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Senior Inventory Analyst

Framingham, MA 01701
**Description**

Staples is focused on our customer and our community. As a Senior Inventory Analyst for Staples, your primary responsibility is to manage foundational in-stock, prep stores for ads & promotions, prepare for product transition, and work on supply chain & vendor issues.



Our people are the heart of our success and we believe in collaboration, curiosity and continuous learning in all that we think, create and do. We are investing in our people and our stores, empowering our people to learn, grow and deliver. Come be a part of a team that's leading the way in a new era of working and living.



**Manage Foundational In-stock**



+ Utilize forecasting/planning/allocation tools to order product and ensure smooth flow to stores, warehouses and fulfillment centers

+ Communicate vendor and product issues, accurately and timely, with the Merchandising team, Supply Chain, and other impacted groups

+ Minimize overstocks while maximizing sales and service levels



**Ads/Promotions**



+ Maintain high levels of in-stock on weekly ads and seasonal promotions

+ Use allocation tool to properly identify appropriate historical information and quantities by location to ensure appropriate sell through and turn



**Product Transition Management**



+ Work with the Merchandising team to successfully plan and execute a variety of product transitions including Planogram, New Catalog mailings, Seasonal buys, etc.

+ Execute timely placement of orders

+ Work with Product Manager and Planner to establish sell down plans



**Supply Chain/Vendor Relations**



+ Partner with Merchandising and Supply Chain to assist in minimizing key supplier lead times to warehouses and fulfillment centers with improved reliability

+ Develop and maintain positive and effective relations with vendors to facilitate timely and accurate processing of orders and delivered product

+ Monitor Vendor performance using Staples Partners and AS400 Metrics reports



**Qualifications**

**Get great perks.**



+ Generous amount of paid time off and bonus plan

+ 401(k) plan with a company match, medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, and many more benefits

+ On-site, discounted childcare, fitness center and dry cleaners in Framingham, MA corporate office

+ Associate store discount and more perks (discounts on mobile plans, movie tickets, etc.)



**Essential skills and experience:**



+ High School Diploma or equivalent; Bachelors Degree preferred

+ 2-5 years of experience of Demonstrated capability managing replenishment system functionality



**Preferred skills and experience:**



+ Experience working with Supply Chain Planning and Inventory Management systems (i.e. E3, JDA)

+ Flexible attitude, Detail oriented with strong organizational and information gathering skills

+ Retail, .Com or Catalog experience helpful



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_Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law._

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Posted: 2021-05-04 Expires: 2021-06-03

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