Viking Group
  • MI G
  • Grand Rapids, MI, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Flexible Spending Accounts, Vacation, Holidays, Life Insurance, 401k, Tuition Reimbursement, Fitness Center Reimbursement

Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday-Friday! 

Directs and forecasts future inventory replenishment based on historical buys, reoccurring buys and current inventory levels. Responsible for achieving inventory turn goals, consistent in-stocks on key items, achieving customer service metrics, and working with the sales team to anticipate and respond to changing sales trends.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages and directs assigned portions of the $100+ million dollar inventory spend.
  • Directs inventory purchases that facilitate achieving the turn goals for the department
  • Completes analysis of OTC & Fill Rate, managing action plans within the region
  • Negotiates vendor returns for deadstock & obsolete inventory
  • Manages vendor performance by providing valuable feedback and establishing expectations for order fulfillment
  • Provides analysis of deadstock and obsolete inventory & directs proper purchasing decisions to facilitate low levels of C & D inventory.
  • Analyzes safety stock change requests from the field, managing the proper safety stock levels for items forecasted by the sales team
  • Reviews and evaluates customer demand and the associated cost impact, providing recommended safety stock adjustments to management

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Related Field - required.
  • Requires 3-5 years experience managing, or facilitating, replenishment within a multi-million dollar inventory network.
  • Strong MS Excel skills - AS/400 & JDE experience a big plus
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Must have the capability to analyze and provide feedback to the inventory budget, understanding turn, stock-to-sales, and other commonly used replenishment metrics.
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