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Replenishment Specialist

Purchasing | Mattoon, IL Corporate Office | Full Time

Job Description

Job Title:                              Replenishment Specialist

Job Location:                       Store Support Center, Mattoon, IL

Reports to:                          Replenishment Manager

FLSA Status:                        Exempt

                                                                                                                                      

JOB SUMMARY

The purpose of the Replenishment Specialist is to drive sales through optimization of replenishment and allocations programs all while staying aligned with the company’s financial objectives.

 

JOB DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Responsible for analyzing sales and inventory levels of your product category to decide store allocation of import and domestic product across all stores
  • Autonomy to purchase category product without limit and accountable to staying aligned with budgetary objectives
  • Review recommendations from Inventory Planner and determine direction and appropriate action regarding replenishment ordering
  • Identify poor performing items and categories and collaborate with Category Manager on recommended adjustments of inventory levels and pricing
  • Key initial orders for seasonal and/or basic programs as well as place, track, and adjust all new store orders
  • Generate and leverage reports for effective decision making
  • Monitor Purchase Orders and Special Orders for on-time shipping and fulfillment percentage
  • Partner with logistics and DC to recommend shipment changes to align with inventory goals
  • Set up and maintain item information in Eagle/ERP System
  • Assist in the product selection and minimum presentation stock level
  • Drive clear communication with strategic partners both inside and outside the organization
  • Assist Category Managers in vendor meetings and the line review process
  • Ensure accuracy of print advertising and product in stock to 98.5%
  • Participate in store travel to review stock performance on planogram, off planogram, and stockroom
  • May be required to cross train and perform other duties


 QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of 2 years of retail experience working within a Rural King store
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Products, specifically Excel
  • Results-oriented with a strong sense of urgency
  • Demonstrates strong listening, written, and oral communication skills
  • Able to independently organize and prioritize workloads to meet deadlines
  • Ability to participate in our online applicant and new hire onboarding process remotely
  • Ability to complete computer-based training


 SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • None

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to communicate effectively to all audiences
  • Good visual acuity
  • Close vision for computer work
  • Repetitive wrist movements on keyboard
  • Ability to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to walk up and down stairs multiple times per day

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions

My signature confirms that I have reviewed and agree with the high level of independent judgment and discretion expected of me in this role. If at any time I feel sufficient autonomy is not being given for me to function effectively within the scope of my responsibilities, I will address my concern with my manager and escalate to human resources as needed.

                                                                                                                                                                     

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