eCommerce Inventory Optimization Manager (NEW ROLE)

Location: Lincoln, NE
Date Posted: 06-05-2017
Do you constantly think about ways to improve current processes and capabilities? Do you thrive in roles where you lead change? Are you an expert in maximizing the impact of profitable inventory and reducing the impact of poor-performing inventory? Are you a pace setter with proven expertise in leading inventory optimization at e-commerce and/or retail companies? Do you relentlessly work to provide for your customer, viewing everything from the customer's perspective, while refusing to be outworked and outsmarted? If so, then our client is interested in learning more about you!
This new role requires someone who loves to build new capabilities and solve the challenges that accompany high growth organizations, across hundreds of millions of dollars of annual sales. You're passionate about inventory assortment quality, profitability, and efficiency. You're excited about e-commerce and you're dedicated to the customer. Perfect position for a high-performing business analyst or senior inventory analyst, or an inventory-related retail manager with store inventory or warehouse experience. You'll both envision and execute plans, analyses, and projects that maximize profit from all company inventory.
In this role you will:
  • Manage and improve inventory turns in an environment of high SKU growth, increasing warehouse space, profit growth, and high sales growth.
  • Establish processes, tools, and systems to evaluate and improve SKU performance..
  • Develop a process and metrics for reducing slow-moving and obsolete inventory.
  • Influence teams to establish and update accurate inventory forecasts and projections.
  • Partner with internal functions to ensure inventory is optimized across the company.

Your ability to adopt and add to the company culture is most critical in this process. You are a relationships builder and continuous improvement visionary who is:
  • Builder, if something is needed you figure out how to put it in place. You'll be the first employee in the function, doing the work and establishing processes, reports, relationships, and results.
  • Obsessed with details, you'll maintain a deep knowledge of what is happening with each product and their sales patterns.
  • Pace setter, you act with a sense of urgency, you exhibit relentless improvement and teamwork in everything you do.
  • Selfless, focused on developing teams and relationships that advance the company's mission and growth.
  • Influential, with proven capabilities to balance several interests and steer your teams to do what is best for the company and customer.
  • Data-driven, you can recognize and surface key insights through data modeling from a sea of data.
  • Communicator, you establish inventory goals and communicate to ensure the right teams have the right data to do the best job possible.

The company is located near Omaha, Nebraska. Relocation provided. Competitive salary, company stock awards, high quality of life, and lower cost of living make this a truly unique opportunity. Occasional travel. Annual base salary range of $75,000-$120,000 depending on experience.
5+ years of business analysis, inventory management (corporate, store, eCommerce, or warehouse operations), merchandise planning and allocation, and business analysis (or combination of listed experience). What we want most is your passion, entrepreneurial spirit, curiosity, and ability to build this function from scratch!
***This role is located at Spreetail ( on the innovation campus in Lincoln, Nebraska, a vibrant and exciting community of tech companies, entrepreneurs, and growing businesses. If you think you fit the culture and position requirements, click the "Apply Now" button on this page. We look forward to considering you for the position!***
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