Job opening detail :
Senior Director, Inventory - Publishing Operations
posted: Apr. 27, 2021
Offered by:
Penguin Random House LLC
Benefits:
Health; Dental; 401K
Duration:
Full Time
Location:
New York, NY
Requirements:
Senior Director, Inventory

In this role, the Senior Director of Inventory oversees and is responsible for all aspects of inventory management for Penguin Publishing Group. Aspects of initial publication through the complete lifecycle of a title are included. This encompasses maintaining overall inventory levels to company targets of order fill rate, inventory turn and obsolescence rates. The position will also supervise a staff of 3-5 reports.

Specific responsibilities include:
* Responsible for and manages own list of titles from adult hardcover imprints
* Analyzes daily/weekly POS information from accounts to determine if inventory on hand is sufficient to meet the anticipated demand for replenishment
* Spearheads seasonal remainder and overstock reviews with publishers and coordinates the appropriate disposition (scrap, remainder, donation, etc), working in conjunction with warehouse staff
* Initiate reviews of digitally printed titles to adjust for changes in sales pattern (ie: minimum order quantity and reorder point) as well as to change the digital print platform as necessary
* Ensures component inventory at vendors is at appropriate levels to avoid unnecessary storage charges
* Evaluate and adjust inventory policy and procedures in accordance with corporate targets
* Review and assist staff with setting appropriate inventory levels by title
* Works with staff to develop their inventory knowledge and understanding of the marketplace
* Acts as primary contact for warehouse management to provide operations support and acts as liaison to Sales, Finance & Publishing
* Special projects as needed

The ideal candidate will possess:
* 5-7 years relevant experience with demonstrated leadership experience
* A deep understanding of the publishing landscape, supply chain and marketplace (including accounts, point of sale trends, etc.)
* Basic knowledge of book manufacturing
* Excellent communication skills

Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program. Please apply using our online application process, and please include your resume and cover letter with salary expectations.

Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution. Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others. More information can be found at http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.

Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Company: Penguin Random House LLC
Country: United States of America
State/Region: New York
City: New York
Postal Code: 10019
Job ID: 130065
130065Penguin Random House LLC
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Company:
Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution. Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others. More information can be found at http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.
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