Customer & Operational Need : Understands how key in stockmetrics integrate with broader business metrics to deliver optimal customerexperience.
Identifies cost reduction and waste removal opportunities andproposes specific solutions
Strategic Planning : Translates theoperational strategy into day-to-day decisions and opportunity identification.Works effectively with team members within the category and in external supportfunctions to execute on strategic objectives
Planning & Business Analysis : Worksclosely with vendors and category managers to come with an in-stock plan for aparticular category.
Closely monitors the business metrics and alters the planas required.
Vendor Management : Acts as key point ofcontact between FC, supply chain, and vendors. Educates and integrates new vendorson operational requirements (e.
g. PO Handling, Shipping) to reinforce higheststandards. Influences vendor operational performance management and improvement(e.
g., Fill Rates, Overages, Underages, Switcheroo)
Business Operations : Drives in stock,inventory turns, and supply chain improvements for assigned business unit. Translatesdata analysis into decision recommendation.
Understands academic concepts ofsupply chain optimization
Automation & System Enhancement : Providesscalable solutions for specific issues. Demonstrates a deep understanding ofCloudtail tools and is eager to work with the tech vendors to advocate toolenhancements.
Team Development : Builds and maintainsknowledge sharing processes so as to ensure cross category learnings and buildcapability within the team.
Trains and mentors other vendor operationsassociates. Participate in interview process for new hires.
People Management : Establishes networkwithin organization; begins to build internal and external networks. Worksclosely across categories to drive improvements and efficiencies in the system.
MBA from Premier institute with 6+yrs of experience in handling Distribution planning - Supply chain planning, demand planning etc from Retail, FMCG, Consulting, Consumer durables and Large appliances Industry