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Lead Purchasing

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Job Description:

AT&T is seeking for a Lead Purchasing Supply Planner to conduct data-driven analysis to develop and execute supply plans supporting AT&T Mobility accessories.  The planner will issue purchase orders to ensure appropriate inventory levels are maintained, distribute inventory nationally across ecommerce and retail channels to effectively meet variable demand needs, and manage end of life inventory risk.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

Responsible for generating SKU level purchase forecasts and ensuring appropriate inventory levels of the accessory portfolio with key AT&T suppliers in alignment with KPIs such as Inventory On Hand, Service Level, and Day Stock On Hand.

Collaborates with Demand Planner on forecast changes to understand impact to supply plans at a SKU level and proactively make changes to supply plans.

Issues and manages Purchase Orders to support required supply purchases for delivery at specified time and location.

Interfaces with vendors to plan and manage inventory and oversees vendor performance.

Owns resolution for problems with inventory and implements procedures to avoid future problems.

Performs financial analyses projecting cash flows related to purchases.

Creates and recommends strategies for replenishment and retail stocking across multiple unique channels.

Tracks and manages inventory levels to minimize risk and financial impact throughout the product lifecycle.

Develops and maintains necessary records and files for efficient operation.

Provides executive level summaries of inventory positions weekly.

Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.

Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

Reports into an Associate Director.  Office requirement 3 – 5 days.

Job Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in logistics, business management, supply chain management, or equivalent.

3 to 7 years of relevant inventory planning and/or vendor management experience or certification may be required.

Strong analytic and Executive communication skills.

Proficient in MS office suite (Excel, Access, Word). Demonstrated ability to analyze large data sets; familiarity with advanced Excel techniques like Xlookup, Pivot Tables, and Index Match.

Proactive, self-starter, abstract thinker.

Strong attention to detail.

Experience managing large volume of products stocked in multiple channels (retail and online) preferred.

Experience with Planning systems like BlueYonder or O9


This position may be responsible for contributing to AT&T’s compliance with environmental laws and regulations as applicable to its job function. This may include, but is not limited to, work related to fuel tanks, emergency and stand-by generators, boilers, hazardous waste, hazardous materials, batteries, manholes and vaults, water wells, linear and other construction projects, water discharge, or air emissions.

Work Address: 208 S. Akard, Dallas, TX

Our Lead Purchasing Managers earn between $105,600 - $158,400 of TSR. Not to mention all the other amazing rewards that working at AT&T offers. Individual starting salary within this range may depend on geography, experience, expertise, and education/training.

Joining our team comes with amazing perks and benefits:

Medical/Dental/Vision coverage

401(k) plan

Tuition reimbursement program

Paid Time Off and Holidays (based on date of hire, at least 23 days of vacation each year and 9 company-designated holidays)

Paid Parental Leave

Paid Caregiver Leave

Additional sick leave beyond what state and local law require may be available but is unprotected.

Adoption Reimbursement

Disability Benefits (short term and long term)

Life and Accidental Death Insurance

Supplemental benefit programs: critical illness/accident hospital indemnity/group legal

Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)

Extensive employee wellness programs

Employee discounts up to 50% off on eligible AT&T mobility plans and accessories, AT&T internet (and fiber where available) and AT&T phone

A career with us, a global leader in communications and technology, comes with big rewards. As part of our team, you’ll lead transformation surrounded by trailblazing industry leaders like you. You’ll be empowered to go above and beyond – making a difference through company-sponsored initiatives or connecting and networking through one of our many employee groups. And regardless of where you’re at in your career trajectory, you’ll be rewarded by the impact that comes with making a difference in the lives of millions. With AT&T, you’ll be a part of something greater, do incredible things and be rewarded with a chance to change the world.

Ready to join the team? Apply today!

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Weekly Hours:

40

Time Type:

Regular

Location:

Dallas, Texas

Salary Range:

$105,600.00 - $158,400.00

It is the policy of AT&T to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, AT&T will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.



Job ID R-26848 Date posted 07/08/2024
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