Senior Inventory Associate

Location
New York
Posted
Jan 31, 2013
Closes
Mar 02, 2013
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
We are currently seeking a Senior Inventory Associate to support the inventory management function - including maintaining optimal inventory levels, fill rates, and inventory turns, and keeping manufacturing costs in line with annual budgeted goals.

Responsibilities:
-Analyze rate of sales and inventory levels in order to estimate replenishment needs and resolve inventory-related issues as they arise.
-Perform various analytical functions--e.g., comparing actual release orders to sales projections for frontlist releases and assessing sell-through at account level to shipments.
-Monitor and maintain warning levels in inventory planning system, factoring in lead times and minimum reprint quantities. Order reprints when conditions warrant.
-Prepare and track bindery shipments to select customers.
-Initiate warehouse work orders for various displays, promotions, and stock maintenance.
-Compile out-of-print and remainder lists and periodically conduct item maintenance. Maintain and distribute weekly reprint log.
-In a support capacity, prepare accurate material for weekly Operations meetings and follow up on decisions and action plans.
-Interface with financial, editorial, production, sub rights, sales, and warehouse personnel on inventory-related matters.

Qualifications:
- 2-3 years of relevant experience.
- Prior experience in publishing industry in inventory management required
- College Degree Required or equivalent work experience
- Excellent communication skills
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
- Ability to set priorities while under pressure
- Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume through our website: http://harpercollinscareers.com. No phone calls/agencies.

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