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Verizon: Inventory Planning, Supply Chain-NJ


Use inbound delivery plan to determine channel inventory allocations and retail store replenishment strategy; execute planning activities; continuously enhance and improve the forecasting models to predict store sales and replenishment.



Verizon At: Verizon
Location: Basking Ridge, NJ
Web: www.verizon.com


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Responsibilities

Operational Execution:
  • Lead weekly CPFR calls for OEM Partners
  • Utilize inbound delivery plan to determine channel inventory allocations and retail store replenishment strategy
  • Execute the daily, weekly and monthly planning activities within the planning tools
  • Continuously enhance and improve the forecasting models utilized in the planning tool to predict store sales and replenishment
  • Coordinate with the other channel replenishment teams to ensure proper execution of the overall supply plan
  • Analyze and review opportunities for improved Lifecycle management

Inventory Optimization:
  • Coordinate with internal teams, 3PL's and OEMs to implement and/or improve the vendor co-located (VCI) processes and execution
  • Provide Analytic and System teams business changes needed to improve the systemic solution to optimize inventory in all channels
  • Act as liaison for internal teams and OEM's on innovative inventory optimization strategies from inception to execution
  • Develop processes specific to holiday and promotional planning activities to ensure we optimize inventory levels to meet sales targets

Replenishment Coordination:
  • Develop and implement daily/weekly replenishment logic to ensure all markets remain aligned while utilizing the same system settings. Detailed analysis and review of data provided by Analytic team will be necessary to make future recommendations
  • Drive and align with Market Inventory teams on replenishment changes on a real time basis
  • Responsible for generating initial stocking strategy for dedicated SKU's within portfolio

Project Management Liaison:
  • Engage and coordinate activities related to VLSS or other Business Transformational programs

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Marketing or related field
  • 3 - 5 years in Supply Chain role working in a technology or related field
  • 1 -2 years in retail environment
  • Prior knowledge of supply planning, inventory optimization, forecasting, replenishment planning and supply chain related systems
  • Ability to collaborate with internal and external partners
  • Self-motivated and willingness to take risk
  • Understanding of Supply Chain, Device Marketing and Finance to allow strategic and tactical thinking
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
  • Strong problem solving skills with strong emphasis on ability to drive results

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