What you’ll be doing...

Making sure that our products are available to our customers---when they want them and where they want them---will be your job. You’ll work side by side with a partner in analytics and reporting to forecast demand based upon historical data. You’ll make sure that whether the consumer is ordering direct from us, shopping in one of our retail stores, or in another channel, the product you manage will be there. Using information about upcoming promotions and seasonal events, you’ll adjust the forecast and ensure that we anticipate and meet the need. The work you do every day will have a direct impact on our customer experience by making sure we get the right product at the right time into the customer’s hands.

  • Analyzing trends and forecasting demand of specific products by channel.
  • Ensuring that supply will meet the forecasted demand.
  • Adjusting the demand plan (and ensuring adequate supply) for promotional and market factors.
  • Using demand planning software, tracking results and outcomes.
  • Resolving out-of-stock issues and proactively reducing product shortages.
  • Performances manage OEM vendors to contractual obligations regarding PO fulfillment, on time delivery, reporting and discrepancy resolution and safety stock requirements.
  • Execute on New Product Introductions (NPI) and Launches
    • Cross Functional collaboration with product managers, forecasting team, channel allocations, and warehouse operations to meet aggressive launch deadlines and volumes within a very tight timeline. This includes frequent follow up and touch points to ensure the plan is on track for execution.
    • Communicate Launch readiness supply plan to Sr. Leadership team.
  • Effectively communicate Supply Health and actions plans to alleviate at risk items during S&OP processes.

What we’re looking for...

You know that the best decisions are based in data but you also know that it takes a trained eye to find the insights. Planning and organizing is how you roll. Creating the perfect plan is only half the battle, you realize that all plans need to be monitored and adjusted as needed to come in on target. Obstacles are just puzzles you get to solve. You know logistics isn’t all about the numbers and that you need to rely on people to make things all come together.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in supply chain management.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Business or Operations, Business, Finance, Marketing, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing demand planning/forecasting, meeting aggressive deadlines, and multi-tasking.
  • Certification in APICS or CPM.
  • Experience with MS Access
  • Five or more years of Vendor Management

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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