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White Cap Inventory Analyst in Atlanta, Georgia

Company Overview

White Cap Supply Holdings, LLC ("White Cap") serves as a one-stop shop providing concrete accessories and chemicals, tools and equipment, building materials and fasteners, erosion and waterproofing and safety products to professional contractors by meeting their distinct and customized supply needs in non-residential, residential and infrastructure end markets.

White Cap operates nearly 400 branches across the U.S. and Canada with approximately 7,000 employees, and offers nearly 450,000 SKUs to approximately 150,000 customers. White Cap includes the Brafasco and NCA brands in Canada and multiple brands that fall under Construction Supply Group.

White Cap was previously known as HD Supply Construction & Industrial and became an independent company in October 2020.

Job Description & Qualifications

Job Summary

Uses tools and operational methodologies to craft, evaluate, recommend, and execute inventory changes and enhancements. Ensures product availability and proper inventory balance across multiple facilities. Interprets and communicates inventory data to drive business decisions. Mentors junior inventory planning associates.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities, and Key Accountabilities

Analyzes inventory data to make decisions about fulfillment, replenishment, inventory on hand, productivity, transfer activity, and aged inventory reduction for high volume priority and complex categories in order to achieve inventory and turn targets.

Monitors exception reports and daily analytics for all inventory business metrics. Manages parameters for each category, executes replenishment strategies, and takes appropriation actions to prevent stock outs, minimize weeks of supply, and expedite delivery to fill potential backorders.

Participates in onboarding and mentoring new associates. Performs check-ins and determines readiness and training needs.

Partners with Demand Planning to align forecasts with business objectives. Analyzes and communicates impacts of proposed changes.

Collaborates with various departments to incorporate the onboarding of new products, retirement of old products, customer-specific inventory requirements, regulatory changes, and promotions. Leads small teams in periodic special projects that require analytics and strategy.

Manages supplier relations. Partners with suppliers to address on-time and in-full metrics, lead times, damaged in transit issues, and supplier returns. Collaborates with suppliers to align on future inventory requirements.

Develops inventory reporting across key areas. Monitors output and drives continuous improvement.

Creates statistical forecasts and identifies and quantifies risks for complex categories using established quantitative methods and application software. Analyzes trends and determines methods for reporting excess inventory to the field.

Nature and Scope

Identifies key barriers/core problems and applies problem solving skills in order to deal creatively with complex situations. Troubleshoots and resolves complex problems. Makes decisions under conditions of uncertainty, sometimes with incomplete information, that produce effective end results.

Independently performs assignments with instruction limited to the expected results. Determines and develops an approach to solutions. Receives technical guidance only on unusual or complex problems or issues.

May oversee the completion of projects and assignments, including planning, assigning, monitoring and reviewing progress and accuracy of work, evaluating results, etc. Contributes to employees' professional development but does not have hiring or firing authority.

Work Environment

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Education and Experience

Typically requires BS/BA in a related discipline. Generally 5-8 years of experience in a related field OR MS/MA and generally 3-5 years of experience in a related field. Certification is required in some areas.

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years’ experience in inventory, supply chain or operations processes.

  • Demonstrated experience working on large scale inventory initiatives.

  • Bachelor's degree in Analytics, Logistics, Information Systems, or Supply Chain Management

  • Advanced use of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Power BI.

  • Advanced use of Oracle, OBIEE, MicroStrategy, etc.

  • Experience with Program Mgmt (Cycle Counts, Physical Inventory, Shrink)



Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta

Posted Date 1 month ago (10/25/2021 4:00 PM)

Job ID 2021-47336

Functional Area Operations

Remote Position? No

Position Type Full-Time

White Cap is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer. White Cap considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law.