Cisco Meraki is searching for a Regional Distribution Specialist to join our Operations team in San Francisco! As the fastest growing cloud-managed networking team in the world, our products and technology architecture are changing the face of enterprise networking and making cloud-managed IT a reality. We also understand on a personal level, by simplifying powerful technology we can free passionate people to focus on their mission. Are you ready to join the team?
We are a team constantly striving to build and improve our demand planning process. To jump into this team, you are a curious, motivated and enthusiastic individual who thrives in a constantly growing environment. You are someone who is highly flexible and able to adapt to sudden change. You love jumping into data and evaluating trends and collaborating cross functionally with multiple teams such as the Supply, Hardware, Product Management, Sales and Finance teams, to resolve product sales forecast for future 12 months.
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
Proactively plan product shipments from manufacturers, via air and sea, to distribution centers for regional demand fulfillment.
Maintain optimal inventory levels at each DC, avoiding all shortages, and avoiding or minimizing transfers.
Work closely and cross-functionally with Supply Planning team and Shipping (Demand Fulfillment) teams to assure supply at the DC's, avoiding impact to customer shipments.
Establish reserve/safety stocking policies for certain SKUs to assure same day fulfillment. Establish and measure KPIs of in-stock performance.
Operational analytics will be required. You are comfortable with making operational recommendations to a variety of cross-functional peers and stakeholders, and to base recommendations and actions on verifiable data analysis.
The Regional Distribution Specialist will cross train with the Allocation Specialist to guarantee coverage.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
BS or BA, preferably in a relevant field such as Business, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Data Analytics
4-5 years of professional experience in Logistics, Planning, Supply Chain, Finance, Demand Fulfillment, or related fields.
Interest in wireless networking products
Be able to work well within a team as well as having a strategic mindset and being hardworking as an individual
Advanced Excel capabilities e.g. Pivot tables, chart creation, and presentation of data; dB knowledge and reporting experience a plus
APICS certification or training a plus.
Are you wondering what it is like to work at Cisco Meraki? Picture a breathtaking office, healthy catered meals, fully stocked kitchens, onsite gym and paid time off to volunteer. Meraki Cisco has built an amazing equal opportunity focused office where employees thrive. With that said, we are confident you will love it here. Check out more of our benefits on our job page, at https://meraki.cisco.com/jobs, and we look forward to talking with you soon.
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