Associate Planner, Front Store - On Campus
Location:
Woonsocket , Rhode Island
Posted:
October 17, 2017
Reference:
693783BR
Position Summary:

As a member of the CVS Health’s Supply Chain team supporting Logistics in our distribution centers or Inventory Management in our corporate office, you have opportunity to add value to an organization whose purpose is helping people on their path to better health. Your impact will include ensuring that CVS Health is adhering to compliance requirements, demonstrating operational excellence, delivering superior customer service, and focusing on continuous
process improvement. Lastly, you will build your professional experience while progressing through an exciting career path offering many options to advance your career in Supply Chain at a Fortune 7 organization.

The Planner for Front Store Initiatives role is accountable for developing and
manage the execution of the Inventory strategy to support key Front Store
Strategic Initiatives. This role is responsible for working with the
broader leadership teams supporting Front Store Strategic Initiatives and
ensuring that inventory and service levels for stores and categories impacted
by the initiatives are within specified targets by performing Demand and Supply
Planning activities.




Responsibility for accurate forecasts across
impacted products/categories so that the business may be appropriately
planned based on that forecast



• Responsibility for
managing inventory levels for impacted products/vendors/categories to
support demand while meeting inventory turn and service level targets




Working collaboratively with other parts of the business to ensure
that key factors that influence demand and supply are understood
and comprehended in demand and supply plans.



• Performance of core planning functions for a subset of impacted products/vendors/categories



• Designs and executes strategy to transition initiatives to base-business owners at end of transition periods.


Responsibilities:


Achieve initiative sales, margin, in-stock and inventory targets for key
initiatives



Performance of core planning functions for a subset of impacted
products/vendors/categories



Oversee the execution of replenishment strategies to impacted stores.



Partner with Merchandising, Store Operations, Logistics & the
Transportation organization to identify supply chain opportunities



Generation of reporting and analysis to support the team in analyzing and
improving the performance of the initiatives



Develop and maintain baseline forecasts and supply plans for
initiative-impacted stores and D.C. using JDA modules



Partner with analytics team to determine appropriate forecast models and
parameter settings

Required Qualifications:

Advanced Excel skills and strong
statistical knowledge


Preferred Qualifications:

1+ years of experience


Education:
Bachelors Degree


Business Overview:
CVS Health, through our unmatched breadth of service offerings, is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. We are an innovative, fast-growing company guided by values that focus on teamwork, integrity and respect for our colleagues and customers. What are we looking for in our colleagues? We seek fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service that will help us better meet the needs of the many people and businesses that rely on us each day. As the nation’s largest pharmacy health care provider, we offer a wide range of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities across our three business units – MinuteClinic, pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and retail pharmacy. Our energetic and service-oriented colleagues work hard every day to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, unemployment status, political affiliation, or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. CVS Health will consider qualified job candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. CVS Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any Colleague or applicant for employment because such Colleague or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the Colleague or applicant or another Colleague or applicant. Furthermore, we comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT

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