Inventory Planning Specialist

Verizon - Irving, TX3.9

What you’ll be doing...

VES, Verizon Enterprise Solutions, supports global customers with CPE equipment. This position is responsible for the Inventory Planning functions that support specific large customers with projected forecasts along with replenishment demand to care for general customers. CPE Order Coordination functions will also be performed by the VES Inventory Planner. A great deal of critical thinking, task completion, and process review must be accomplished along the way.

Planning, procuring and managing product stock levels for customer projects as well as stock levels based on regular run rate volumes.
Address expedites and escalations.
Utilizing company assets in lieu of buying new equipment in order to achieve cost avoidance objectives.
Engaging with multiple teams across multiple organizations as needed to address and Order Coordination Tasks and deliver exceptional customer service.
Building collaborative relationships by providing partnership and communication, effective both verbally and in writing, with customers and internal teams.
Resolving problems while developing and implementing process improvements.
Identifying areas for process improvements and enhanced operational efficiencies and establishing plans for implementation.
Actively managing multiple time-sensitive requests, and effectively interfacing with all levels of management while supporting enhancements to the overall process.
Tracking delivery service levels, and delivering expectations set forth by internal customers and partners.
What we’re looking for...

This position requires a great deal of detail as well as the ability to look at the broader picture. The candidate must have the ability to prioritize tasks, think sequentially, have a sense of urgency, and consider customer service as the ultimate goal. The position also requires a considerable level of teamwork as well as the ability to operate independently. Excellent correspondence, effective both written and verbally, will be required with our warehousing partners as well as with project teams and suppliers.

You’ll need to have:
Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
Four or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:
Bachelor’s degree in Business or Supply Chain Management.
Ability to work under pressure and deliver exceptional service to demanding clientele.
Strong statistical and data analysis skills.
Proficiency with all Windows-Based Applications including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Four or moreyears of experience with Supply Chain functions.
Experience with SAP, PC, PQ, OrderPro, F&E, Premisys.
APICS, Lean Six-Sigma knowledge a plus.
Creative thinking with problem solving and process design.
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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