1964. It has 10001 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 57 open jobs at Love's Travel Stops, click here.
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