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Employer: Ace Hardware Corporation

Expires: 07/11/2021

The JobWe are actively seeking analytical and customer service oriented individuals to begin a challenging career as a Supply Chain Replenishment Planner at our corporate office in Oak Brook, IL. The main objective for the Replenishment Planner position is to attain service level and inventory turnover goals for a portfolio of vendors by ensuring that we have the right inventory, in the right place, at the right time to service our retailers.What you’ll doCreate and monitor purchase orders to our Ace distribution centersPerform order process analysis to optimize purchase order cycles and operating costsDevelop and execute promotional and seasonal sales plansMaintain relationships with suppliers and drive supply chain complianceExemplify “Ace Helpful” by providing amazing customer service to our retailers, field staff, and cross functional departmentsIdentify and address potential fill rate issues and impacts by performing root cause analysis and taking corrective actionParticipate in negotiations to relieve overstocks and coordinate merchandise returnsManage all aspects of the supply chain and drive continuous improvement for 80+ vendors and ~$100M in annual salesWhat you need to succeedBachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Operations Management, Business, or an equivalent functional areaStrong analytical, organizational, customer service and critical thinking skillsExcellent verbal and written communicationSelf-motivated and able to work independently or in a groupAdvanced skills in Excel with competence in pivots and lookups – Access is a plusExperience in SAP, JDA Demand, JDA Fulfillment, E3/Advanced Warehouse Replenishment are a plus