Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. Souq.com (an Amazon company) is the largest ecommerce site in the Arab world. Every month, Souq.com attracts more than 41 million visits to its catalogue of more than 8.5 million unique products in 35 different categories, including consumer electronics, household goods, fashion, watches, perfumes, toys, and baby products. Established in 2005, Souq.com today operates both as an award-winning retail business and an online marketplace that allows SMEs, merchants, brands and distributors to distribute their products online.
Consumer Electronics is a fast paced category with exciting technology trends and an immersive, high involvement customer buying process. Amazon is looking for an experienced Inventory Planner with a background in inventory or business analysis, finance or supply-chain disciplines. This position is responsible for developing and executing category level sales and inventory strategies to optimize availability and inventory turns. In this role, you will have end to end ownership of managing inventory. You will also build strong partnerships with vendor management, merchandising and operations teams to drive toward common goals. To succeed in the role, you must possess the ability to operate from a company-wide perspective and will need to encourage cross-functional and cross-business project development. Responsibilities include:
Manage inventory, open-to-buy, inventory health, item-level forecasting, assortment planning
Participate in manufacturer and vendor reviews; drive vendor operational improvement through measurement and process improvement
Interact with operations teams and drive efficiencies through team collaboration
Manage inbound shipments: fill rate, ASNs, operational issues, lead time
Achieve and maintain high instock rates on replenishment programs
Analyze inventory position and sku performance to determine inventory liability, determine exit strategy for unproductive inventory