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As a family company, we serve people and communities. When you work at Meijer, you’re provided with career and community opportunities centered around leadership, personal growth and development. Consider joining our family – take care of your career and your community! Meijer Rewards Weekly pay Scheduling flexibility Paid parental leave Paid education assistance Care.com/back-up care assistance Team member discount Development programs for advancement and career growth Please review the job profile below and apply today! Defines, develops, trains, and maintains processes, systems, and tools across the merchandising organization. Improves overall inventory management by modeling scenarios, designing, developing and deploying tools and reports. Continuously monitors performance against key inventory benchmarks. Works cross functionally across the organization to improve overall product flow performance and effectiveness. *Hybrid Schedule offered: Monday-Wednesday in-office, Thursday-Friday flexible/remote days.* . What You’ll be Doing: Develops and recommends processes/strategies to optimize inventory management performance against key performance indicators ensuring the right balance of merchandising, retail operations, and supply chain considerations are made maximizing profitability and customer satisfaction. Develops and trains methods/capabilities that support and drive the development, deployment, and improvement of all merchandising capabilities including Customer Integrations & Demand, Forecasting and Planning, Inventory Control & Fulfillment, and Multi-Channel & Vendor. Collaborates with the Business to develop and improve tools, templates, and methods that will enable development, deployment, improvement and support of merchandising capabilities. Develops, designs, and reports on various inventory strategy capabilities to help identify optimal productivity of the merchandising organization. Monitors performance metrics to identify opportunities for improvement of inventory management enabling merchandising strategies. Conducts fact-based analysis on key performance indicators, identifies opportunities for improvement, and determines root cause. Participates in projects following standard project management methodologies. Works cross functionally with merchandising, merchandise planning, supply chain, logistics, and operations resources to execute plans. Presents, communicates, and manages expectations regarding inventory optimization with internal and external resources. Collaborates with supply chain and distribution center teams to optimize supply chain efficiencies and mitigate known DF constraints. This job profile is not meant to be all inclusive of the responsibilities of this position; may perform other duties as assigned or required. What You Bring with You (Qualifications): Bachelor’s degree with technical and/or process management emphasis is preferred. Combined 1+ years of experience as an analyst or developer in a business area, in planning, merchandising, supply chain, or IT. Knowledge of inventory management best practices, inside the retail industry segment. Intuitive ability to recognize innovative opportunities that could be applied to Meijer. Excellent organization, planning, communication, presentation, and writing skills. Project management skills. Office computer skills; able to learn company systems and tools, preference for Microsoft application experience. Knowledge of core merchandising systems and principals: Pricing, Promotions, Replenishment, Allocation, Product Management, Inventory Management. We opened our doors more than 85 years ago with the goal of helping people provide for themselves and their family. Today we’re a multi-billion dollar retailer with more than 70,000 employees across six states. Our Midwest geography includes corporate offices in Grand Rapids, Michigan, plus manufacturing facilities, distribution centers and over 240 stores across Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and Wisconsin. Meijer is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are committed to treating all persons with dignity and respect. Meijer's policy is to not discriminate because of any applicant or team member's race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, religion, age, physical or mental disability, uniformed service or veteran status, or any other lawfully-protected classification. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of your application, please click here to submit your request. Submissions that are not seeking help to complete the application due to a disability will not be responded to.