Job Number 19-****** Post Date 07/09/2019 Job Title Analyst II Replenishment - Retail Business Services Positions Available 1 Operating Company Retail Business Services Full/Part Time Status Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt (Salary) Address 145 Pleasant Hill Rd City Scarborough State ME Description Retail Business Services, LLC, is the services company of Ahold Delhaize USA, currently providing services to six East Coast grocery brands, including Food Lion, Giant Food, GIANT/MARTIN'S, Hannaford and Stop & Shop, as well as the country s largest online grocery retailer, Peapod. Retail Business Services leverages the scale of the local brands to drive synergies and provides industry-leading expertise, insights and analytics to local brands to support their strategies with services including Commercial Services and Strategy, Operations, Information Technology, Financial Services, Legal Services, Communications, Supply Chain and People Systems and Services. Job Title: Analyst II Replenishment Job Location: Scarborough, ME Position Summary: Primary responsibilities include attaining vendor to warehouse fill rate goals (VFR) and warehouse to retail service level targets (WSL). This role also has direct responsibility of managing inventory days of supply objectives (DOS), achieving obsolete inventory (OBI) and on shelf availability (OSA) targets, for Non Perishable warehoused products for the assigned Brand(s) at the vendor level. This role is the primary interface to 3rd Party and CPG Supply Chain partners. Principle Duties and Responsibilities: Manage daily inventory levels across multiple product categories (branded and private label), multiple distribution centers and Brands to ensure product availability (warehouse to store service level) at best net cost for turn, seasonal and promotion, company established turnover and working capital targets. This also includes timely new item fulfillment and end of life inventory run down on both everyday items and in & out products (e.g. shippers/pallet mods/seasonal products). Monitor and ensure timely execution of all planned product allocations as needed. Analyzes shipment forecasts to develop purchase orders to insure best pricing across inventory demands. Balance pricing, delivery and holding costs to develop product purchase orders that achieve optimal ordering quantity. Analyze inventory logistic opportunities, identifying and implementing strategies to reduce inbound sorting, and staging transportation costs. Interface with Third Party distributors and suppliers to achieve targeted inventory turns and freshness goals. Address issues resulting in non movement of inventory, process return to vendor on overstocks and discontinued items. Work with merchandising group to develop a plan to address overstocks and left over sale excess inventory. Work with suppliers, quality control, supply chain operations, store divisional operations, and Risk Management to address product availability, freshness, and product transition issues, as well as recalls and market withdrawals. Focus on new vendors by reviewing expectations on procedures, communication and performance. Analyze vendor delivery on-time and fill rate performance opportunities. Improve performance by working with the vendor, category, and Logistics. Recommend strategies to internal Category and Logistics teams for holding vendor accountable for failure to meet expectations. Evaluate and execute forward buys and other price protection efforts. Stay informed on commodity or other supplier issues that impact category sales. Anticipate and act on supplier issues, seasonal changes, natural disasters, crop conditions, and manufacturing issues ensuring efficient order quantities. Build and maintain positive relationships with internal (Category, Brand, Distribution Centers, Logistics, Trucking, Retail, Private Brand) and external (vendors, brokers) customers. Provide timely communication to necessary parties related to inventory transactions, resolving issues, short-term out of stocks, and responding to questions via phone, email, and online applications. Collaborate with Forecast Analysts to explain and identify forecast variance and provide additional information around marketing strategies, special promotions, and anticipated influences to sales that are not likely to be identified through system-driven exception analysis. Determine root cause of supply continuity issues and lead efforts for resolution. Communicate ongoing supplier and 3rd party supply issues to merchandising and Brands as needed. Serve as the primary point of contact to address and resolve replenishment supply chain issues impacting distribution, merchandising, suppliers, transportation and the stores. Research and resolve product availability issues, late deliveries, purchase order discrepancies, freshness issues, etc. Requirements Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal. Highly self-motivated, goal oriented, and works well under pressure. Ability to independently identify problems and propose solutions Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with excellent follow-up and attention to detail Able to apply critical thinking when solving problems and making decisions. Able to operate in a fast-paced environment Customer focused Solid understanding of supply chain networks Apply On-line Apply On-line Associated topics: inventory, merchandise, merchandiser, merchandising, procurement, retail merchandiser, stocking, supply chain, warehouse, warehouse associate
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