Supply Chain Specialist

Savers Inc.
Washington, DC
Oct 12, 2017
Oct 20, 2017
Accountant, IT
Full Time
This position is responsible for the distribution of goods to maximize profit, increasing efficiencies of partners and stores through training, and coordinating with stores, RSCM, partners to ensure seamless and timely flow of goods. They work as the primary liaison for both stores and the logistics functions of local non-profit partner network. Essential Job Functions: Independently analyze, prioritize, and provide recommendations of types of product that maximize store operating profit through supply Support day-to-day business partnerships with all Non-Profits and Vendors to build and maintain collaborative relationships Provide comprehensive training for Non-Profit Partners and internal team members Establish, teach and review all relevant policies and procedures including Supplier Source Yield, SOH Forecaster Tool, CDC standards, etc, to minimize legal exposure and supply chain/material handling costs and also maximize product margin Prepare and assist in writing business plans for Non-Profit Collection Programs that include all aspects of the operation Interact with partners to facilitate getting marketing approvals from Partners Coordinate distribution of product and schedules through Dedicated Delivery Plan to maximize efficiencies and control costs Complete audit for store and logistic locations to ensure paperwork and partner payments are accurate Provide recommendations based on audit findings and expert advice to management Track Partner performance to contractual agreement Resolve delivery discrepancies between the stores and partners to ensure proper monies paid and avoid excessive cost Other functions may be assigned Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to work independently and without direct supervision Demonstrate self-prioritization, analytical, forecasting and trouble shooting skills. Advanced knowledge of day-to-day household collection Expert level computer skills of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook Demonstrate organization skills Excellent customer service skills Ability to identify problems and recommend solutions Ability to communicate orally and in writing Ability to work within the Savers culture Ability to work with a broad spectrum of stakeholders from Savers and Non-Profit Partners Ability to maintain confidentiality of information. Training Required: Savers company information Charity mission Product categories (Soft, Hard, FOLI) Donor service Product organization and handling Safety Administrative reporting Any and all platforms around analyzing and partnering on financial reporting Tools and Equipment Used: Cell phone, laptop Inventory software Physical Requirements: Ability to travel in various geographical areas 30 to 50% of the time, ability to work flexible schedules that could require early morning or evening timeframes Ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs Ability to bend, raise hands above head, and navigate getting on and off of a delivery truck

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