The purpose of this position is to collaborate with internal and external parties to maintain inventory levels.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
Purchase imported merchandise from international vendors into our distribution network leveraging our E3 replenishment system
Analyze demand history and external factors to forecast demand at the product level
Set and maintain targeted inventory levels while addressing shortage and overstock situations
Work closely with Product Management, Sales, and Operations to ensure optimum service levels to our customers
Manage a diversified vendor base consisting of products across multiple categories.
NATURE AND SCOPE
No direct reports.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 0 years
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
Undergraduate college degree is highly preferred
Experience with imports/exports is a plus
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Possess a solid understanding of supply chain concepts and systems
2-5 years of work experience, preferably in supply chain, operations, purchasing
Highly analytical; ability to successfully manage large and complex data
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Experience with E3 preferred
Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
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