Apr 11, 2023
Job Title: Inventory and Forecasting Analyst
Department: Amazon Department
Line Manager: Amazon Director
We specialize in creating retro-gaming products and merchandise, including Funko Pop and Figurine Protectors, as well as Video Game Accessories. Our products are currently available in over 150 retail stores across the US and Canada, and we are also well-known on popular e-commerce platforms like Amazon, Walmart, and Bestbuy. Our ultimate goal is to become an internationally recognized brand in 60+ countries and to be known as the leading brand in "Protecting and Displaying" collectible items.
To achieve this vision, we are seeking talented and motivated individuals to join our team. We value those who are passionate about their work and who are eager to learn and grow with us. Our team is committed to ensuring customer satisfaction, and we strive to create a warm and supportive work environment.
If you are looking to develop your skills and build a career in a dynamic and human-centric organization, we invite you to join us on our exciting journey.
- Christmas Bonus – profit based
- SSS and Philhealth reimbursement after 6 months in service (for fulltime employees)
- Leave Credits (10 days' vacation and 6 days sick leave)
Duties and Responsibilities:
-Lead the demand forecasting for new and mature products
-Identify seasonal and non-seasonal products
-Produce order plans
-Identify discontinued SKUs and ensure appropriate tagging in Orderhive
-Conduct forecast vs actual analysis to identify safety stock levels
-Determine order quantity for new products to launch (with no sales history)
-Develop, analyze and manage daily, weekly and monthly inventory reports to ensure optimum inventory levels at the item and channel level based on the most accurate demand data
-Build, analyze & execute inventory annual/quarterly/Monthly inventory plans for all SKUs based on adjusted sales annual/monthly forecasts
-Translate supply plans into inventory replenishment recommendations
-Analyze inventory pipelines and communicate risks that may have significant impact on inventory replenishment in the future.
-Ensure new acquisition inventory pipelines are setup for success from day one and be able to communicate risks as to the health of the pipeline.
-Collaborate with cross-functional teams to build forecasting models and automate inventory reports
-Build effective communication channels and collaboration processes with the purchasing & global Logistics, brand management, marketing and finance teams to ensure uninterrupted availability of healthy levels of inventory
-Develop and implement key SOPs within areas of responsibility. Identify and introduce best practices for inventory planning and management within the organization.
-Provide analytical support around inventory coverage, health for specific items, events, channels which will help cross functional teams make more informed decisions
-Assist new product forecast strategy with the NPI team to successfully launch new programs in all regions
-Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Engineering, Finance, or a related field or 3-5+ years’ work experience, including 2+ years in an inventory planning & management or a related field.
-Experience managing more than 500+ SKUs in a fast-paced environment with high variability particularly in retail/e-commerce (Amazon, Shopify, eBay, etc.) and consumer goods
-Experience in inventory management modeling, forecasting, reporting and automation
-Experience in process development and implementation
-Manage transactions daily in different systems, including but not limited to: G-suite, WMS, Netsuite, Microsoft Excel, Pivot Table, Amazon Seller Central, etc. Fundamental accounting skills to make financial decisions around inventory adjustments.
-Diligent approach to identifying and eliminating loss and shortage.
-Strong written, oral communication, and presentation skills to deliver concise and accessible issue assessments and improvement recommendations.
-Hungry to learn and love seeking out new problems to analyze methodically.
-Self-directed and focused on finding resourceful ways to deliver on projects and tasks consistently.
-Passion for excellence – Thrives in fast-paced environments – Exceptionally poised under pressure.
-Great technological skills that enable you to quickly learn new tools and software and adapt as needed
-Supply chain management
-Forecasting, calculating profit and losses including product returns, refunds, etc
-Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Gmail
-Wholesale scanning tools such as Analyzer Tools, Tactical Arbitrage, Supply Spy, Scan Unlimited
-Product analyzing tools such as BuyBotPro, Keepa charts, Scoutify, SellerAmp
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