Inventory:1. Responsible for monitoring front-list and backlist titles based on sales/returns trends (including course buying) and making recommendations for reprints. Solicits input from editorial, sales, and marketing and, transmits confirmed orders to production. Organizes and chairs bi-weekly inventory/reprint meetings held to review possible reprints for front-list and spillover titles. These meetings include production, sales, and marketing staff.3. Coordinates shipments of inventory between TriLiteral (US distribution center) and Wiley (London distribution center). Approves London requests for stock held by New Haven office. Recommends US quantities for UK reprints on both front-list and backlist titles. Solicits London quantities for titles being reprinted by New Haven office.4. Ensures accuracy of stock availability, monitors any pricing disparities with London, and updates London purchase orders in fulfillment database.5. Responsible for reducing excess physical inventory by analyzing trends and recommending titles for movement into Automatic Replenishment Program (short-run printing), POD, remaindering, or pulping, and then executing these decisions. For remainder sales, requires establishing and maintaining relationships with remainder dealers as well as coordinating with museum partners.Warehouse oversight:6. Primary contact with Press third-party warehouse. Responsible for monitoring and communicating with warehouse re compliance with SLAs as well as special requests and work orders. 7. Notifies warehouse when books can be released for sale. Acts as Press contact with warehouse for all questions except for customer service.8. Assists in reviewing all weekly paid bills for account and dollar accuracy. Reviews and approves most TriLiteral bills, including both incoming and outgoing freight as well as operational bills.Press building oversight:9. Ensures that YUP office interior and exterior are maintained properly by Yale University custodial and physical plant (building maintenance).10. Responds to building issues as they arise. 11. Ensure accuracy of monthly university charges having to do with physical plant and maintenance service
Required Skill/ability 5: Strong customer service skills. Excellent written communication, problem-solving and organizational skills. Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines.
Posting Position Title: Inventory Analyst, Yale Press
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to work with all levels of management and staff.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Inventory Manager, Yale University Press
Required Skill/ability 1: Distribution center management and operations. Inventory management.
Required Skill/ability 4: Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel. Ability to produce management reports using business software.
Required Skill/ability 2: Knowledge of common business practices, procedures and generally accepted business principles. Knowledge of computer-based fulfillment and A/R accounting systems.
Bachelor's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.
Internal Number: 58386BR
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