Vendor Managed Inventory Manager manages and maintains 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 Manager 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 Manager 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 a director. The Vendor Managed Inventory Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be a Vendor Managed Inventory Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes.