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Sr. Inventory Planner

Vienna, VA

Job Type: Full Time Associate

Req # 16470

Date posted: Monday, November 27, 2023


About the role

The Sr. Inventory Planner is responsible for delivering a best-in-class patient experience through the strategic management of inventory.  This individual will drive the reduction and prevention of excess inventory, through the identification, mitigation, and execution of exit strategies of at-risk inventory before it has a financial impact. This individual will manage cross-functional efforts to create solutions and prevent unproductive inventory. This role will partner with the merchandising, distribution, operational and finance teams to monitor and execute inventory movement in support of sales, financial goals, and contractual obligations.

This is a hybrid remote role, offering a flexible work arrangement out of our Vienna, VA office. 
You Will
  • Review and analyze business to identify potential inventory opportunities or liabilities and recommend actions to adjust inventory targets.
  • Recommend and execute inventory re-balancing opportunities, as necessary
  • Monitor Office Inventory levels and manage placement of replenishment orders to optimize inventory levels in office
  • Partner with distribution center to place stock orders ensuring in-stock positions for office orders
  • Manage placement of new release orders and complete updates due to office openings, closings, or planogram changes
  • Forecast and manage the procurement spend by month and report variances
  • Manage and track orders to meet Vendor open-to-buy criteria
  • Work closely with distribution center to monitor vendor returns, ensuring return $ are maximized and strategically utilized
  • Maintain proper inventory levels by office location to support sales, margin and turn goals.
  • Analyze sku performance and recommend and initiate next actions
About You
  • 4+ years experience in demand, merchandise planning, replenishment or a related field
  • Bachelors Degree or the equivalent combination of education, experience and skills
  • Optical experience a plus
  • You are a data driven individual with a curious, entrepreneurial mindset
  • Have a desire and willingness to work collaboratively in a group
  • Possess strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines
  • You have strong computer skills including business applications such as MS Windows and MS Office, especially Excel
Grow with Us

· Career Development and Training Opportunities 

·    Participate in a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental coverage, tax-free savings plans, life insurance and more

·    Participate in our Vision coverage and associate discounts on our products

·    Participate in our 401(k) with competitive company match 

·    Accrue PTO and paid holidays from day one

Introduction | MyEyeDr. 

How do you see yourself today? Are you looking for that unique opportunity where you can make a difference in the lives of the patients we serve? MyEyeDr. is a high-growth, premier healthcare company: a total vision care concept with a unique retail experience. Our trusted community doctors and knowledgeable teams are all focused on helping our patients live their best lives by delivering an exceptional, personalized experience to each of our patients in every interaction. Our business model is unlike others in the industry: we make healthcare accessible by welcoming all insurance and providing a great selection of stylish eyewear that meets the diverse needs of our patients. 

This role provides a chance for you to build your professional career with an organization that is purposeful and whose values drive actions. You would have the opportunity to prioritize the care of our associates and our patients, to connect the knowledge of our talented teams to our patients’ needs, and to work in a fun, inclusive environment as part of a collaborative team. We are in search of that unique individual who is inspired by a career focused on helping others and providing quality care while continuously growing professionally and improving MyEyeDr. in meaningful ways. If this is you, we encourage you to apply so you can get your journey started with MyEyeDr. where you can help people see, look, and be their very best.

MyEyeDr. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, citizenship, familial or marital status, genetics, or any other legally protected category. MyEyeDr. will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.


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