Nov 18, 2021

Sr Inventory Planner

  • MRA Global Sourcing
  • Chicago, IL, USA
Full time Supply Chain / Demand and Supply Planning

Job Description

The Sr. Inventory Planner will be responsible for continuously optimizing the company’s North American inventory by proactively analyzing, rallying support for, and ensuring end-to-end execution of inventory optimization recommendations.

 KEY PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

  • Analyze the company’s inventory positions and identify both strategic and tactical opportunities to optimize for increased Inventory Turns, Item Availability, and Service Level.
  • Own the online SKU rationalization, surplus and aged ware processes.
  • Partner with the Merchandising, Master Data, and broader teams to incorporate new items into the inventory planning process.
  • Lead activities to evaluate and process internal stock requests from other company business units.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to support divisional metrics and Key Performance Indicators.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years inventory control experience within an ERP system (Oracle, SAP, etc.).
  • Experience with a Supply Chain Planning system (e.g., Logility, Blue Yonder) and/or in a distribution or eCommerce environment strongly preferred.
  • Exceptional analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong work ethic with flexibility and openness to new ways of working.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.

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