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Inventory Planner

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Grove Collaborative

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San Francisco, CA, US

Description

We're looking for an amazing addition to our rapidly growing team who can shape the next stage of our inventory management. The Inventory Planner will be an essential position in implementing and monitoring procedures that ensure proper inventory levels in 3 warehouse locations. The role requires strong partnership with both internal partners and our 50+ national brands from whom we buy.
 
We particularly want to hear from candidates who have demonstrated success in managing SKU-intensive assortments at companies that have a digital presence.

The Opportunity

    • Execute strategies set forth by management to optimize ownership, increase turns, meet in-stock goals, and manage warehouse balances 
    • Analyze current inventory levels, lead times, demand forecasts, & OTB goals to recommend replenishment levels 
    • Monitor key performance indicators and drive corrective action 
    • Communicate with suppliers to ensure follow-through on replenishment orders and previously forecasted inventory commitments 
    • Recommend inventory stock balance transfers between 3 warehouse locations 
    • Partner with Operations to facilitate internal transfers 
    • Write, manage, and track all inbound POs 
    • Partner with Merchandising and Marketing to develop strategies to turn aged inventory 
    • Drive root cause analysis/reporting on operational issues 
    • Conduct ad hoc analyses and build reporting using SQL and Excel as required 
    • Support initiatives to drive improvements in the Inventory Planning systems, data, and processes

About You

    • 3+ years of experience in inventory planning and procurement; preferably within a fast-paced e-commerce environment 
    • Advanced experience in Microsoft Excel required 
    • SQL experience preferred 
    • You have proven success in achieving key inventory metrics 
    • Have worked in the physical products space, with a focus on DTC (Direct to Consumer) business 
    • You care about leaving a positive impact in the world 
    • You love to work hard, learn fast, and make an impact right away 
    • We are remaking the future of consumer goods and want you to join us. 
We are remaking the future of consumer goods and want you to join us.
 
If you join us you’ll get:
- Competitive compensation
- Stock options -- shared success is core to our mission
- Comprehensive medical, vision, dental and commuter benefits
- Wellness programs like quarterly massages and weekly meditation
- A shiny Mac and the other productivity accessories you need
- Flexible Paid Time Off -- we care most about results
 
We also have:
- A beautifully designed open office Located at Polk & Pine St in San Francisco near lots of delicious cafes & restaurants
- Fully stocked communal kitchen with healthy snacks and on tap Kombucha
- A cozy "quiet room" for focused work or meditation
- A handful of friendly, productivity-enhancing (...mostly) small office dogs
 
Let’s do this
 
We're building a diverse and inclusive work environment where we learn from each other. We welcome people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a fun place to work. Come join the community at Grove. It's a heck of a lot of fun, and we'd love to tell you more about it.

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