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Inventory Control Analyst

Job Location Minneapolis, Minnesota


Inventory control is vital to the efficient and cost-effective operations of Select Comfort’s fast-paced manufacturing and distribution environment. The Inventory Analyst partners with other departments to solve inventory related challenges and keep operations running smoothly. The Inventory Analyst role is instrumental in our daily distribution inventory processes by providing an accurate analysis of inventory balances and executing processes vital to inventory accuracy.


  • Oversees the inventory control processes on the assigned department at the distribution center level. Implements systems, policies, procedures and standards for processes within the distribution facility.
  • Partner with 3rd party logistics team and influence effectively without authority
  • Lead the collection and reporting on distribution center inventory to leadership in Weekly Dashboard
  • Manages the cycle counting program, including implementation of the program and any needed changes. Provides guidance and training to the different team mangers in this process. Determines goals and metrics for their specific area. Strives for 100% physical and system match
  • Supports the yearly physical inventory and ensures that it is performed in compliance with the corporate policy
  • Analyzes inventory trends to determine root cause of discrepancies and implement fixes or process changes
  • Manage/maintain/forecast inventory for cycle, scrap, yield, supplies - each unique GLs - report in dashboard format
  • Streamline POD process from an Inventory Control perspective and play point for Supply Chain when working cross functionally
  • Help in transforming the Inventory Control function by challenging current state processes and making breakthrough improvements


Experience, Education & Certifications:

  • 5+ years of Supply Chain experience (Inventory Control preferred)
  • ERP experience preferred; Oracle preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; (Mainly Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • CPIM, APICS or other would be desirable
  • Solid understanding of manufacturing and distribution environment, inventory and operations
  • Bachelor’s Degree required

Knowledge, skills & abilities:

  • Manager involvement in most decisions
  • Influencing without authority both internally and via a 3rd party
  • Being comfortable in an ambiguous environment
  • Requires exceptional computer skills, strong analytical thinking, and the ability to communicate with personnel across the company
  • Ability to translate analysis into actionable insights
  • Drive towards continuous improvement
  • Works independently and takes initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • Positive Attitude; willingness to accept increasing responsibility
Sleep Number is an equal opportunity employer, committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, regardless of sex; race; color; creed; national origin; religion; age; marital status; pregnancy; physical, mental, communicative or sensory disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.
Job ID 2018-20389
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