Inventory Control Manager in Norton, MA at Autopart International

Date Posted: 6/4/2019

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Career Description



Job Description

• Drive thought leadership and build strong relationships with the inventory team and various cross-functional teams, to include product, sales and marketing
• Identify and address merchandise opportunities in specific stores by analyzing sales and inventory performance as well as space productivity.


• Use data and reporting tools to deliver insightful, compelling and effective analyses
• Provide proactive analysis of business conditions and drivers, promotions, category trends and dynamics, as well as emerging segment trends.
• Perform statistical analysis of SKUs based on past sales history, market area, competitive situations, etc.
• Perform ad hoc analysis for specific store remix requests as well as new stores
• Manage the development of store clusters, seasonal assortment plans and location plans.
Education:
• Four Year college degree and 3-5 years of experience, or the equivalent amount of training and experience.
Knowledge and Experience:
• Ability to guide a team and delegate responsibilities
• Demonstrates the ability to select, analyze and integrate, customer and category insights to deliver business solutions
• Demonstrates the knowledge and application of category management principles and processes to deliver value-added category solutions
• Ability to synthesize a holistic sales story from multiple data sources and understand complex and multi-faceted trends
• Possess analytical and critical thinking skills - analytic curiosity - as well as creative thinking and problem-solving skills
• Ability to collaborate effectively with a group of cross functional internal and external team members
• Ability to work in a matrix environment where priorities change rapidly and tight deadlines exist
• Project management experience
• Possess strong presentation and communication skills
• Strong analytical, collaborative and consultative abilities
• Highly skilled in Excel and/or SQL experience, MS Office
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:
• Normal office conditions