Sr. Inventory Planner in Roanoke, VA at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 6/10/2022

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Job Description

At Advance Auto Parts we have a passion for YES. Each day we are motivated by a passion to help our Customers. When you join our team, you become one of more than 68,000 knowledgeable and experienced Team Members who are committed to providing outstanding customer service to our customers, communities and each other every day. With over 5,100 stores and branches in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, we are a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider. With opportunities ranging from our Stores and Distribution Centers to our Corporate Headquarters and our rapidly growing Professional Business, we have the career for you, and we’re committed to advancing the lives of our fellow Team Members, Customers, and the Communities where we live and work.

The Sr. Inventory Planner / Supply Planner is an individual contributor representing the most common entry point for this career stream; works under direct supervision.

  • Identifies, evaluates and develops customer inventories through analysis and operations of the replenishment system.
  • Maintains replenishment model information, including monitoring the accuracy of weekly data, history, network changes, lead-times, past and future promotional events, new product information, pricing, and customer service performance goals.
  • Ensures availability of product through the monitoring and oversight of inventory systems.
  • Maximizes the efficiencies of shipments.
  • Resolves unacceptable situations with customers, as well as problems between shipping locations, carriers, receiving departments, inventory analysts, and buyers to ensure planned arrival of product.
  • Acts as liaison between customer, sales, customer service and carriers.
  • Advises on trends and/or shifts in demand that could impact company's service levels.

3 or more years of experience. Education: Bachelor's degree required