Supply & Inventory Manager Lead

Beaverton, Oregon


Post Date


Job Id: 60376

This Role is a Hybrid Model.
Supply & Inventory Manager Lead

This role will support and participate in the supply and inventory strategies, planning execution, serving as the consumer team’s primary point of contact for supply & inventory planning needs. This candidate will support representation at the consumer leadership table, storytelling overall supply health, risks and opportunities. This role is the E2E inventory expert & point of contact for key partners on consumer dimension. This role will be responsible for recommending supply shaping strategy for consumer segment based on marketplace insights, inventory goals, and product hierarchy is an expectation.
The candidate needs to have proven track record of understanding the key financial and business drivers for business; imagining and articulating a positive future vision for the team; willing to take calculated risks and make decisions even if information is lacking or time is short; ensuring team members have access to necessary consumer and market information. This person will need to successfully collaborate with cross-functional team members on a regular basis and proactively address, resolve, and/or escalate any operational issues affecting the on-time purchasing of product and E2E inventory health.

Supply & Inventory Manager Lead Responsibilities
A typical day/week revolves around facilitating twice/month delivery planning process and ensure that materials are planned & purchased on the appropriate timelines supporting the marketplace supply strategy supporting global inventory health targets.
You will be responsible for executing and managing supply commitments through creation of purchase orders (POs) for procurement of finished goods and the management of buy exceptions. You will maintain any changes to POs, including product movement from factory to distribution center. You will review POs for conformance to company policy and may address issues related to delivery.
You’ll be conducting analysis to proactively identify challenges, at the same time be able to tell a story, driving clarity for your key stakeholders thru key business metirc (PIFOT-Planned in Full On Time, Coverage, Unplanned, and Inventory Health). You will be asked to be the subject matter expert (SME) on projects and support key initiatives that have an impact to our day-to-day business.
You will proactively drive strategy and lead the team through actions to keep a healthy inventory position in the assigned business. You will leverage multiple reports and dashboards to review key metrics, escalate any issues that will cause unfulfilled demand and/or a delay to the expected timelines. You will report and communicate to consumer planning teams delivery expectations, risks and opportunities to drive inventory health.

Supply & Inventory Manager Lead Qualifications
Minimum of 7 years of supply/inventory planning, or supply chain experience required.
Experience leading strategy across peer groups that are not direct reports.
Excellent written, spoken and visual communication skills. Specifically, well demonstrated capability converting complex concepts into easy to interpret stories that resonate across a varied audience
Flexibility in switching from strategic to tactical and operational levels of thinking and working, specifically in strategy deployment.
Superior interpersonal, influencing and facilitation skills with the ability to work both cross-functionally and crossculturally, specifically fostering productive relationships between key players and immediate team.
Validated analytical skills, finding relevant information within large data sets and create executive story.
Strong knowledge of Excel (pivot tables, formulas, macros).
Prior SAP experience preferred.

Compensation: Up to $57.27/hr. (DOE)

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.


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