SR INVENTORY PLANNER

SR INVENTORY PLANNER

Chicago, IL Other Permanent

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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