Vendor-mgmt Inventy Analyst in Bentonville, AR at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 5/28/2019

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Job Description

Since time began, the earth’s been a generous contributor to people’s well-being. We haven’t been around quite that long, but The Nature’s Bounty Co. has been enriching lives of consumers around the world for more than 70 years. And before we even got started, the world was developing our motivation: Nature’s bountiful effects on people’s health.

Through our years, we’ve been a leader in health and wellness with our innovative products and solutions. We put science and the highest quality standards at the heart of our business—that’s why The Nature’s Bounty Co. brands are some of the most trusted in the world. We’re a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports & active nutrition, and ethical beauty products.

We’re also a great place to work, with excellent benefits, competitive compensation and a progressive, healthy company culture. If you’ve ever spent your workdays watching the clock, you know how important a positive work environment is for a person’s well-being. The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all its forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.

NBTY's Vendor Management Inventory (VMI) Department is seeking a VMI Analyst to play an integral role in the  Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment (CPFR) of Key Accounts. Our VMI Analyst will be primarily responsible for assisting in the management of customer inventory levels and ensuring optimal order placement.

  • Proactively review customer forecast by item
    • Perform regular root cause analysis on the metrics and initiate preventative plans and/or reactive solutions to in stock opportunities
    • Weekly review of customer instock % and weeks of supply
  • Communicate internally any forecast exceptions or adjustments
    • DC pipeline
    • Baseline or promotional changes
    • Store count changes
  • Monitor order picking and delivery status
    • Liaison between customer and DC/Traffic for any delivery issues or carrier information required
    • Expedite priority orders to the customer
    • Assist with return authorizations
  • Run and publish weekly and ad hoc reports as requested by customers and internal departments
    • Report weekly short reports
    • Update customer status reports
  • Report on monthly delivery performance internally and work with DC teams to see if improvements can be made
  • Identify opportunities to increase retail sales and drive volume for manufacturer

Job Requirements

  • Previous inventory management/forecasting exp, strong communication skills & ability to multi-task required
  • Demand Solutions, GRS, DSX, E3, VMI or CMI background preferred
  • At least 2 years of experience working in a fast-paced mass market retail planning environment
  • Microsoft Excel, AS400 Software experience preferred.
  • High level of organizational skills, good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Must be able to multi-task and follow-up when responses are needed
  • Must be able to respond to verbal and written instructions 
  • Bachelor’s degree required

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 online job postings.


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