Barnes & Noble Senior Analyst, Sales & Operations Planning Integration in Monroe Township, New Jersey

Senior Analyst, Sales & Operations Planning Integration

Location

NJ-Monroe Township

Classification

Full-Time

Description

As the Sr. S&OPI Analyst, you help lead the charge by collaborating with various teams across the business, including but not limited to: Merchandising, Inventory Management, DC Operations, & Logistics to manage the outbound product flow and ensure that product arrives in-stores on time. You act as second in command for the S&OPI team, representing the S&OPI Manager when needed. You develop and implement process improvement initiatives for the company, always keeping in mind quality, speed to market, and cost.

Essential Functions

•Responsible for the management of the S&OPI outbound process, including but not limited to meeting in-store dates promotions and in-store initiatives, inventory analysis, and pack & hold management for all Business Units

•Lead S&OPI process through collaboration with Merchants, Inventory Management, Logistics, and Operations

•Support inventory strategies toward inventory optimization through effective S&OPI execution, ensuring DC alignment to demand and planning processes

•Facilitate regular collaborative meetings with organizational partners on strategic end-of process reviews, demand/supply plans, issues, and mitigating actions

•Develop and implement new process improvement initiatives to drive operational efficiencies within the Distribution Centers

•Identifies and communicates all information pertinent to inbound and outbound product flow to Logistics and Operations to ensure efficient capacity and labor planning

•Additional job duties or responsibilities may be assigned

Qualifications

•Bachelor’s degree in business, operations, or other related field

•At least 3 years of S&OP, Supply Chain management, demand or inventory experience required

•Experience within a highly nuanced and fast-paced business environment

•Excellent communication including written, verbal, and presentations to senior level audience

•Utilizes six sigma/process improvement methodology to drive efficiencies within the DCs

•Experienced in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint); Microsoft Access experience preferred

•Travel (up to 5%) to NYC office and regional retail locations

*No relocation provided

Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.