Sr Manager, Inventory Management and Optimization

at W.W. Grainger, Inc. in Lake Forest, Illinois, United States

Job Description

W.W. Grainger, Inc. seeking a Sr Manager, Inventory Management and Optimization with the following duties: Design and implement our onsite inventory strategy and approach such as replenishment frequency, target service profiles, forward facing stock vs. overflow; Build demand management and inventory models used to maintain inventory levels at the customer site; Evolve individual customer site inventory plans to align to our onsite technology and team member investments; Create dynamic solutions using statistical models, machine learning or deep learning methodologies to determine ways to improve how we position and replenish customer inventory; Partner with supply chain to optimize fulfillment locations, replenishment cycles and processes, and customer visit schedules; Support adoption of our overarching product strategy, including substitutions, and product consolidation; Develop assortment strategies, organization and naming strategies, and product information strategies for all assigned product categories ($100M to $600M annual revenue); Ensure those strategies align with Grainger overall company strategy and drive revenue, gross profit dollars, and customer acquisition; Communicate category plans to assigned channel merchandiser and partner with Publishing and Product Information to ensure assigned category strategies are implemented and the result is an effortless customer experience with complete and accurate product information.


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Job Posting: 11222403

Posted On: Aug 25, 2023

Updated On: Sep 26, 2023

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