- Inventory Control
- Analysis Skills
Job Summary and Mission
This job contributes to Starbucks success by leading the development of tactical and strategic supply plans and managing inventory levels to achieve customer service, supply chain and financial objectives. Ensures that the right product is in the right place at the right time in the right quantities to meet customer demand. Models and acts in accordance with Starbucks guiding principles.
Summary of Key Responsibilities
Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Conducts ongoing development of inventory strategies to determine cost-effective use of inventory investment while maximizing inventory turns and meeting service level targets. Identifies and recommends opportunities to reduce costs and prepare for future growth. Identifies capacity gaps. Recommends changes to sourcing. May develop and maintain buy plans and submit and monitor purchase orders. May prepare out-of-stock and other analyses to facilitate cost and service improvements.
Establishes and maintains supportive relationships with customers, suppliers and team partners to ensure effective communication of strategic and tactical issues. Serves as a liaison between demand forecast and supply chain partners.
Initiates and leads cross-functional project teams. Supports timely project completion through performance measurement reports and forecasting process development and improvement.
Initiates and leads the development of short and long-term supply plans to balance the demand forecast with cost, efficiency and capacity constraints. Optimizes the flow of product through the supply chain.
Mentors and trains team members on systems and processes. Trains partners and groups in other business units or departments.
Uses planning system tools to effectively and efficiently create tactical and strategic inventory and supply solutions. Initiates and leads system development and enhancement.
Summary of Experience
Using inventory or planning system tools (5 years)
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Working knowledge of purchasing, scheduling or inventory management processes
Starbucks and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals.
We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that includes partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that enables us to better meet our mission and values while serving customers throughout our global communities. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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