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Inventory Control Analyst

Job Location Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Purpose

Inventory control is vital to the efficient and cost effective operations of Sleep Number’s fast-paced manufacturing 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 hub inventory processes by providing an accurate analysis of inventory balances.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Leads the inventory control processes on the assigned department at the hub level. Implements systems, policies, procedures and standards for processes within the distribution facility.
  • Lead the collection and reporting on hub inventory to leadership in Weekly Dashboard
  • Manages the cycle counting program, including design and 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
  • Manages 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
  • Running the process of cycle counts; set up frequency for item type
  • Prepare and manage physical inventory end to end
  • Manage/maintain/forecast inventory for cycle, scrap, yield, supplies - each unique GLs - report in dashboard format
  • Management of Cycle Count process
  • Inventory analytics and reporting
  • Backup for Inventory Control Coordinator
  • Streamline POD process from an Inventory Control perspective and play point for Supply Chain when working cross functionally
  • Lead the path to Advance Supply Chain Planning(ASCP) for Inventory Control; ensure eBS inventory is accurate by identifying any potential pitfalls and putting corrective actions in place
  • Help in transforming the Inventory Control function by challenging current state processes and making breakthrough improvements
  • Partner with 3rd party logistics team and influence effectively without authority

Key Performance Indicators

  • Inventory Accuracy (Net and Absolute Variance)
  • % of Obsolete Inventory
  • Improved cycle count adjustments
  • Accurate annual physical inventory
  • ASCP being used to plan and manage hub inventory

Position Requirements

Experience, Education & Certifications:

  • 2+ 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 environment, inventory and operations
  • HS Diploma or Equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

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 R447
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