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Inventory Planner II - MEDCO Tool

at Essendant

Posted: 7/8/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 058490be-8a5d-4bcb-a10a-93a1f37b61a7
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Job Description

  • Manages forecast exceptions to achieve targeted service levels and turn rates.
  • Reviews and releases planned purchases as scheduled in order to ensure effective flow of inventory.
  • Performs necessary purchasing system analysis, system maintenance, etc., ensuring inputs are complete, accurate and up to date.
  • Monitors attainment of section and supplier service and turn goals, modifies and adjusts system inputs as needed, resulting in the attainment of stated objectives. Troubleshoot / resolve supply chain issues.
  • Interfaces and plans with Category Management, Content Management, Sales, Operations, Logistics and suppliers to ensure effective replenishment for ongoing needs and special promotions.
  • Ensures the open order files of USI and suppliers are aligned, resulting in open orders being fulfilled and shipped correctly by suppliers.
  • Understands and demonstrates MEDCO’s Core Values.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Skill Required:

  • Solid understanding of inventory management techniques and systems
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers, associates and management
  • Intermediate/Advanced skill with MS Office suite, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience (Business, Supply Chain preferred)
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in procurement / supply chain or related area – 5 years experience preferred
  • Experience using an automated on-line forecasting and replenishment system is preferred