Job Details

Senior Inventory Analyst

Location: BANGALORE, KARNATAKA

Date Opened: 05/12/2018

Job Type:

Job Number: 180006WI

Job Description

Who We Are:
HBC is a diversified global retailer focused on driving the performance of high quality stores and their all-channel offerings, growing through acquisitions, and unlocking the value of real estate holdings. Founded in 1670, HBC is the oldest company in North America. HBC's portfolio today includes formats ranging from luxury to premium department stores to off price fashion shopping destinations, with more than 480 stores and over 66,000 employees around the world.
 
HBC's leading banners across North America and Europe include Hudson's Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Gilt, Saks OFF 5TH, Galeria Kaufhof, the largest department store group in Germany, and Belgium's only department store group Galeria INNO.
 
HBC has significant investments in real estate joint ventures. It has partnered with Simon Property Group Inc. in the HBS Global Properties Joint Venture, which owns properties in the United States and Germany. In Canada, it has partnered with RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust in the RioCan-HBC Joint Venture.
 
The HBC India corporate teams focus on Finance & Accounting, Technology, Merchandising and Shared Service operations.  HBC's entrance into this market has expanded the company's global footprint and further established HBC as a truly global retailer.
 
The teams in the India office play an integral role in supporting HBC's strategic plan. Bengaluru's workforce has deep experience in a variety of areas, including finance and accounting, technology, as well as other shared services and will support HBC's operations on an ongoing basis.  
 
You can learn more and view available positions in Bengaluru, by visiting http://www.hbcindiacareers.com/.
 
What This Position Is All About:
As an Inventory Analyst / Senior Inventory Analyst you will conduct significant research as a means of assessing the inventory needs and ensure in-stock goals through effective product distribution. Understand the sales patterns and adjusts future allocation and replenishment strategies accordingly. Develops strategies and processes to maximize sales, turnover, and profitability. To optimize the inventory levels at the store as well as DC's which reduces the supply chain costs and improves the service levels.
 
Who You Are:
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with strong analytical, forecasting, problem solving, and detail orientation
  • A performance driven individual who demonstrates strong initiative and has superior leadership skills
  • Ability to manage large sets and interpret data
  • Demonstrated planning, organization, and decision-making skills
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
 
You also have:
  • Three year degree or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of relevant allocation, inventory management or supply chain experience for an analyst profile/ 4+ years of relevant allocation, inventory management or supply chain experience for a Sr. Analyst profile
  • MBA or other post graduations
  • Relevant experience in managing an apparel/fashion business
  • Working experience in dealing with US/European clients
As the Inventory Analyst / Senior Inventory Analyst, you will:
  • Coordinate with the onshore business partners and buyers to streamline the ordering process by replenishing the right quantity of product in the right stores considering different variables like vendor lead time and service levels.
  • Analyze the spreadsheet reports, size selling data in order to identify improvement opportunities and implement allocation strategies to maximize business
  • Develop store-specific distribution plans based on the sales trends, seasonal needs of the particular store
  • Recommend and implement innovative strategies
 
How Often You May Travel:
  • NA
 
Your Life and Career at HBC:
  • Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner-operator!
  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities from IT to Human Resources, Merchandising to Finance.
  • A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance

Job Qualifications

Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.
 
HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment.