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Office Depot Planner, Inventory Demand in Boca Raton, Florida

Overview

Responsibilities

Responsible for Developing, executing and communicating inventory buys and forecasts that support the merchandising, marketing and financial objectives and strategies of a division/category. This will involve driving financial results through service and quality inventory management that maximize sales, while improving inventory and bottom line profitability resulting in gross margin return on investment (GMROI) and inventory turn goals.; This would involve developing and providing seasonal projections and commitments to our suppliers, analyzing historical data, productivity, current trends to identify risk and opportunities while creating actions steps and recommendations to ensure delivery of plan and maintain revised forecast in the system tools.

In contrast to the Sr. Inventory Planner role, the Inventory Planner will manage the smaller volume and less complex business categories that require less business situational experience. The business categories will often be less promotional, volatile, visible and not have as large of an impact to the financial inventory health to the company. The position will be not be expected to provide training and mentorship to planners and other inventory staff members. This role will also not be expected to serve as an Inventory SME in the development and modification of new systems and processes throughout the company

  • Execute inventory buys through alignment on the forecast that support the merchandising, marketing and financial objectives and strategies of a division/category

  • Develop and execute seasonal projections and commitments

  • Drive financial results through service and quality inventory management that maximize sales, inventory and bottom line profitability resulting in gross margin return on investment (GMROI) and inventory turn goals

  • Analyze historical data, productivity, and current trends to identify root causes, risks and opportunities

  • Actively evaluate business results, create action steps and recommendations to ensure delivery of inventory plan and maintain revised forecasts in system tools

  • Communicate key issues and action plans to manager and cross-functional team on a weekly basis, while actively partnering cross functionally to drive shared business goals and key outcome

  • Initiate and maintain regular communication with Suppliers that will foster collaboration and alignment on forecast and order quantities with ensuring delivery accuracy and on-time delivery

  • Support a collaborative, innovative, and results-oriented environment with peers and cross-functional partners.; Drive on-going Collaboration with peers to ensure consistency of information, share best practices and develop systems knowledge

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience;in business related discipline (e.g. Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, Finance, Statistics, Quantitative Business Analysis) or related experience.

  • Minimum of 1 year Inventory Management experience in a high volume, multi-location distribution environment or equivalent Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) experience.

Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule

Office Depot and OfficeMax offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Office Depot and Office Max is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

How to Apply

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How to Apply

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Fair Chance Ordinance

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records City & County of San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance (https://sfgov.org/olse/sites/default/files/Document/FCO%20Poster%20Set%20All%20Languages%2010%2001%2018.pdf) REQNUMBER: 39799

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