Nov 03, 2019

Sr. Analyst, Inventory Planning and Replenishment

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
Full-Time Telecommunications

Job Description

Comcast

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 40 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.



Job Summary:
This role will be responsible for planning & replenishment of Comcast product through the supply chain lifecycle. Maintain comprehensive view of all Retail store and Warehouse inventory and act quickly and concisely to react to internal and external changes in forecast.

The vision statement of the team is to create an industry leading Integrated Supply Chain Organization. We will invest in, and foster strategic partnerships within the Divisions, key business units, product stakeholders, and vendors. We will keep pace with increasingly complex technology demands of the business by continually deploying innovative & creative solutions. Data & Analytics will be foundational to our operating model, informing our business decisions and enabling flawless device deployment & support. We will inject the customer experience in all aspects of the device lifecycle; focusing on Operational Excellence and send service as core to our success. Our sustainability program will be comprehensive; including the mindful stewardship and care of our planet, our people and our company’s profit.

Core Responsibilities:
- Develop the demand plan for consumer electronics in the Retail fulfillment channel of Comcast.
- Responsible for the ongoing and timely forecast to PO processes at the store level.
- Responsible for inventory management and the weekly replenishment process alongside vendors and react quickly to mitigate inventory issues.
- Consult with functional teams such as sales, marketing, operations, finance, customer care and product development to obtain relevant data insights on demand and the product lifecycle.
- Coordinate new store-opening and closing inventory levels.
- Develop and measure key performance indicators to track and evaluate forecast performance.
- Identify areas of opportunity, such as standardizing the S&OP processes, and drive process improvements to closure.
- Create and maintain documentation, standard operating procedures and reporting for planning processes and systems.
- Work with vendor manufacturers to coordinate ship plans and demand.
- Work with functional teams to coordinate and manage the product lifecycle including introduction and end-of-life.

Job Specification:
- Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business, Logistics or equivalent.
- Generally requires 5-7 years related experience.
- 3-4 years experience in operations and/or planning & replenishment and/or 1-3 years experience in the Retail industry a plus.
- Skilled in the Microsoft suite; specifically Microsoft excel to be able to quickly analyze trends from multiple data sources.
- Has experience in planning and financial systems; Oracle a plus.
- Has sufficient supply chain systems engineering knowledge to understand connection points and data transition to support root-cause efforts as necessary.
- Strong interpersonal skills and resourcefulness to enable quick mitigations when necessary.
- Self-starter with strong time management & prioritization skills with a demonstrated ability to execute multiple tasks & excel in a fast paced, results-oriented work environment.
- Has business and supply chain acumen, understanding why things must get done as much as when and how they must be done.
- Knowledge of Lean/Six Sigma methodologies preferred.
- Direct experience in fast-paced technology or new media industry and good working knowledge of voice, data & video products preferred.

Employees at all levels are expected to:
- Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.
- Own the customer experience.
- think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.
- Know your stuff.
- be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences.
- Win as a team: make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas.
- Be an active part of the Net Promoter System; a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers.
- Drive results and growth.
- Respect and promote inclusion and diversity.
- Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.



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