Humanscale is the premier designer and manufacturer of ergonomic products that improve health and comfort at work. Our award-winning office products –seating, sit/stand desks, technology support and lighting – have led the industry in performance and simplicity for over 30 years.
A highly visible supply chain role that will oversee the forecasting and inventory requirements. This is a hands-on position responsible for developing and executing demand plan and inventory plans that will enable sales and inventory objectives achievement. The successful candidate will work cross functionally to match supply with demand, working closely with Sales, Finance, Marketing, Logistics and Operations to achieve sales and inventory objectives
Design and determine weekly and monthly forecast analysis with the currently used IT systems or outside of it, as required
Develop continuous improvement plans for forecasting techniques, method, and approach within the currently IT systems or outside of it, as required
Determine best methods in creating forecasts and respective inventory targets.
Recommend adjustments to forecast and inventory targets based on changes in demand, supply and market trends.
Manage inventory targets that are approved by management.
Prepare, report, and communicate supply chain plans and inventory measurements to management
Facilitates, communicates and supports sales personnel, business unit managers, vendors, and customer requirements.
Remain open and flexible to all changes in processes and offer constructive suggestions for overall improvement
Overall Purchase Order management of components, and finished goods safety stock
Negotiate, and formalize purchasing agreements with selected vendors (material, and service supplies).
Develop new suppliers for existing, and new products.
Improve PPV costs, minimum purchase quantities, and purchasing payment terms.
Maintenance of system data integrity in the Operating System
· Bachelor degree required, MBA in Supply Chain Management is preferred
Extensive Database / System Skills required: (1)Oracle or SAP ECC, APO, BI and CRM 5 Years (2) Advanced MS Office Excel (2007), Word, PowerPoint 2 Years (3) Demonstrate aptitude to learn new systems.
Strong analytical abilities
Knowledge of supply chain management/forecasting tools, forecasting processes in sales, marketing operations, finance, manufacturing and supply chain issues
Good communication and Team building skills
Collaborative skills in resolving long and short positions in inventory
Strong negotiation skills.
Knowledge of purchasing and inventory planning procedures/policies a must.
Ability to prioritize in a fast paced and demanding environment.
Additional requirements include the ability to both think strategically and execute tactically, a persistent attention to detail, and a high level of comfort in working with numbers.
Humanscale is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/Disabled/Veteran)
External Company Name: Humanscale Corporation
External Company URL: www.humanscale.com
Street: 3371 East Central Avenue