Tiffany & Co.

  • Global Inventory Control Analyst

    Location US-NY-Astoria
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/17/2019 4:18 PM)
    Req #
    41354
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    The Global Inventory Control Analyst will be responsible for analyzing multiple areas of the after sales service business, including but not limited to: inventory analysis and controls, process design, implementation and oversight, process documentation, vendor compliance, procurement of parts for stock and orders, and inventory receipts, and will use the findings to create a variety of reports to support the integrity and efficiency of the inventory. The Analyst will work closely with TSC-US, TSC-Global, domestic and international Branches, and with internal and external vendors to provide optimal production service levels while also ensuring optimal inventory turns. In addition, the Analyst will collaborate with partners in Cost Accounting, IT and Finance to update and improve process and reporting.

    Responsibilities

    • Financial Analysis
    • Analyze parts inventory and make/present strategic recommendations on usage, stock levels, and obsolescence; identify cost saving opportunities
    • Extract information from JDE or Business Objects for report building
    • Coordinate with IT and management to develop improved reporting and analysis through JDE and Business Objects, and Excel
    • Provide guidance to the Materials Team for global after sales service locations on availability of parts for customer repairs
    • Inventory Control
    • Provide management with inventory analysis, and recommend process improvements to meet the changing demands of the business and focus on cost control
    • Oversee/review/assist with inventory controls including cycle counts and exception reporting
    • Maintain JDE inventory integrity, ensure all parts are moved physically and systemically within operation on the system
    • Research and identify root causes of inventory discrepancies to identify process improvements
    • Continuously review and analyze Consumables, Scrap and Obsolescence management processes
    • Update relevant procedures and instructions as needed, and create process flowcharts
    • Execute receiving and inventory maintenance processes
    • Vendor Management
    • Create and maintain purchase orders in JDE to ensure sufficient quantities are in stock for use by servicing locations worldwide
    • Research parts requirements, set up and procurement of new parts to support new product launches
    • Coordinate item number creation and maintenance in JDE with Product Lifecycle Management, Internal Manufacturing and Cost Accounting
    • Communicate with vendors on procurement issues, i.e. constraints, past due orders, lead times and price variances
    • Track and report vendor performance data and provide vendor score cards to management
    • Maintain vendor compliance as it relates to Tiffany’s Social Accountability Program and regulatory requirements
    • Provide vendors with a forecast of inventory requirements, when appropriate
    • Provide various ad-hoc reports as needed.       Utilize report finding to determine what inventory segments are over stocked, should be reduced/increased, need to be prioritized, etc.

    Qualifications

    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor degree
    • 2+ years experience in financial, operational or product sourcing role
    • Analytical experience
    • Excel modeling including macros and data tables
    • Meticulous attention to detail
    • Excellent organizational abilities to manage and prioritize multiple tasks
    • Strong initiative and the ability to work without constant direction
    • English language and grammatical skills
    • Demonstrated ability to identify and provide resolution for areas of improvement
    • High ability to collaborate, build strong business relations and influence without direct authority
    • Ability to collect and analyze complex data to arrive at meaningful results
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Excellent math skills
    • Detail oriented ability to communicate effectively with different levels of management     

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Some familiarity with jewelry, watches, clocks and silver products
    • ExpPreerience working in an operations, technical, or luxury retail environment

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