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Inventory Supervisor

Cox Automotive
Irvine, CA 92606
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*Primary Location: *195 Technology Dr, Irvine, CA, USA
*Division: *Cox Automotive
*Job Level: *Team Lead/Supervisor
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *202103102
***Due to current Covid-19 restrictions, this is a temporary work from home role but will ultimately work out of the Irvine, CA; Atlanta, GA or Troy, MI office. *





The *Inventory Supervisor* is responsible to manage the essential EMS business of providing available inventory, entering and confirming reservation LOIs, booking IOs and revisions in the order management system. The Supervisor is responsible to be fully aware of the inventory and order entry process from available inventory requests to entering requested products to pushing lines to the ad server. This role is responsible for managing a high performing team. This leader will work closely with their team to work with them to be flexible where needed, especially during peak periods.


The Inventory Supervisor will be fully responsible to manage assigned projects, which includes but is not limited to, creation of reporting, communications with various teams, and daily/weekly management of reporting ongoing. The Supervisor is also responsible for the development and growth of the Inventory team to meet their individual goals.




* Own the inventory fulfillment process for Avails, Order Entry of Reservations, Bookings and Revisions (Direct and PG)

* Knowledge and practice on how to leverage avails tools efficiently

* Knowledge and practice on how to leverage order entry tools efficiently

* Manage a queue environment and provide prioritization for the team

* Support any escalations sent to the team via partner leaders or Sr team members

* Aware and involved in Sales Policies impacting Inventory

* Awareness and management of various projects including PG process and buyer acceptance management in GAM, processing Reservation Releases and Reservation reporting, Inventory Sheets in Excel or other data tools (i.e. SQL), avails tools, QA reporting, working with engineering, daily/mass avails, upload template, IO conversion tools, and other various projects that require the inventory team support

* Able to train team members on various inventory tools like Yield Analytics

* Subject matter expert on Inventory needs/process to provide clear input when decision making is needed from a cross-functional standpoint

* Able to partner cross-functionally with other teams to execute various tasks

* Identify and implement new reporting/processes based on business need

* Track and enhance metrics on a daily/weekly/monthly/annual basis while understanding "alerts" when there may be issues with individual or team workloads

* Lead weekly team meetings to update the team members about any business changes, HR awareness and other important updates

* Establish annual and quarterly goals and tactics based on individual and company needs

* Develop and grow Inventory team to be successful at meeting individual goals as well as company goals

* Conduct weekly 1 on 1 meetings with individual team members to check in on status of work and goals


Qualifications:

* High School Diploma/GED required and 5 years of relevant experience OR an equivalent combination of education and work- related experience.

* 2 years experience in a Leadership or Senior level role, managing a team of 2 or more individuals

* Leadership skills with team members in office and in remote locations

* 1 year of experience of working in a remote environment

* Experience with inventory management tools

* Advanced Excel skills required, including custom formula development, functions, pivot tables, and visualization techniques

* Strong organizational skills and the ability to effectively multi-task and prioritize in a deadline-driven atmosphere

* Clear communication skills with internal team as well as executive leadership

* Self-driven in a queue environment

* Basic understanding of the advertising technology landscape



*Preferred Qualifications:*




* Bachelors degree from four-year college or university

* Experience with YieldEx/YieldEdge, a plus

* Experience in online advertising (including DART for Publishers and AdBook+) preferred



Who We Are
*About Cox Automotive*
Theres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.

*About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, [visit our benefits page](http://jobs.coxenterprises.com/life-at-cox/benefits/).
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accomodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accomodation would cause an undue harship.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.
Posted: 2021-07-16 Expires: 2021-08-23
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