Inventory Coordinator- St. Louis, MO

AB InBev | St. Louis, MO

Posted Date 3/13/2019
  • Analyze daily supply for Wholly Owned Distributors (WOD’s) to ensure safe inventory levels.
  • Manage push system technology to assure least cost solutions while maintaining acceptable supply levels.
  • Accountable for wholesaler service levels achieved (wholesaler supply, avoid wholesaler stock outs, smooth unload schedule, and ad hoc request for assistance); Primary wholesaler contact.
  • Ensure safe inventories, maximizing least cost producers, and keep dump beer at or below budgeted levels.
  • Manage outbound volumes to ensure wholesalers maintain min/max inventory levels.
  • Support brewery service level agreements (direct loading, manage floor inventory, adjust and react to production variances) by proper schedule synchronization & order configuration.
  • Coordination of planned & unplanned events such as new product rollouts, product holds, recalls, return material expediting, last minute promotions, damaged product, special events, same day beer coordination, mis-shipments & natural disasters.
  • Minimize Supply Chain Loss (SCL) at WOD’s by monitoring shipments for SKU’s that have an already high levels of inventory, creating action plans to help reduce SCL on inventory, and analyzing product loss trends.

Job Qualifications

  • B.S. degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Logistics, Business or Operations Research
  • Broad understanding of demand planning concepts and statistical forecasting.
  • Strong interpersonal, business acumen, financial and technical problem solving skills
  • Highly focused on results and providing a structured, systematic approach to delivering solutions
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Computer proficiency required including advanced Excel, Access & PowerPoint skills. SAS preferred.
  • SAP & Logistics Planning systems knowledge & usage a plus; data mining experience desirable

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