Manager, Supply Chain Strategy & Optimization : 1142707
Who we are
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Some of what you will do
As the Manager, Supply Chain Strategy & Optimization, you will lead and guide the team on supply chain initiatives and strategy to support the S&OP planning.
You will lead a team of Analysts to support our multi-channel (Retail / Digital) fulfillment strategy with the right amount of inventory, at the right time, at the right place to serve the business and our customers.
Partnering with a variety of stakeholders, each day will be fast-paced, challenging, rewarding and meaningful.
Specifically, you will :
Execute and drive demand planning and fulfillment strategy and Supply chain best practices for B2B and B2C businesses.
Identify opportunities, develop and implement new processes to better support and evolve how we manage inventory, optimizing product flow to increase turns, service and overall support the business strategy.
Partner with the various channels to build a collaborative planning, forecasting and fulfillment process while dynamically contributing to business planning.
Manage and review channel inventory KPI’s on a frequent basis and discuss the results with the cross functional team(s), highlighting inventory management opportunities.
Drive continuous improvement in demand forecasts while evaluating and evolving predictive models.
Play an integral role to support the shift from fixed order point replenishment to demand driven fulfillment.
Identify potential inventory opportunities between our sales channels. Research to determine root cause working closely with the Merchant team(s).
Providing recommendations to resolve.
Review promotional lifts and the impact of sales and marketing activities on the supply chain.
Partner with vendors on outstanding purchase orders and general KPI’s to ensure flow of merchandise / supply chain is in place.
Collaborate, determine load in and maintain forecasts for new items as created by the Category Specialist.
Advance the analytical capabilities on the team to move to a data driven organization that will improve our financial results and allow for scalable and predictive solutions.
Some of what you need
3-5 years prior experience in a Supply Chain related role is preferred.
Experience with business intelligence / decision support software
Experience in JDA software
Successful completion of a quantitative post-secondary education, with a focus on retail management, economics, inventory or supply chain is an asset
Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Excel, Outlook, Access, Word, PowerPoint, Power BI), SQL and VBA.
Big Data Analytics - Ability to provide insights, and / or predict opportunities proactively by extracting information from the data lake into a digestible format.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment to support our transformation and transition to a data driven organization to better serve our customers.
Some of what you will get
Health and Dental benefits
RRSP / DPSP
Learning & Development programs
Combination of Office and remote work.
Merchandising / Buying
Full-time : : : Employment StatementStaples Canada is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and we encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including those with disabilities.