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Inventory Analyst (Supply Chain) 

Reference Code: 97916 


Location: United States (US) - Position could be based at any TCE US location including (but not limited to) Houston TX, Charleston WV, Lafayette LA, Troy MI, Spokane, WA, or Thompson Station, TN   
Job Category: Supply Chain/Procurement
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is not eligible for our relocation program   
Application Deadline: 01/24/2022 


We all need energy. It warms our homes, cooks our food, gives us light, and gets us where we need to go. It also improves our quality of life in countless other ways. TC Energy’s job is to deliver that energy to millions of people who depend on it across North America. And we take our job very seriously. 

Guided by our values of safety, integrity, responsibility and collaboration, we develop and operate our facilities safely, reliably and with care for our impact on the environment. With our presence across the continent, our people play an active role in building strong communities. 

We’re proud of how our hard work and commitment sets us apart and benefits society, every day. We’re looking for new team members who share our values and commitment.


To remain competitive, support our high-performance culture and allow for more flexibility in the way we work, we offer a hybrid work model and flexible dress code for our eligible office-based workforce in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico.


The opportunity
Reporting to the Inventory Manager, the Inventory Analyst will work with counterparts in the Materials Management & Warehousing team in the US and across Supply Chain to support managing the intake, consumption, replenishment, optimization, obsolescence and disposition of TC Energy inventory and projects materials.


*** Please Note ***

This position could be based at any TCE US location including (but not limited to) Houston TX, Charleston WV, Lafayette LA, Troy MI, Spokane, WA, or Thompson Station, TN 


What you’ll do

  • Supports clients with inventory intake/creation: analysis and understanding of existing inventory, stock levels and consumption, identifying potentially surplus/obsolete materials; requisitioning of new inventory, requests for new plants, etc.
  • Supports projects clients with review of required materials and potential displacement of new orders with existing surplus or overstocked inventory
  • Analyze inventory consumption, identify trends and opportunities for optimization that will improve service levels and/or reduce carrying costs
  • Supports Line of Business specific analysis and reporting for internal customers and stakeholders such as program owners, technical discipline leads, engineering, operations, and field work planners, managers and directors
  • Supports establishment and management of field inventory at satellite stores – e.g. working with warehouses and field personnel/clients to ensure material is labelled, replenished and annually counted (SAP cycle counts, variance reconciliation and audits)
  • Performs stock extensions and deletions in support of client requests
  • Assists ongoing efforts to improve inventory visibility – e.g. addition of items considered “grey-stock” critical spares to SAP inventory;
  • Supports delivery of training to clients on inventory processes
  • Works with TC Energy Surplus & Investment Recovery Coordinator and other stakeholders to support redeployment and disposition efforts related to surplus materials
  • Supports efforts with stakeholders in multiple functions, including accounting, tax, corporate compliance, customs and logistics, to maintain accurate data and regulatory required corporate reporting
  • Identifies and interacts with key Supply Chain and business stakeholders including Managers, Buyers, Field Technicians, Field Work Planners, Operations Managers, Reliability Managers, Project Managers, and other internal and external stakeholders as applicable
  • Identifies gaps in the Procure-to-Pay (P2P) process and gaps in Supply Chain systems that may need to be addressed to facilitate effective spare parts management
  • Collaborates with various Supply Chain areas including Master Data Management, Purchasing, Category Management and affected client groups to enhance overall visibility of intelligence on market conditions, cost, lead times, and storage requirements
  • Works with Project and Materials Management & Warehousing stakeholders to assist with the development of Project Materials Management and Materials Coordination Plans, including the use or otherwise of overstock/non-moving inventory, and redeployment or disposition of surplus via TC Energy Surplus and Investment Recovery Coordinator
  • Other tasks as required


Minimum Qualifications

  • University Degree
  • At least four (4) years related Supply Chain experience, in pipeline, midstream, or other related oil and gas setting
  • Must have experience with SAP and Inventory related SAP functions
  • Very high attention to detail and strong analytical skills with demonstrated ability to turn large data sets into useful and actionable information
  • Strong customer service focus and effective problem-solving skills with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-starter and able to work under deadlines, with strong time management and priority setting skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with advanced inventory management and optimization software such as IBM MRO IO (Oniqua), Llamasoft, Vanguard etc.
  • Experience with Power BI, Tableau, SharePoint, Power Automate and Power Apps
  • General experience with Materials Management & Warehousing functions
  • Designation or enrollment in Supply Chain certification (SCMP, CPIM, etc.)


About our business
TC Energy is a leading energy infrastructure company in North America. We have three complementary businesses of natural gas pipelines, liquids (oil) pipelines, and power generation. Our operations span three countries, seven Canadian provinces, and 34 U.S. states.


Apply now!


Apply to this posting by 01/24/2022 using reference code 97916. You must apply through our jobs system at Only applications submitted through our system will be acknowledged. Applications may be submitted using a mobile device or a desktop / laptop computer.

TC Energy is an equal opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program supervised by the U.S. government.

Thank you for choosing to grow your career with TC Energy.


* Depending on qualifications, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.

* All positions require background screening. Some require criminal and/or credit checks to comply with regulations.

* Consistent with our employment practices, we reserve the right to consider the cost of relocation when making internal hiring decisions.

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