Inventory Analyst
Peeple Inc
Vancouver, BC, CA
1d ago

Inventory Analyst

Our client is a newly-formed Cannabis retail brand with stores in operation, and immediate plans to build additional exclusive and unique retail environments.

As they drive forward to become one of the most significant Cannabis retailers in the country, we're looking for an Inventory Analyst to join their Retail Operations team.

In this role, you will be responsible for analysing historical data and buying trends to develop forecasting models and provide strategic recommendations on product purchasing decisions.

You will create data systems and inventory management reports to ensure accurate buying decisions and inventory levels are optimal.

Responsibilities :

Reporting directly to the Head of Retail, you will develop systems and process to ensure the accurate and efficient collection and recording of Product Purchasing decisions, providing analysis and forecasts for multiple product lines to the Purchasing team.

You will contribute by :

  • Creating a reliable and efficient inventory management system. This will be maintained through detailed management of the dailies, including inventory movement, counts, inventory adjustments, transfers and shipments.
  • Monitoring inventory levels across all product lines and categories, using real-time sales data and forecasts to ensure appropriate inventory levels are maintained.
  • Developing the necessary standard operating procedures and training guides for store-level education.
  • Analysing product movement from distribution centres to stores, ensuring lead times are accurate and optimal for store operations.
  • Identifying potential logistical issues and support resolution as needed.

  • Collaborating with Merchandising and Purchasing teams to ensure forecasting, budget alignment and in demand planning operate harmoniously.
  • Preparing inventory status and trend reports for weekly Operations meetings.
  • Requirements :

  • Combination of relevant industry experience or a Post-secondary degree in Commerce, Accounting, Supply Chain, Logistics.
  • Exceptional analytical skills and experience in report generation and forecasting models. Experience using common industry Inventory Management software systems such as RMS, or Microsoft Dynamics.
  • Minimum of two years' retail experience; understandably not required from Cannabis industry, although ideally from Fast-
  • Moving Consumer Goods or other high volume / high product SKU environment.

    Who you are :

    Your analytical expertise is unmistakeable. Planning is what you do, and optimal inventory levels are a source of satisfaction for you.

    You love a challenge, and don't need to lean on a huge team of people to make things work. You love data and forecasts and embrace a dynamic retail environment.

    You enjoy working effectively with your colleagues to build strong partnerships and deliver successful outcomes.

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