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Sr. Inventory Planner in Raleigh, NC at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 2/10/2019

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Job Description

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Minimum Requirements Demonstrated analytical ability and problem solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, planning, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills Strong computer skills, systems aptitude, and experience.
  • Retail experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Ability to work independently and with a high level of energy and initiative.
  • Ability to interface with all levels of management
  • Advanced PC and Microsoft Office skills
  • Leadership Team Development
  • Responsible for training and mentoring new and existing employees
  • Assume leadership role in process improvement task forces
  • Ability to adapt to various roles and responsibilities
  • Present ideas and directions that lead others to action
  • Liaison to cross-departmental roles, ie. Pricing
  • Visual Replenishment Process and Systems Expertise
  • Demonstrated past success in inventory analyst roles
  • Responsible for creating, managing, and maintaining OTB; communication of issues,  opportunities, and resolutions to the Inventory Manager via weekly updates.
  •  Financial analysis and/or forecasting experience.
  • Advance Auto Parts systems aptitude and experience.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelors of Science degree in Business, Marketing, Economics, Math, or Statistics from an accredited four year college or university or equivalent business experience; and 4+ years business experience with emphasis in Inventory, Merchandising, or Merchandise Planning; or equivalent combination of education and experience.