DOLLAR GENERAL

  • Sr. Manager, Demand Chain (Perishables)

    Requisition ID
    2018-177258
    Location
    US-TN-GOODLETTSVILLE
    Category
    Supply Chain
  • Company Overview

    Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 15,000 retail locations in 44 states, 15 distribution centers and 130,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork, all while keeping our customers and communities at the center of everything we do! At Dollar General, employees have numerous growth and development career opportunities through award-winning training and being part of one of America’s fastest-growing retailers. Apply today and let’s grow together!

    Job Details

    GENERAL SUMMARY: 

     

    Manages a larger than average inventory portfolio with the overall responsibility of managing product fulfillment, in-stock levels, and inventory management for defined vendors and categories (including import SKUs) to support distribution center and store forecast and replenishment. Responsible for developing strategic business plans for the departments they manage as well as ensuring the tactical execution of those plans with their teams. Responsible for managing the new/disco item execution, as well as promotional/key event planning and execution within a defined group of vendors and categories. This position is responsible for building cross-team relationships, developing process improvements and execute company inventory initiatives.

     

    DUTIES and ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

    • Leads a team of analysts to oversee the management of inventory at distribution centers and stores for an assigned group of vendors and categories.
    • Leads strategic projects related to inventory and store in stock management. Leads key aspects of large scale initiatives and seasonal programs, including providing analysis, subject matter expertise and making recommendations to leadership.
    • Ensure team continuously improves key performance indicators (KPI) for assigned vendors and categories.
    • Collaborates with key cross-functional teams (merchants, planners) to ensure inventory levels align with merchandise policy and financial goals. Communicates strategies to analysts.
    • Works with analysts in review of network inventory to identify issues/opportunities and development of action plans to support company financial goals.
    • Manages vendor collaboration and score carding to drive continuous improvement of KPI metrics
    • Deploys new item entrance and exit strategies (planogram resets). Provides weekly status updates to management.
    • Oversees execution of various seasonal categories, promotional and event plans. Ensures that inventories are appropriate to support sales and presentation standards.
    • HR responsibilities include managing group of analysts to include selection, training, performance management, and development for movement within department/organization.

    Qualifications

    KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS:

    • Ability to deliver expected quantitative and qualitative results.
    • Ability to evaluate financial and business indicators and translate data into actionable information to drive results.
    • Strong business acumen and superior analytical skills, able to transform data in to executable strategies
    • Ability to work cross-functionally and independently in a highly demanding environment where teamwork is key
    • Able to interact with and influence all levels of management and cross-functional teams
    • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and determine impact of decisions on the business
    • Attention to detail, excellent organization and problem-solving skills.
    • Flexible, action and results oriented and able to move with speed to implement solutions
    • Intermediate proficiency in MS Office, SharePoint, and database applications
    • Demonstrated skills to communicate and collaborate within a retail organization.
    • Demonstrated expertise as a supply chain generalist with the working knowledge and ability to understand and troubleshoot end to end processes.
    • Ability to develop, plan, organize and manage multiple priorities.

    WORK EXPERIENCE and/or EDUCATION:

     

    Bachelor’s degree in business management, financial or other related field and 5 years of experience in supply chain, inventory management, replenishment, or inventory control required. Direct experience in retail industry and/or associated value chain required. Supervisory experience required. Experience with supplier relationship management required. EYC G.O.L.D. knowledge preferred.

     

     

    Dollar General Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.

     

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