Inventory - Inventory Forecasting and Planning

Salary:
Between $60,000 and $75,000 to start plus outstanding company-sponsored benefits

Location:
Tinley Park Area - South Suburbs of Chicago

Position Type:
Full-time | Direct-hire

Job Description:

Inventory - Inventory Forecasting and Planning
Forecasting * Analysis * Planning
Between $60,000 and $75,000 to start plus outstanding company-sponsored benefits

As an Inventory Planning and Forecasting Specialist, you will use VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory) principles to support a variety of functions within the Inventory Planning Department.

Your job duties will include:

- Reviewing VMI plans to optimize inventory turns
- Reviewing forecasts, analyzing outliers and making adjustments accordingly
- Reviewing inventory planning parameters
- Checking safety stock levels
- Ordering multiples to further optimize inventory levels
- Generating and analyzing routine and ad hoc reports
- Monitoring VMI performance
- Assisting with special projects and performing other duties as assigned

An ideal candidate profile will include:

- At least two years of Inventory Planner, Inventory Forecaster, and/or Inventory Analyst experience

- Experience with or knowledge of VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory) protocol

And:

- Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel
- The ability to run database queries
- Comfort with numbers, data and spreadsheets
- Advanced analysis skills
- Strategic planning skills
- Problem solving skills

PLUSES...

+++ Experience with Vendor Managed Inventory [VMI] processes and procedures

+++ A Bachelor's Degree, especially in Supply Chain Management or similar

+++ Prior related experience from a company that manufactures products

+++ Proficiency with Lawson M3

Our client provides innovative industrial products with a wide variety of applications.

Please submit your resume by using the Apply Now feature.

All resumes submitted will be reviewed based on the candidate profile listed above.

Candidates with the most relevant background will be selected first and asked to participate in a screening.

Initial screenings can be done in-person during office hours, before or after hours, by Skype or by phone if needed.

JG ID #19-1822 - Tinley Park, IL 60477

Relevant Skills, Experience, Industries:
Supply Chain 2 - Logistics, Transportation, Dispatch, Warehouse, Freight, Import, Export, Customs, etc. Supply Chain 1 - Purchasing, Materials Mgmt, Product Design, Production Planning, QA, Inventory, etc. Supply Chain 2 - Logistics, Transportation, Dispatch, Warehouse, Freight, Import, Export, Customs, etc., Manufacturing, Processing, Refining

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