Shopko

About Shopko

 

Founded in 1962 and headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Shopko Stores Operating Co., LLC operates 363 stores in 24 states throughout the Central, Western and Pacific Northwest regions. Retail formats include 131 Shopko stores, providing quality name-brand merchandise, great values, pharmacy and optical services in small to mid-sized cities; 5 Shopko Express Rx stores, a convenient neighborhood drugstore concept; 5 Shopko Pharmacy locations; and 222 Shopko Hometown stores, a smaller concept store developed to meet the needs of smaller communities.

 

 

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

54229

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

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Inventory Manager

Shopko - Green Bay, Wisconsin

Posted: 09/2/2018

External Job PostingPOSITION OVERVIEW:
The Inventory Manager will work with the Category Manager to lead the divisions Inventory Management and Merchandising team to achieve Shopko’s corporate goals of increasing sales, gross margin and return on inventory investment.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Directly supervising the Inventory Analysts and lead all merchandise planning and inventory management functions within the division
• Developing and building a planning culture within the Merchandise Team
• Leading, coordinating, and executing the development of seasonal merchandise plans and the monthly forecasting process to achieve corporate financial goals
•Managing the efficient flow of merchandise between vendors, distribution centers and the stores with a holistic understanding of Supply Chain costs and capabilities
• Championing change to improve division performance and aggressively communicate with direct reports, vendors, and other team members to achieve the division’s goals


MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:
• College graduate BS/BA degree or equivalent business experience
• Minimum of 5 years management experience with replenishment & forecasting responsibility or equivalent
• Ability to work with numbers/calculator skills
• Quantitative analytical skills
• Sound judgment and decision making skills involving multi-million dollars in annual purchases
• Familiarity with PC functions in forecasting inventory and sales
• Comprehensive understanding of replenishment systems and procedures
• Superior verbal and written communication skills and ability to follow-up
• Strong supervision skills
• Leadership qualities


Company Overview
We provide general merchandise, Pharmacy, and Optical services in our store formats of Shopko, Shopko Hometown, and Shopko Express.  
 
At Shopko, we understand what matters to our customers.  Our stores are designed to be simple, clean, and welcoming, not overwhelming.  We offer the essentials our customers need and the brands they trust at a fair price.  Shopko, the Stuff that counts.
 
Shopko offers a professional team-oriented work environment, career advancement opportunities, competitive wages, and a comprehensive benefits package! If you are accessing this posting from another website, please submit an application at 
www.shopko.com/careers.
 
Shopko is an Equal Opportunity Employer functioning under an Affirmative Action Plan m/f/d/v.

 

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