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Job Title :
Associate Planner, Front Store - On Campus
Job ID :
Location :
RI - Woonsocket
Street Address :
1 CVS Drive
Category :
Inventory Management
Description :
Job Description
As a member of the CVS Health’s Supply Chain team supporting Logistics in our distribution centers or Inventory Management in our corporate office, you have opportunity to add value to an organization whose purpose is helping people on their path to better health. Your impact will include ensuring that CVS Health is adhering to compliance requirements, demonstrating operational excellence, delivering superior customer service, and focusing on continuous
process improvement. Lastly, you will build your professional experience while progressing through an exciting career path offering many options to advance your career in Supply Chain at a Fortune 7 organization.

The Planner for Front Store Initiatives role is accountable for developing and
manage the execution of the Inventory strategy to support key Front Store
Strategic Initiatives. This role is responsible for working with the
broader leadership teams supporting Front Store Strategic Initiatives and
ensuring that inventory and service levels for stores and categories impacted
by the initiatives are within specified targets by performing Demand and Supply
Planning activities.

• Responsibility for accurate forecasts across impacted products/categories so that the business may be appropriately planned based on that forecast

• Responsibility for managing inventory levels for impacted products/vendors/categories to support demand while meeting inventory turn and service level targets

• Working collaboratively with other parts of the business to ensure that key factors that influence demand and supply are understood and comprehended in demand and supply plans.

• Performance of core planning functions for a subset of impacted products/vendors/categories

• Designs and executes strategy to transition initiatives to base-business owners at end of transition periods.


Achieve initiative sales, margin, in-stock and inventory targets for key

Performance of core planning functions for a subset of impacted

Oversee the execution of replenishment strategies to impacted stores.

Partner with Merchandising, Store Operations, Logistics & the
Transportation organization to identify supply chain opportunities

Generation of reporting and analysis to support the team in analyzing and
improving the performance of the initiatives

Develop and maintain baseline forecasts and supply plans for
initiative-impacted stores and D.C. using JDA modules

Partner with analytics team to determine appropriate forecast models and
parameter settings

Required Qualifications
Advanced Excel skills and strong
statistical knowledge

Preferred Qualifications
1+ years of experience

Bachelors Degree

Business Overview
CVS Health, through our unmatched breadth of service offerings, is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. We are an innovative, fast-growing company guided by values that focus on teamwork, integrity and respect for our colleagues and customers. What are we looking for in our colleagues? We seek fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service that will help us better meet the needs of the many people and businesses that rely on us each day. As the nation’s largest pharmacy health care provider, we offer a wide range of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities across our three business units – MinuteClinic, pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and retail pharmacy. Our energetic and service-oriented colleagues work hard every day to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, unemployment status, political affiliation, or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. CVS Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any Colleague or applicant for employment because such Colleague or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the Colleague or applicant or another Colleague or applicant. Furthermore, we comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW

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