Company: Wireless Advocates
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, Wireless Advocates is a
leading provider of wireless products and services both online and
in nearly 700 retail locations nationwide. Together with the top
wireless carriers (Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile/Sprint) and OEM's
(Apple, Samsung, LG, Motorola), our expert team of wireless
professionals are here to help people connect.
MISSION & SCOPE
The Replenishment Analyst is responsible for the accurate Demand
Planning, Buying and Replenishment of all products to support
assigned business channels and categories. The goal is to support
the field with the right product at the right time, and perform all
relevant supply chain activities to support that goal. The
Replenishment Analyst key focus and measure of success is an
accurate demand plan, Kiosk in-stock based on the "always in stock"
principle and a minimum of salvage and inventory write-off loss. In
addition to that the Replenishment Analyst is responsible for all
relevant communications with Channel and Field and is to ensure
that all established channel and field service levels are met or
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
-Responsible for the short and long term demand forecast for
-Responsible for all appropriate statistical and comp analyses to
support demand forecast.
-Responsible to address demand fulfillment concerns with
carriers/vendors and escalate to replenishment Manager as
-Responsible to meet channel and carrier accuracy targets.
-Responsible to maintain targeted end-of-live inventory levels
while balancing in-stock needs. Work closely with Replenishment
Manager to ensure targets are met.
-Responsible to insure that stores are in-stock with the current
regular price assortment at a 98% average in-stock position at all
times. Work closely with Replenishment Manager to ensure OTB
targets are met.
-Maintain the optimum levels by store by SKU and escalates to the
Replenishment Manager as needed.
-Ensure on-time and right product delivery to all locations.
-Manage the Field relationship to insure that the highest service
levels are achieved: timely resolution of issues, and perform root
cause analysis to insure prevention vs. reaction.
Product Life-Cycle Management
-Responsible for managing the lifecycle on all products,
recommending lifecycle changes in conjunction with established
End-of-Life process and goals.
-Maximize stock balancing activities, and drive the process with
merchandising and reverse logistics coordinator.
-Support and drive as appropriate end-of-life activities with
Logistics Coordinator and Channel Management to minimize inventory
and salvage risks.
-Communicate with vendors on supply chain needs, in partnership
Lead effective coordination and communication with Wireless
Merchandisers, Field and Carriers as needed
-Communicate update on stock position.
-Report significant changes in sales trends impacting in-stocks by
-Discuss stock levels and SKU sell-through rates.
-Execute and communicate SKU performance analyses.
Analyst is responsible for creating accurate Demand/Supply Plans
for assigned categories/channels and managing company and field
inventory levels at required levels and goals and managing the
Analyst must be able to work harmoniously in a team environment and
service internal and external customers with the highest integrity
-1+ years of Forecasting and Replenishment experience in a National
Retailer and/or fast paced consumer goods industry.
-Bachelor Degree preferred or relevant work experience.
-Supply chain and reverse logistics preferred.
-Professional oral and written communication skills.
-Detail-oriented motivated individual with analytical and
quantitative analysis skills.
-Advanced Excel and Database/Pivot table skills.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.
-Clear and effective oral presentation of ideas/recommendations and
effective written communication, all using tact and courtesy.
-Ability to follow detailed directions or processes and execute
Wireless Advocates is an equal opportunity employer, we encourage
and support diversity in the workplace.
Keywords: Wireless Advocates, Seattle , Replenishment Analyst, IT / Software / Systems , Seattle, Washington
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