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Forecasting Analyst/Buyer

2.9 Fellowes – Mesa, AZ 3 days ago
$47k-$67k(Glassdoor Est.)

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$55,602/ year

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We are looking for a bright, kind, goal-oriented Forecasting Analyst/Buyer who is energized by a fast-paced environment and passionate about delivering quality to our customers. Our standards are high and we are proud of the contribution we make to our customers’ experience. While we take our work seriously, we don’t take ourselves seriously. We are focused on achieving our goals but like to have fun while doing so.

As the Forecasting Analyst/Buyer, you will work closely with our sales team and buyers regarding forecasting trends and analyzing inventory to help determine proper inventory levels by location. You will also issue purchase orders based on demand and inventory levels to our Finished Goods Suppliers; handle warranty issues with suppliers and brokerage auditing and clearance; and purchase drop-ship items directly from our vendors.

You’re excited about this opportunity because you will...

  • Develop inventory/forecasting reports and work with buyers to determine proper inventory levels, warranty claims to suppliers and customs brokerage and clearance
  • Develop forecasting information for MRP and Suppliers
  • Take responsibility for Sales Operations Planning meetings and reporting trends in all categories
  • Send out warranty credits to all suppliers and manage customs brokerage and auditing
  • Issue purchase orders to suppliers based on customer order demand and inventory levels
  • Coordinate suppliers’ production schedules to ensure our customer orders ship on time
  • Handle the purchasing of drop-ship items directly from our vendors
  • Help determine the inventory location for incoming containers – Mesa or Nevada
  • Develop an accurate system for tracking and expediting purchase orders
  • Prepare and submit status and performance reports
  • Work with Customer Service and Operations on supplier issues
  • Be involved in continuous improvement processes – write and standardize procedures for the department

We’re excited about you because...

  • You have a minimum of two (2) years of forecasting, inventory, supply chain and/or other related experience in the manufacturing industry
  • You have a strong understanding of supply chain management concepts
  • You are quick on your feet and not afraid to challenge the status quo
  • You have a positive attitude and a high sense of urgency
  • You enjoy taking ownership of your work and have a high standard of professionalism
  • You have excellent communication (verbal and written) and organizational skills
  • You have experience working with cross-functional teams
  • You are technically proficient in the Microsoft Office software, with advanced knowledge in Excel

You may also have…

  • An Associates or Bachelors Degree
  • Previous or current buying experience
  • Previous or current freight import experience

Why you’ll love working at ESI…

  • You are encouraged to be your authentic self here and empowered to encourage others to do the same!
  • You’ll be an integral part of an organization that continues to grow and help support our customers health while working
  • We love solving problems, thinking creatively, trying new things and having fun while we work
  • We are a group of bright, kind and goal-oriented people, who truly believe in our business model
  • We offer competitive salaries and Total Rewards packages
  • You’ll be proud to say that you work for ESI knowing that it brings healthy working to our customers’ lives

About ESI (a Fellowes Brands Company)
At ESI, we design products for the movers and shakers of this world—work gear that keeps you active, healthy, focused, productive, and engaged, every single day. The pace of business is faster than ever, but we’re here to propel you forward at work, at home, and in between.

We provide monitor arms, crank and electric height adjustable tables, keyboard combinations, power solutions, sit-to-stand solutions, wall mounted and mobile workstations, laptop solutions, and task lighting. Geared for today’s fast-paced lifestyle, our extensive catalog of work gear will empower you to be energized and productive.

We are an equal opportunity employer seeking individuals who value and will support a friendly, team-oriented and drug free workplace. Applicants will be required to submit to a criminal background check and drug screen prior to commencing employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status

Fellowes, Inc. does not accept unsolicited resumes from any agencies that have not signed a mutual service agreement. All unsolicited resumes will be considered Fellowes' property, and Fellowes will not be obligated to pay a referral fee. This includes resumes submitted directly to hiring managers without contacting the Talent Acquisition Department.

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