Vendor Managed Inventory Specialist

  • Company:
    HD Supply Canada Inc.
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    General Labour

About HD Supply:HD Supply ( is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations, and specialty construction sectors. Through approximately 220 branches and 44 distribution centers, in the U.S. and Canada, the company”s approximately 11,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers” success.Why HD Supply:Comprehensive Benefits PackageTeam EnviornmentRRSP Matching PlanInternal Learning Centre for Career DevelopmentCompetitive SalaryOpportunities for Career GrowthWellness ProgramTuition ReimbursementPosition PurposeResponsible for the growth and profitability of the HDMI platform within a multi-echelon distribution network including our manufacturing, maintenance and construction customers. Provide technical guidance and training to the field for the purpose of running successful vending and bin fill solutions for our customers looking for service under the HDMI platform.Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key AccountabilitiesIdentifies opportunities to innovate, improve service and reduce cost.Collaborates with the field for successful implementation of MobileFrame customers under the HDMI platform.Develops improved processes to increase sales and margins.Manages relationships with internal and external stakeholders as they relate to HDMI and other inventory management services.Provides regular communications and suggestions for continuous process improvements on the HDMI platform.Serves as SME for vending solutions (i.e. MobileFrame and scanning devices).Provides technical support to branches, sales representatives and customers. Troubleshoots and solves vending issues for the field and external customers.Trains associates in the field on customer set up, scan devices, etc.Career Level DimensionsTypical Training/Experience:Typically requires BS/BA in a related discipline. Generally 2-5 years of experience in a related field; certification is required in some areas OR MS/MA and generally 2-4 years of experience in a related field. Certification is required in some areas.Problem Complexity:Demonstrates skill in data analysis techniques by resolving missing/incomplete information and inconsistencies/anomalies in more complex research/data.Autonomy:Nature of work requires increasing independence; receives guidance only on unusual, complex problems or issues. Work review typically involves periodic review of output by a supervisor and/or direct ”customers” of the process.Leadership:May provide general guidance/direction to or train junior level support personnel or professional personnel.Preferred QualificationsExperience with MobileFrame, Great Plains, Crib Master and VMI preferred.Supply chain and process improvement experience preferred.Environmental Job RequirementsLocated in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionableMost of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position as there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.Typically requires overnight travel more than 50% of the time.