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Inventory Analyst

Inventory Analyst

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The Inventory Analyst role will work closely with the Non-Perishables Merchandising team, taking an active role in managing inventory positions with our distributor partners.  This role will report into the Merchandising Vice President.


  • Review on-hand inventory and date code reports daily to pre-empt high inventory situations
  • Develop process to analyze store inventory, create reporting and present to Category Teams
  • Manage inventory on discontinued items/item changes, track sales and present solutions to maximize sales and minimize loss
  • Work with Space Planning and Category Teams to analyze shelf holding power, amount of inventory on shelf vs sales rate to help mitigate shrink
  • Monthly inventory store calls to help manage unexplained shrink
  • Work with Category teams on recommended buys for seasonal and In/Out items
  • Assist Category Teams with Last Chance process
  • Recall Management
  • Work with Category Teams on Promotional inventory forecasts and adjustments based on on-hand inventory at Distributor and store level


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Previous work experience with inventory management and/or supply chain
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to analyze data, draw conclusions, & make suggestions
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel (and other MS office tools)