Replenishment Manager

at Central Garden & Pet Company in Bentonville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Central Garden & Pet is seeking a Replenishment Manager to join the Walmart Business Development Team based in Bentonville, AR, reporting to the Senior Replenishment Manager.This individual will own key customer supply chain, replenishment, and demand planning responsibilities that positions the company to deliver best in class KPI and sales metrics. In addition, this role will drive key operational and strategies within our Walmart categories to align with the customer and internal business units in the following ways:develop seasonal mutual win/win goals and objectives; drive processes that achieve high forecast accuracies, high in-stocks, and specific inventory health metrics; and communicate and track OTIF/SQEP metrics and processes for continuous improvement and fine mitigation.

*Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with the customer, as well as address on-time, in-full (supply constraints), and forecasting opportunities as they occur on a weekly basis in all channels (i.e., store, e-com)
*Achieve in-stock goals and maximize inventory levels while meeting product turn expectations
*Utilize data to provide ad hoc analytical support to drive key items, gap opportunities and overall replenishment support and recommendations to achieve mutual objectives
*Create and deliver weekly reporting that highlights actions and collaborative in-season solutions (30/60/90)
*Communicate and research PO on-time in-full (OTIF) and SQEP issues that results in optimized lane, lead time, and calls out potential item/ship point constraints
*Function as a key BU and S&OP enabler by providing timely and accurate customer forecasts, process improvement and replenishment information back into our corporate integrative planning and continuous improvement processes

*Bachelor's degree is highly preferred
*Minimum 3 years' progressive experience in merchandising/buying/planning, replenishment, supply chain, sales, sales forecasting and/or inventory management
*Keen understanding of Walmart's systems and processes
*Strong Retail Link skills and business acumen
*Proficient in SAP, Tableau is a plus
*Strong oral and written communication skills required to achieve mutual buy-in and aligned strategies
* Strong analytical abilities and knowledge of business processes and cycles
*High Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
*Ability to work in a collaborative, team-based environment that enables and develops relationships across all stakeholders
* High level of energy and sense of urgency; self-starter; strong and effective multi-tasker
* Initiative-taking individual with a problem-solving mentality and analytical mindset
* Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner

* Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
* Free Life and Short-Term Disability Insurance
* Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
* 401k with 3% company match and annual profit-sharing bonus
* Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time
* Employee Assistance Program
* Discounts on Pet supplies, cell phones, movie tickets, gym memberships, and more
* Education Assistance (both college degrees and professional certifications)
* Referral Program with cash bonus

At Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ: CENT and CENTA), we believe home is at the center of our lives, and our employees are driven by our purpose to nurture happy and healthy homes. Our company is made up of thousands of people across North America, with an emerging footprint across the U.K., Mexico, China, and Canada - all dedicated to helping gardens bloom bigger, pets live healthier, and communities grow stronger. We are united by our mission to lead the future of the garden and pet blade of grass and one wagging tail at a time. Visit our website at  to learn more.



All successful applicants should expect to undergo a screening for prohibited levels of drugs prior to beginning employment.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Posting: 3757493

Posted On: Mar 21, 2023

Updated On: Apr 20, 2023

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