Inventory Analyst Job ID: 2019-22011
Altice USA (NYSE: ATUS) is one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States, delivering broadband, pay television, telephony services, proprietary content and advertising services to approximately 4.9 million Residential and Business customers across 21 states through its Optimum and Suddenlink brands.
From high-speed broadband and ultra-HD video, to digital advertising solutions, local news and voice offerings, we are making connections possible around the country - to businesses, to consumers, to communities, to schools, to hospitals, and everyone in between.
The Inventory Analyst is a multi-faceted role that will provide analytical and planning support for Altice USA Supply Chain, including Altice Customer Premise Equipment (CPE), Inventory, and/or Logistics functions.
The Inventory Analyst responsibilities will include one or more of the following: modeling CPE equipment needs; planning for Network Material inventory; operational screening and repair forecasts; direct to home fulfillment and Third-Party vendor oversight.
The Inventory Analyst will be required to collaborate cross functionally with internal partners and third-party vendors to ensure the successful execution of Altice USA strategy.
Execute new processes for demand and material forecasting by SKU and department.
Work cross-functionally with internal partners to execute short and long-term solutions for demand and material forecasting.
Data assembly for demand and material planning processes, models, monthly consensus review, and KPI performance reporting tools.
Maintain and continually analyze accuracy of demand forecasts and demand forecasts volatility, and maintaining demand forecast parameters as necessary.
Recommend and execute changes based on accuracy analysis and other driving factors including history, trends, and initiatives based on customer/field feedback.
Ability to flex processes and analytics within the entrepreneurial environment with ambiguity and autonomy.
Merge business knowledge and expertise with statistical models to enhance the forecast while also integrating input from Sales, Marketing, and other key stakeholders.
Participate in special projects, escalations, and executive presentations as needed.
The Inventory Analyst will work closely with operations, business planning, and vendors in development of actionable operational forecasts and annual budgets.
Periodic analysis including month-end financial closings: The position will assist in the preparation of periodic analysis comparing operating results to budget / forecast and trends. Perform root cause analysis of any variances from plan and provide resolution recommendations. During the month end process the Inventory Analyst will compile all necessary information and supporting documentation required by Accounting for all home delivery and CPE and network material repair accruals.
Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Finance or other application field of study; Or equivalent years or work experience.
Minimum of two years of forecasting and material planning experience; must be experienced with forecast methods as they are applied to demand and material forecast systems and process, and must have an understanding on how to manipulate the forecast parameters to maximize demand forecast accuracy and minimize demand forecast volatility.
Minimum of one year of experience with inventory management & demand planning and replenishment process.
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel with ability to demonstrate advanced use of lookups, pivot tables, multi table data manipulation.
Ability to use Oracle data extract tools.
Experience leading projects and implementation efforts.
Outstanding analytical skills and be data-driven.
Ability to work independently and be self-motivated.
Accuracy and strong detail orientation.
Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.