Inventory Analyst

Date: Oct 15, 2021

Location: South Chesterfield, VA, US, 23834

Company: Dover Corporation

Our Story:


Dover Food Retail (DFR) is a leading manufacturer of Display Cases, Specialty Products, Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems and Comprehensive Services; and leading our industry by Innovating What’s Next in glass doors and intelligent merchandising technologies that keep food safe under brands such as HillPhoenix and Anthony.


DFR is part of the Refrigeration and Food Equipment segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues in excess of $7 billion.


DFR is built on creativity and customer-centric innovation delivered by people invigorated by a strong sense of responsibility to help our customers win in their marketplaces. The relationships we build with our customers are as important to our success as the products we manufacture. This collaborative environment delivers FRESH THINKING, reassuring our customers that they choose the best when they choose to work with the people of Dover Food Retail.


Job Title: Inventory Analyst            

Location: South Chesterfield, VA   


What we’re looking for:


We are looking for a Supply Chain Analyst to conduct data analysis to improve our supply chain operations. This position will work closely with Sourcing, Purchasing and Finance to analyze both internal and external supply chain performance data and assist in implementation of supply chain projects.


What you’ll be responsible for in this role:


  • Providing analytical support for supplier performance scorecards
  • Reporting on internal Supply Chain KPI’s (on time delivery, shortages, fulfillment lead time)
  • Analyzing stocking levels and order policies that contribute to excess / shortages and making recommendations for improvement
  • Supporting product phase-in / phase-out through analysis of internal / external inventory levels and open PO commitments
  • Reviewing payment terms quarterly across all businesses to ensure standardization and accuracy
  • Developing additional reporting and metrics to identify further operational improvements
  • Other duties as assigned
  • May be required to perform specific tasks that involve standing, bending, lifting, pushing, pulling, squatting or kneeling



What are the basic qualifications?


  • Bachelor’s Degree required in the field of Supply Chain (Preferred), Operations Management, Engineering, and General Business
  • 2+ years of relevant experience
  • 3+ years prior experience in using Power BI or similar analytics platform
  • 3+ years prior experience in a manufacturing environment utilizing an ERP system


To be a great fit for the role:


  • Strong interest in supply chain management
  • Familiarity with supply chain processes (e.g. inventory planning, logistics, order fulfillment)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong Oral and written communication skills, including the ability to present, influence and collaborate at the leadership level
  • Must be detail oriented, organized and possess good problem-solving & analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision in a fast- paced environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite – Excel, PowerPoint expertise required.
  • Advanced Excel knowledge and work with large data sets.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills


How We Define Our Values and Why You Should Join Our Team:


The backbone behind our collection of outstanding businesses is a team of dedicated employees who protect and enhance our valued reputation for quality and delivering what we promise. It’s our values that define Dover to all of our key audiences: our shareholders, customers, prospective employees and especially to ourselves.

These values must be expressed in our work and embody our actions, as they form the basis by which we do our jobs, make decisions and measure our performance. It’s our unwavering commitment to maintaining our values that defines who we are as a Company.


  • Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Winning Through Customers
  • Respects and Values People
  • Expectations for Results
  • High Ethical Standards, Openness, and Trust


What’s in it for you?


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending
  • Paid Holidays









The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.


Dover Food Retail is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.


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