Mgr., IBP (I) in Bohemia, NY at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 1/25/2018

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Job Description

Mgr., IBP (I)

  • Bohemia, NY
  • Full-time

Company Description

For more than 70 years, The Nature’s Bounty Co. has enriched the lives of consumers around the world and stood as the leader in health and wellness by introducing innovative products and solutions to the marketplace. Putting science and the highest quality standards at the heart of our business, the brands of The Nature’s Bounty Co. are some of the most trusted in the world. Always motivated by nature’s bountiful effects on people’s health, our vision for health and wellness has inspired leading brands such as Nature’s Bounty®, Sundown Naturals®, Solgar®, Osteo Bi-Flex®, Ester-C®, MET-Rx®, Pure Protein®, Balance®, Body Fortress®, Puritan’s Pride® and Organic Dr.®, among others. As a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports & active nutrition and ethical beauty products, The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all its forms.

Job Description

The Central Integrated Business Planning (IBP) Inventory Manager, within the Supply Chain Function, will manage inventory target setting, monitor inventory performance, and drive cross-functional initiatives to improve inventory performance, reduce slow moving/expired/ reject inventory, and increase Customer Fill Rate Performance.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage the Inventory Performance Improvement process to: compare Inventory Actual vs. Target Levels across the ABC classifications, flag concerns & opportunities, clarify business impact, conduct Root Cause Analysis (RCA), outline countermeasures, plan and monitor progress, and report performance results to leadership and within the S&OP process.
  • Lead team of cross-functional stakeholders from Supply Planning, Manufacturing, Quality, Technical Services, Regulatory, Finance, and the Business Channel to drive Inventory improvement efforts, measure performance, and ultimately achieve “Inventory Level Targets”.
  • Lead identification of quality reject, slow moving and expired raw material and bulk inventory with support of assigned cross-functional team members, and facilitate internal remedial countermeasures (e.g. requalification, reassignment) and/or liquidation sales via designated Sales Channels/Customers.
  • Provide inventory analytical and status updates to executive leadership and the S&OP process.
  • Continuously seek means to improve the related processes, cadence, system, analytics, and targets.


  • 5-7+ years of relevant experience in Supply Chain involving Supply Planning, Inventory Management, and Analytics for a consumer products organizations
  • 1-2 Years of Project Management experience managing cross functional initiatives, establishing goals, assigning tasks, and driving teams to meet milestones within a project plan
  • Relevant experience in using Oracle ERP/VCP or comparable Value Chain Planning Enterprise system functionality within a consumer goods manufacturing, distribution, and sales and marketing organization
  • Advanced experience creating and using quantitative Excel models to conduct and articulate cross functional analytics
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration in Supply Chain or comparable background or work experience
  • APICS Certification and/or MBA desired
  • People Management/Team player Skills: Ability to lead and work as an effective team player with cross-functional stakeholders and staff from Supply Chain, Business Channel, and Finance
  • Strong Communication and Influencing skills to provide recommendations on alternate sales avenues and execute disposition action
  • Quantitative Modeling/Analytic Skills with an ability to effectively assess Inventory Levels (Shortages & Excesses) and drive countermeasures with cross-functional teams
  • Strong Execution & Project Management Skills to proactively identify and dispose Slow Moving Inventory to reduce P&L impact due to Slow Moving/Expired Bulk and Raw Materials 
  • Sound Presentation/Articulation Skills – ability to create presentations and clearly explain complex topics and clarify the key issues and countermeasures. 
  • Ability to work proficiently in Excel to integrate large data extracts from diverse systems and generates Inventory analytics and plans forward
  • Detail Oriented: Strong analytical skills with the ability to quickly and methodically identify and assess diverse problems and develop solutions
  • Self-motivated, pro-active and results oriented attitude with an ability to work in a fast-moving, dynamic, entrepreneurial environment
  • MS-Office knowledge: Expertise in MS Excel expertise, MS Power Point

Additional Information

The Nature's Bounty Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

The Nature's Bounty Co. offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, generous associate discounts and more!

Please contact Human Resources at 631-244-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our on-line job postings.

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