Amazon

Sr. Instock Manager

1 month agoTokyo, Japan

DESCRIPTION

Amazon is looking for an experienced Senior Instock Manager with proven experience in inventory or business analysis, finance or supply-chain disciplines. This position is responsible for developing and executing cross-category level sales and inventory strategies to optimize availability and inventory turns. In this role, you will have ownership of leading initiatives that drives improvement of our procurement operation. You will also build strong partnerships with business teams, system teams, and supply chain operations teams to drive toward common goals. The ideal candidate is who possess the ability to operate from a company-wide perspective and encourage cross-functional and cross-business project development in order for scalable process improvement, automation and analytics.

• Plan and execute inventory strategies to optimize sales, in-stock rates, turns and inventory health for owned category
• Monitor, analyze and own key performance indicators such as in-stock rate, demand forecast accuracy, procurement lead time, fill rate, and inventory turns
• Participate in system team's reviews; call out area for operational improvement and develop solution proposal
• Forecast and manage efficient inbound and outbound inventory flows and health, including forecasting, purchasing, and removing unproductive inventory
• Drive root cause analysis/reporting on operational issues, develop action plans and project manage improvements with the ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneous
• Work with internal teams collaboratively, to help drive tools and process improvements that affect purchasing and procurement workflows, with emphasis on automating tasks that are currently performed manually

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BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

Strong written and oral communication skills both in Japanese and English • 5+ years supply chain, inventory management and/or project management experience • Superior analytical skills, with demonstrated ability to dive in and quickly understand root cause and identify scalable solutions • Experience working with complex data sets and process improvement techniques such as Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing or Six Sigma • Experience communicating and presenting to senior leadership • Strong proficiency in analytical tools and techniques including Microsoft Excel or statistical software

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Strong proficiency in analytical tools and techniques including Microsoft Excel or statistical software • Software development experience or equivalent tech background • Experience with SQL is a strong plus • MBA is considered plus

Job ID: Amazon-1436158