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Sr. Manager, Instock Planning (Fresh)

서울, 대한민국

2483872 2020/11/30 Logistics Services

Coupang is one of the largest and fastest growing e-commerce platforms on the planet. We are on a mission to revolutionize everyday lives for our customers, employees and partners. We solve problems no one has solved before to create a world where people ask, “How did we ever live without Coupang?” Coupang is a global company with offices in Beijing, Los Angeles, Seattle, Seoul, Shanghai, and Silicon Valley. 

Team & Job Description:

Inventory Planning & Optimization

  1. Plans and establishes ordering policy from all Retail categories, upgrades ordering system process, and establishes plans to increase system ordering accuracy
  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
  6. Working with Product and data science to co-own features prioritization and launch
  7. Promotion Forecasting & Ordering process owner


Retail Supply design - Sourcing & Fulfillment channel design

  1. SKUs Sourcing channel (Direct vs. Xdock) design and defining entry & exit criteria for each channel
  2. Sourcing optimal distribution considering scale / shelf life / Cost / Supplier relationship
  3.  Building supplier frequency design & refreshing it regularly
  4.  Inbound policy design – shaping vendors behaviors towards OTIF from Fill rate


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


Team & People Management

  1. Leading team of Instock planning specialists and business & data analysts managing all 3 sub teams to drive charter forward
  2. People management and their career development

Key Responsibilities: 

  1. Leading team of Instock planning specialists & business/data analysts to drive Instock planning charter
  2. Building Inventory planning long term strategy and contributing to AOP targets finalization
  3. OOS (Out of Stock) Minimization Strategy
  4. Team & People management and Cross functional stakeholders Management


  1. Minimum Bachelor's degree
  2. 8-13 years of supply chain management experience
  3. Able to collect and analyze data to draw insights 
  4. Proficient in databased software platforms (e.g. Excel)
  5. Excellent written & verbal communication skills in English


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

Recruitment Process and Others

1. Recruitment Process: Application Review - Phone Interview - Onsite Interview - Offer  
(The recruitment process may be different depending on the job and may be changed due to scheduling and circumstances.)
2. Others:
a. This job post may be closed early if all openings are filled.   
b. If there is any false information in the application, the offer may be cancelled.
c. Veteran status or disability will not result in any disadvantages in the recruitment process.
d. Interview schedules and the results will be informed to the applicant via the e-mail address submitted at the application stage.


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