Manager, Inventory Management

Shoppers Drug Mart - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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243 Consumers Road, Toronto, Ontario, M2J 4W8
Join a locally owned and operated store to help deliver health, beauty and convenience services in your community, and keep the customer at the centre of everything you do.

Why this role is important?

Role Mandate

The Senior Manager, Supply Chain Replenishment is responsible for managing the product flow for a group of categories to drive fill rates and in-store availability while optimizing working capital into the distribution network. Additionally the Senior Manager will play a lead role in our vendor collaboration program, corporate inbound program and operational planning for our distribution and transportation partners

What you’ll do

Provide leadership, guidance and development to direct and indirect reports.
Identify, develop and implement supply chain strategies with internal and external partners to drive service level performance to the stores.
Through analytics and feedback from operational partners, optimize inventory levels to achieve service level objectives set for the year.
Coach and develop the Supply Chain Analysts (direct reports) on supply chain fundamentals and to maximize the full potential of the replenishment system.
Ensure promotional purchasing tasks are completed and timelines met so that stores can receive their products on time and properly implement merchandising programs.
Mitigate obsolete inventory within the distribution network centers by focusing on exit strategies with internal and external partners.
Develop and maintain a collaborative relationship with suppliers and identifying those that are able to participate in one of the tiered vendor collaboration programs.
Actively participate in operational planning sessions with distribution and transportation partners to ensure service levels are not compromised during peak volume periods
Engage with Category Management, Merchandising and Store Operations teams regularly to provide updates and address issues as required.
What you’ll need

In depth knowledge of supply chain concepts
Strong analytical, presentation and computer skills (MS Office)
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with all levels of management
Ability to operate within an environment of time sensitive deadlines
+5 years leading a team in an Operational or Supply Chain capacity
Retail or Consumer Packaged Goods experience preferred
Sales & Operational planning a definite asset
Post-secondary education with preferred study in Business, Engineering or Applied Math/Science
Why work in a Shoppers Drug Mart store?

Each store has an Associate-Owner, so you will work for a local business owner while having the support of a national brand. Benefit from a purchase discount program, flexible and varied schedules, competitive pay and online learning through SDMU.

Take ownership of your work and find more ways to care about your patients, co-workers, customers and community.

Associate Owners in the Shoppers Drug Mart network recognize Canada's diversity as an opportunity to better serve their communities, and strive to reflect the nation’s evolving diversity in the products they sell, the people they hire, and the culture they create in their stores. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants and colleagues with disabilities.

In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.