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Inventory Lead

Company: Chick-fil-A Corporate
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Job Description:

Forward thinking individual to lead the inventory management execution and strategy across all nodes of the Supply Chain for various menu categories. This includes suppliers, cold storage, re-distribution, Distribution Centers, and restaurants. This leader will partner with both internal Chick-fil-a, Inc. Sourcing, Launch, Marketing, Distribution, Supplier Quality and Safety, and Supply Chain Consultant teams along with external suppliers and distributors to develop and execute the network-wide inventory strategy across 70+ Distribution and Contingency Centers that service 2500+ restaurants. This position requires the leader to utilize a diverse range of skills and experiences in the overall support of inventory management across the end-to-end supply chain and requires a high degree of independence in the execution of these responsibilities to support $30 Billion in restaurant sales.

  • Influence Distributor and Supplier inventory strategies to ensure proper inventory quantities are purchased and produced to consistently achieve strategic service level objectives, inventory targets and to minimize obsolescence
  • Build consensus throughout the organization on inventory strategy for various menu categories including clear launch, contingency and exit strategies
  • Analyze large data sets to solve complex replenishment problems across a variety of business scenarios. (e.g. supply constraints, disruptions, withdrawals, etc.)
  • Drive alignment across the organization on actions needed to support the inventory strategy, including demand shaping and supply planning expertise
  • Responsible for the budget related to product obsolescence for all items being added to or removed from the menu
  • Manage relationship and activities of third-party demand and supply planning partners
  • Provide direction and standard processes regarding inventory and transportation issues including the existence, root cause and resolution of inventory variances that could arise from the 120,000+ annual Inbound Loads
  • Communicate effectively to all levels of the organization
  • Develop and implement inventory management information systems and processes

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain, engineering or other related field
    • 5+ years of progressive career advancement in Inventory Management
    • Previous experience in a complex supply chain network
    • Strong analytical, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills (including data visualization and storytelling)
    • Strong aptitude to solve problems and drive improvement within established systems and processes
    • Strong mathematical and statistical knowledge
    • Experience analyzing large data sets using analytical techniques
    • Previous experience creating and managing budgets
    • Capable of making decisions quickly and decisively
    • Strong ability to drive results and build strong relationships

      Minimum Years of Experience5
      Required Level of EducationBachelor's Degree
      Preferred Level of EducationMasters Degree

Keywords: Chick-fil-A Corporate, Atlanta , Inventory Lead, Professions , Atlanta, Georgia

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