Vendor Managed Inventory Director directs operations to manage and maintain the customer's inventory replenishment levels and stock models based on approved schedule and agreed-upon targets. Monitors and analyzes utilization, product availability, pricing, and lead times to prepare VMI models. Being a Vendor Managed Inventory Director understands all VMI parameters, calculations and data feeds to accurately generate replenishment orders. Develops reports to track all metrics and identify trends or issues that impact inventory levels. Additionally, Vendor Managed Inventory Director expedites and resolves any shipping, delivery, ordering or system issues that may impact expected inventory replenishment targets. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to senior management. The Vendor Managed Inventory Director typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. To be a Vendor Managed Inventory Director typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments.