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Senior Instock Planning Specialist (Fresh)

서울, 대한민국

2483714 2020/11/27 Logistics Services

Job Overview:

As our Senior Instock Planning Specialist for Instock Planning - Fresh, you will be responsible for operational reporting and insights to make our consumer experience world-class. + Job Advert.

Team & Job Description

Inventory Planning & Optimization

  1. Leading Inventory Planning for Fresh and Grocery ranging from ultralow shelf-life products to high shelf-life products
  2. Managing Fresh inventory buildup & Instock in new FCs
  3. Driving Fresh Instock Improvement cross functionally
  4. Establish strategies to minimize out of stock (OOS), building deeper analytics models to drive improvement
  5. Manual PO Minimization Strategy - Deep diving into each of ordering adjustment areas & identifying automation areas to move towards fully ARS (auto replenishment system). Ex: manual adjustments by Instock, Promotion adjustment etc.
  6. Working with Product and data science to co-own features prioritization and launch
  7. Designing & Owning Promotion Forecasting & Ordering process
  8. Deep diving into scrap (fresh - low shelf-life products liquidation) reasons at SKU level and identifying key defect areas & managing feedback loop back to scrap waterfall
  9. Enabling Network Inventory redistribution basis design DOC (days of cover)


Inventory Policy

  1. Designing Service Management layer (SKU-FC Inventory norms)
  2. Network DOC design for long term space planning
  3. Inventory health policy
  4. Network Inventory Balancing Policy
  5. Driving Forecasting Improvements working with data science


What are the 4 things you need this person to do?

  1. Instock planning for Fresh business
  2. Collaborating with leaders to come up with Inventory planning long term strategy and contributing to AOP targets finalization
  3. OOS (Out of Stock) Minimization Strategy
  4. Deep Inventory analytics modelling and problem solving


Essential Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree
  • 4-8 years of experience in Instock Management / Inventory Planning / Supply chain planning / Demand planning areas
  • Highly proficient in business & data analytics and associated tools like Excel / R
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills in English


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in e-commerce, retail/FMCG & distribution (e.g. Discount Store, CVS) or global companies
  • Master’s degree in supply chain management or MBA – Master’s in business administration or equivalent
  • Experience with Supply chain / Inventory Planning / Demand & Supply Planning
  • APICS certification (CPIM/CSCP)


[Recruitment Process and Others]

Recruitment Process

  1. Application Review - Phone Interview - Onsite (or Virtual Onsite) Interview – Offer
  2. The exact nature of the recruitment process may vary according to the specific job, and may be changed due to scheduling or other circumstances.
  3. Interview schedules and the results will be informed to the applicant via the e-mail address submitted at the application stage.

Things to Consider

  1. This job posting may be closed prior to the stated end date for application if all openings are filled.
  2. Coupang has the right to rescind an offer of employment if a candidate is found to have submitted false information as part of the application process.
  3. Coupang does not discriminate against disabled applicants or those with veteran status. We are proud to offer equal opportunities for all applicants.

Privacy Notice

  1. Your personal information will be collected and managed by Coupang as stated in the Application Privacy Notice located HERE.

Document Return Policy

  1. This notification is given pursuant to Article 11 (6) of the Fair Hiring Procedure Act.
  2. A job applicant, who has applied but not been finally selected for a position at Coupang (the “Company”), may request the Company to return his/her hiring documents submitted pursuant to the Fair Hiring Procedure Act. However, this will not apply where the hiring documents were submitted via the website of the Company or e-mail, or where the job applicant submitted those documents voluntarily without a request from the Company.  In addition, if the hiring documents were destroyed due to a natural disaster or any other reasons not attributable to the Company, such documents will be deemed to have been returned to the job applicant.
  3. A job applicant who wishes to request the return of his/her hiring documents pursuant to the main sentence of paragraph 2 above should fill out a “Request for Return of Hiring Documents” [Annex Form No. 3 in the Enforcement Rule of the Fair Hiring Procedure Act] and submit the request to the Company by email ( In such case, within fourteen (14) days from the date of identifying the receipt of the request, the Company will send the hiring documents to the job applicant’s designated address via registered mail. Please be informed that the job applicant is required to pay the postage on the registered mail.
  4. In preparation for a job applicant’s request for the return of hiring documents pursuant to the main sentence of paragraph 2 above, the Company shall retain the original hiring documents submitted by the job applicant for 180 days from the completion of the recruiting process. If no request is made until the end of this period, all of his/her hiring documents will be destroyed immediately in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Act.

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