Inventory Planner - Home Services in HOFFMAN EST, IL at Sears Home Services

Date Posted: 11/2/2019

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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 988782BR
Employing Entity: Transform Innovel Solutions LLC
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Inventory Management

Job Purpose: This position is responsible for analyzing forecast and replenishments to meet customer service level objectives, inventory levels and profitability goals. Responsibilities also include the ability to pull data from different sources for analysis/troubleshooting, understanding of systems parameters and the ability to do “what if” analysis to improve inventory and serviced level goals.

Job Responsibilities:

• Gathers sales/usage data to pinpoint any risks or opportunities surrounding the forecasts and reports effects on the company’s inventory position
• Analyze and manage monthly forecast data at a higher level (ex. Trend analysis and planning)
• Understand systems parameters and the ability to do “what if” analysis to meet specific customer service levels and budgets
• Build and maintain constructive working relationships with vendors, buyers and field associates
• Support the field locations by providing data and direction
• Manage assigned inventory lines to meet specific customer service levels and budgets
• Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Specific Essential Functions:

• Ability to read, write, and speak English
• Ability to communicate one on one, large and small groups
• Possess effective problem resolution skills
• Possess project management capabilities
• Ability to generate alternative solutions when faced with a problem; evaluates the consequences of choosing each alternative and selects the most promising alternative
• Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Proficient in computer systems and software applications
• Ability to work productively and effectively when faced with stressful situations. This includes maintaining effective interactions with others under stressful working conditions
• Ability to read and utilize reports as needed

Experience/Education/Certification Requirements:

• 3 – 5 years of experience in inventory replenishment
• Bachelors degree preferred

Required Job Competencies:

• Data collection and analysis (Excel/Access)
• Working knowledge of inventory forecasting and replenishment
• Strategic perspective to analyze data to forecast and make recommendations
• Professional, effective written and oral communication
• Strategic Business Perspective
• Fact-Based Problem Solving
• Process Orientation
• Personal Impact
• Functional Expertise



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