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Supply Chain Manager

Company: Black Opal Beauty
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Primary Areas of Responsibility

  • Creating and maintaining the company's sales forecast that aligns with the company's changing sales trends, sales targets, and operational initiatives.
  • Responsible for all initiating and managing all future merchandise buys based on historical data.
  • Coordinates merchandise flow-through the various channels of the Supply Chain.
  • Maintains primary relationship with cosmetic fill manufacturers including correspondence, coordination, and planning.
  • Manages data related to inventory management in partnership with back office.--Including:--Item creation/UPC/GTIN.
  • In collaboration with Operations Manager, maintains Build of Materials (BOM) and is responsible for mitigating costs associated with obsolete inventory/materials.
  • Responsible for maintaining weekly inventory reports including Stock Status, Open PO, and Watch List.
  • Is responsible in stock of all sellable inventories.
  • Is responsible for minimizing stock outs to maximize sales and balancing inventory to reduce overstocks.
  • Support Product Development Lead in managing item launches including writing purchase orders, sending samples, facilitating quotes/pricing, and other support as needed.
  • Negotiate with suppliers and manufacturers to keep costs down.
  • Offer suggestions internally/externally to help improve processes, efficiencies, and lead times.
  • Finished Goods COGS management.
  • Helps provide key information for decision making.
    Secondary Area of Responsibility:--Sales Planning.
    • Help create and maintain Sales Forecasts.
    • Keep record of and maintain company's margins on assortment.
    • Makes recommendations for SKU Rationalization and product offering gaps.
      Other Responsibilities:
      • Assist with company Ad Hoc reporting as needed, as it relates to primary areas of responsibility.
      • General management of Operations department communications.
      • Manage new suppliers/manufacturers and setting up paperwork and company profile information.--Other Skills:--3-5 years relevant experience.--Cosmetic Industry Experience a plus.--Extremely proficient MS Office experience with specialized experience in Excel (V-lookups/Pivot Tables/Filter/Sort - this specialized experience is required and is non-negotiable).--Forecasting experience.--Retail math experience required; must understand financial concepts such as profit/loss/gross margin.--Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.--Able to present data concisely.--Ability to work and navigate in retailers' portals and pull data required for supply chain and sales analysis.
        This position is temporarily remote due to Covid but will eventually return to the office.Covid 19 vaccination proof with booster is required.

Keywords: Black Opal Beauty, Chicago , Supply Chain Manager, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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