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Supply Chain Manager Distribution Center Processing

LivWell Enlightened Health - Denver, CO 80216

 

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Purpose

 

Under the general supervision of the Director of Supply Chain, this employee is responsible for Management of all 3rd party Infused Product purchasing, planning and inventory control of these products for the LivWell Distribution Center (LDC) and retail stores. This employee will manage the procurement and track all infused products within the company’s guidelines, as well as state government compliance. The Supply Chain Manager – Infused Products is both an employee manager and individual contributor position dedicated to planning, purchasing and tracking inventory through daily audits and will collaborate with the Director of Supply Chain and key stakeholders to establish and implement policies and procedures while adhering to company and state regulations.

 

Essential Duties

 

Purchasing, Inventory Planning and Control

  • Effective management of supplier/customer communication to ensure proper inventory levels, on time shipment and delivery of products.
  • Manage the reporting of inventory surplus, product returns, and any damage goods.
  • Manage, track, create and report key functional metrics, identify trends and address opportunities and issues.
  • Proactively and consistently work to reduce expenses and improve operational effectiveness.
  • Establish inventory control methods, including purchase orders, min/max and usage reports.
  • Manage proper replenishment of inventory in the LDC and all retail locations.
  • Forecast, plan and purchase products for specific products based on replenishment or demand.
  • Utilize ERP knowledge and systems as they relate to complex product scheduling and planning.
  • Continuously analyze and re-forecast business and analyze strategies to ensure sales plans are achieved by the LDC and all stores. This includes adjusting product flow and inventory management.
  • Establish a strategy to identify and maintain primary and secondary supplier relationships.
  • Solicits bids, analyzes quotes and recommends and/or selects new suppliers.
  • Acts as primary company interface with 3rd party retail suppliers
  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

 

Systems and Data Entry

  • Manage the daily min/max and purchase order activities via Counter Point reports to support delivery requirements while managing assigned commodities for lowest total cost purchasing, regulating inventory levels and achieving established inventory turn goals.

 

Audits and Tracking

  • Audit and Track edible expiration dates, low inventory and receiving by day via CP reports.
  • Continuously analyze, re-forecast business strategies to ensure sales plans are achieved by the LDC and all stores through adjusting product flow and Inventory management.
  • Coordinate the redistribution of product in an effort to reduce slow moving inventory.
  • Coordinate purchase confirmation, shipment notices and track orders/deliveries.
  • Check METRC to ensure proper Friday deliveries.
  • Perform weekly sales analysis, organize and distribute reports, conduct weekly Retail meetings.
  • Influence category assortments by analyzing product performance, customer feedback, consumer trends and competitive landscape.

 

Compliance and Reporting

  • Ensure 3rd party purchasing is in compliance with all company, state and federal regulations.
  • Ensure workflow and work procedures have properly documented in SOP’s, and appropriate controls and audits are in place to ensure data and process integrity.

 

Other Duties

  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Supervision

  • Works under the general supervision of the Director of Supply Chain.
  • Provides technical leadership and managerial direction to designated employees.
  • Establish ongoing training for team members to ensure an adequate level of understanding regarding guidelines, policies and procedures.

 

Job Qualifications

  • Employee must be able to obtain an order-picker (forklift) certification.
  • Must be able to secure a MED card

 

Work Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in purchasing, planning and inventory required.
  • Demonstrated understanding of purchasing, planning and inventory control.
  • Demonstrated capability with ERP, inventory planning, management, and purchasing/accounting systems.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication capabilities.
  • Knowledge of state and federal employment laws relating to key areas of responsibility.

 

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related area of study preferred.
  • APICS certification preferred.

 

Proven success in the following job competencies

  • Organization
  • Attention to Detail
  • Time Management
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Analysis and Reporting

 

Working Conditions

  • Requires full time wearing of hair & beard nets and lab coat or coveralls while in the LDC
  • Able to use a computer for extended periods of time.
  • Able to move about a typical office, manufacturing, warehouse, or retail environment.
  • Able to perform general office managerial and administrative activities.
  • Able to lift and move up to 25 pounds occasionally.
  • Regular and on-time attendance.
  • Hours regularly exceed 40 hours per week.
  • Occasional travel by conventional means including aircraft, motor vehicle and the like within the region and to other locations as required.

 

Note: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with this job.