Inventory Analyst

at White Cap in Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Job Description

A position at White Cap isn’t your ordinary job. You’ll work in an exciting and diverse environment, meet interesting people, and have a variety of career opportunities.

The White Cap family is committed to Building Trust on Every Job. We do this by being deeply knowledgeable, fully capable, and always dependable, and our associates are the driving force behind this commitment.

Job Summary

Responsible for utilizing system tools and operational methods to ensure optimal product availability and inventory balance across multiple locations. Analyze field inventory levels to identify potential excesses and opportunities for better utilization, repositioning or pull back.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities, and Key Accountabilities

+ Analyzes inventory data and makes decisions regarding aged inventory reduction.

+ Monitors exception reports and daily analytics for aged inventory business metrics. Reviews and reports time sensitive exposure to the field in order to move product prior to expiration.

+ Teams with purchasing to align disposition of inventory and required data updates. Analyzes and communicates impacts of proposed changes to affected teams.

+ Partners with various departments on the disposition and retirement of aged products.

+ Maintains supplier relations, partners with supplier to address supplier returns, and collaborates with suppliers and purchasing to align on future inventory requirements. Works with the category management team to ensure they have all vendor agreements in order to execute returns.

+ Analyzes trends and determines methods for reporting excess inventory to the field. Collaborates with other analysts to maintain consistency within the regions.

+ Creates statistical forecasts and identifies and quantifies risks of inventory on hand. Makes recommendations to field leadership on disposition of inventory reserved at 100%.

+ Executes projects assigned by the field leadership team.

Nature and Scope

+ Demonstrates skill in data analysis techniques by resolving missing/incomplete information and inconsistencies/anomalies in more complex research/data.

+ Nature of work requires increasing independence; receives guidance only on unusual, complex problems or issues. Work review typically involves periodic review of output by a supervisor and/or direct customers of the process.

+ May provide general guidance/direction to or train junior level support or professional personnel.

Work Environment

+ Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

+ 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.

+ Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Education and Experience

+ Typically requires BS/BA in a related discipline. Generally 2-5 years of experience in a related field OR MS/MA and generally 2-4 years of experience in a related field. Certification is required in some areas.

Preferred Qualifications

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Functional Area Sourcing

Recruiter Lanaro, Gabriela

Req ID WCJR-017045

White Cap is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer. White Cap considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law.

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Job Posting: JC253775323

Posted On: Jan 14, 2024

Updated On: Mar 03, 2024

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