Supply Chain Analyst

Supervisor: General Manager


Brandmotion is an innovative vehicle technology company focused on advancing mobility safety by integrating emerging technology into existing vehicles, making all vehicles safer.  Our vision is to be the world’s premier vehicle integration services company.   With an 18-year history of growth based on award-winning client projects we are well on our way with large customers including the US Department of Transportation,  vehicle makers such as Honda, Hyundai and Toyota, major Tier one suppliers, emerging mobility companies, and hundreds of prestigious companies who work tirelessly to advance safety technology on existing vehicles. 


The Supply Chain Analyst is responsible for purchasing all materials and supply chain management to maintain proper inventory and supplier quality standards.


  • Documentation Skills
  • Listening Skills
  • Resolving Conflict
  • Data Analysis
  • Patience
  • Negotiation
  • Positive Attitude
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving
  • Organizational Skills
  • Adaptability
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Computer Skills


Monitor Inventory Levels and Purchase Parts

  • Maintain accuracy of Fishbowl Inventory Management System
  • Review status of open orders with suppliers daily to ensure on time delivery to support build schedule 
  • Communicate to the sales and production team due dates of material for open orders
  • Over time, develop an integrated worksheet that tracks all inventory levels by part and integrates part usage and safety stock levels 

Manage Purchasing Forecast based on Company Sales Forecast

  • Use a variety of inputs to calculate weekly part usage rate 
  • Manage weekly purchasing forecast for the company 
  • Lead the weekly company Sales and Operations (S&OP) meeting with inputs from sales and product development to develop weekly build schedule

Negotiate Favorable Prices and Terms with Suppliers 

  • Review bills of materials to identify potential cost savings
  • Develop supplier policies/scorecards and track supplier metrics compliance 
  • Negotiate with suppliers and freight carriers for competitive pricing, shipping, and credit terms

Establish and Monitor Safety Stock Levels by Part 

  • Work with sales forecast and purchasing forecast to monitor safety stock levels

Manage Vendor Returns Process 

  • Request return merchandise authorizations (RMA’s) from vendors for defective parts
  • Track and follow up on vendor return requests to completion (credit memo)


  • Bachelor’s degree in Operations, Supply Chain Management or related field
  • Experience in purchasing/supply chain management preferred
  • Experience with improving inventory management, order management, and warehouse management systems and processes preferred
  • Experience working in an ISO or 5S environment preferred
  • Experience with Fishbowl or similar Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system preferred
  • Strong computer skills required
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to manage supplier relationships in a positive, cost-effective manner
  • Ability to effectively negotiate with vendors for competitive pricing and terms

Brandmotion is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  No person will be discriminated against in any aspect of their employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, genetic information, citizenship status, marital status, protected veteran/military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Job Category: Operations
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Novi Michigan

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