Posted 3 weeks ago

Supply Chain Replenishment Planner

Company: Ace Hardware
Category: Supply Chain

 Oak Brook

Type: Full Time

Ace Hardware is actively seeking analytical and customer service-oriented individuals to begin a challenging career as a Supply Chain Replenishment Planner at their corporate office. The main objective for the Replenishment Planner position is to attain service level and inventory turnover goals for a portfolio of vendors by ensuring they have the right inventory, in the right place, at the right time to service our retailers. Responsibilities:

  • End-to-end supply chain management for a portfolio of 80+ vendors and roughly $100M in annual sales volume.
  • Serve as a focal point within Ace’s supply chain and drive continuous improvement.
  • Develop and execute promotional and seasonal sales and inventory strategies for a variety of product categories.
  • Generate purchases and manage the flow of shipments from vendor to Ace’s network of 15 US distribution centers.
  • Support the success of 5,000+ Ace retail stores by maintaining supply levels across all distribution centers.
  • Perform order process analysis to optimize purchase order cycles and operating costs.
  • Maintain relationships with suppliers and drive supply chain compliance.
  • Exemplify “Ace Helpful” by providing amazing customer service to our retailers, field staff & cross functional departments.
  • Identify and address potential fill rate issues and impacts by performing root cause analysis and taking corrective action.
  • Participate in negotiations to relieve overstocks and coordinate merchandise returns.