Area Replenishment Manager - Sioux Falls
Company: US Foods
Location: Sioux Falls
Posted on: March 14, 2019
Responsible for the replenishment function for all distribution centers (DC's) in the Area, including continuity of supply while meeting inventory days on hand goals. The Manager, Replenishment directs the day to day activities in their Area and leads the DC Replenishment personnel. They connect the Area and DC to the Replenishment Service Center (RSC) through constant communication, update calls, and collaboration with the RSC on demand changes and special projects. They monitor quality of inbound product and execute replenishment functions according to US Foods policies and procedures to meet or exceed KPI's. The position acts as the liaison between all other distribution center Departments, RSC and the distribution center Replenishment function. They are a subject matter expert on the PRISM system, replenishment policies and procedures and are accountable for managing the collaborative buying efforts between all the DC's in the defined Area.Description:Daily management of all replenishment duties and KPI results for all distribution centers in an Area, and all local and Area replenishment personnelArea leader of the replenishment process along with being the liaison between DC Replenishment and all other DC departments, and where applicable the RSCWork with Area, region and corporate Category Managers and the Area VP of Merchandising and Marketing to execute sales growth initiatives and stocking new items for sales opportunitiesCommunicating with replenishment personnel (and RSC) on business updates and Area and DC initiatives along with all demand change informationThrough the DC replenishment personnel, monitors inbound product for quality levels and investigates any product concerns and product returned from customer due to quality concernsManages the communication of replenishment information to Area staff, DC sales, operations and associatesManages the follows up on all inventory management concerns, spoilage concerns, and product maintenance informationCollaborates with replenishment personnel (and RSC) to expedite deliveries, costing reconciliation, validate unusual demand, and all inventory management activitiesWorks with all DC departments on following up on replenishment questions and concernsManages the performance and training of all Division replenishment personnel including coaching development and performance managementManage inventory to ensure adequate supply while meeting or exceeding key service levels' performance indicators, including the following:Inventory Loss MinimizationDays Inventory on Hand (DIOH)Customer Order Fill RatesExcess and Obsolete Inventory ReserveManaged Cases/Freight IncomeInbound Cases/PalletSlow and Dead InventorySpecial Order Response Time#LI-DL1***EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status*** Qualifications:Education/Training : Four-year college degree in business, operations, or supply chain management, or equivalent food service industry work experience requiredRelated Experience : Minimum 5 year of purchasing experience required; along with effective people management experience required; food service purchasing and management experience highly preferred. Overnight travel may be required to participate in trainings, meetings, or other company events.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities : Demonstrates ability to lead, manage, and train others. Ability to handle multiple tasks at once; ability to function autonomously with very little direction or input. Must be able to achieve performance objectives. Possess a high degree of diplomacy, tact, tenacity and persistence to deal effectively with other stakeholders. Must be organized and have strong communication and follow up skills. Extensive food service knowledge and supply chain experience. Working Knowledge of Microsoft office (e.g., Excel, MS Word,Outlook). May be called upon to travel from the Area Hub to outlying DC's to do in person meetings and performance reviews with DC buying staff.
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