Position Title: Inventory Analyst (Supply Chain)
The primary and ultimate responsibility of the Inventory Analyst is monitoring/analyzing DC inventory positions and making/recommending planning system adjustments needed to assure appropriate inventory at the DC level. Position is a partner with DC/Procurement/Supply Chain personnel to provide appropriate product screens and inventory levels to meet local market needs. The job also has responsibility for monitoring/analyzing assigned mixing center inventory positions and making/recommending planning system adjustments to ensure these facilities are meeting defined goals and managing capacity constraints.
Primary Responsibilities: -
Analyze DC level inventory for opportunities to capture missed sales, improve in-stock performance, etc. through making/recommending changes to planning system settings e.g. unblocks, lead times, SS levels
Partner with DC management, buyers, brand directors and supply chain personnel to make/recommend planning system changes to achieve specific management objectives. Select specific focus areas –
Customer missed sales analysis
Periodic product screen reviews
Monitor overstock positions and report/recommend actions to appropriate management
Troubleshoot inventory issues, identify/solve root cause and recommend adjustments to systems as needed
Monitor/analyze assigned mixing center inventories to meet management objectives within capacity constraints
Success Factors/Key Metrics:
Improved availability of stocked inventory to meet customer needs at assigned DC’s
More appropriate product screens to capture desirable sales while managing inventory levels
Effective inventory and capacity management at assigned mixing centers
Key Partners (Positions):
DC General Managers
Regional Vice Presidents
Ordering and Replenishment personnel
Experience(s) that Best Prepares You:
Education: Minimum high school diploma or GED; associate or bachelor’s degree from college or university preferred
Experience: Strong analytical background preferably in inventory/purchasing with exposure to forecasting and replenishment concepts/systems/processes. Experience and success working in team environment. Industry and product exposure helpful.
Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the company, in its discretion, may find appropriate and acceptable.
Excellent analytical and process thinking skills
Excellent computer skills, particularly Oracle Discoverer (or similar data query tools) and Excel
Good procurement and inventory management concept/process understanding
Good understanding of Oracle Demand Planning (DP) and Advanced Supply Chain Planning (ASCP) concepts and functional processes a plus.
Self-starter with strong follow through
Attention to detail
Think Strategically and Innovatively: Identify and act on ideas which further the Company’s strategic goals and business plan.
Plan and Execute for Success: Identify and address root causes when solving problems. Work collaboratively with other departments and functional teams to coordinate effective solutions.
Act Collaboratively: Communicate effectively across teams, functions and departments.
Communicate Effectively: Communicate clearly and concisely and adjust communication style to improve performance
Demonstrate Respect: Handle all business matters ethically and in full compliance with American Tire Distributors “Code of Conduct”
Be Accountable for Results: Assume full responsibility for the consequences of one’s behaviors, decisions and results.
Company: Talent Bridge
Base Pay: $15.00 – $20.00 /Hour
Employee Type: Contractor
Manages Others: Not Specified
Job Type: Retail
Required Education: 2 Year Degree
Required Experience: 2 to 5 years
Required Travel: None