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Inventory Management Lead

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27 Jun 2024

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On is hiring an Inventory Management Lead to head the inventory management & control strategies for the largest region at On - having a direct & tangible impact on the financial performance at On. You will partner directly with senior leaders in regional and global Logistics, Finance, and Compliance teams to shape the processes and procedures implemented with our supply chain to guarantee accurate accounting and accessibility for inventory within all geographies, from the time of production completion through all reverse logistics execution. You will lead the development of projects with technology teams to ensure proper accountability and scalability of inventory handling scenarios across sellable & non-sellable inventory, reverse logistics grading and all support programs to ensure a world-class customer experience.

Your Mission

- You will formulate and own the inventory management & control strategies and programs for the Americas, analyzing trade-off decisions to ensure the best outcome for our customers and then communicate/present that supply chain vision to senior leadership

- You will lead, coach, and develop the Inventory Management team, responsible for general talent management and succession activities, fostering a cohesive and collaborative team, developing each individual's skills as well as the performance of the whole group

- You will partner with senior leadership to increase visibility, transparency and understanding of actuals vs. forecasts, and variances between all internal and external systems

- You will lead the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) effort for the Corporate and Americas region; including risk assessment design of controls, controls implementation, and remediation; conducting and documenting process walkthroughs and related narratives, with a focus on internal controls and SOX compliance

- You will champion the internal processes and expectations for inventory grading standards - implementing, monitoring and refining programs to balance financial and customer experience expectations

- You will develop, lead, and execute the management self-assessment programs through a review of KPIs and action plans, forming cross-functional project teams where needed

Your Story

- 6+ years of experience in inventory and product quality management, preferably within the sporting goods industry

- 1+ years of experience leading high-performing teams is preferred

- Knowledge of methodologies of quality assurance/control, systems and audits with extensive knowledge in (US) GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance

- You have excellent data and financial analytics skills with knowledge in statistical methods and the ability to combine classical metrics with innovative storytelling, and a philosophy of letting data find a voice

- Knowledge of operational, and business processes, ERP systems (preferably Microsoft D365) and/or other financial applications

- You have a continuous improvement mindset able to adjust to manage multiple complex projects, prioritize tasks, and develop clear forward-looking strategic roadmaps for implementation through ambiguous situations

- Able to travel up to 20% of the time, fluctuating with business needs

Meet The Team

As the Americas Logistics team, we ensure a continuous flow of quality products and information that reach the right place and people in the most efficient and timely manner. Guided by a commitment to operational excellence, we put productivity, efficiency, and quality at the core of our operations. Collaborating closely with internal stakeholders and our network of 3PL distribution centers, we process all inbound and outbound inventory movements throughout the region to support our business' global growth.

What We Offer

On is a place that is centered around growth and progress. We offer an environment designed to give people the tools to develop holistically - to stay active, to learn, explore and innovate. Our distinctive approach combines a supportive, team-oriented atmosphere, with access to personal self-care for both physical and mental well-being, so each person is led by purpose.

On is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that is fair and inclusive, where all decisions related to recruitment, advancement, and retention are free of discrimination. We are requesting that you provide sensitive demographic information such as gender identity and race/ethnicity to help us ensure that we are creating equitable and fair experiences for all potential future team members. You are not required to provide this demographic information and this information will in no way impact your eligibility for hire.



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