Head of Supply Chain & Inventory Optimization

Boston, Massachusetts
US$250000 - US$275000 per year

Head of Supply Chain & Inventory Optimization Analytics
Online Marketplace
Greater Boston
$250,000 - $275,000 + bonus + equity

Are you a disruptor in the Supply Chain space? Can you build robust data platforms that optimize inventory using Python/R and SQL, as well as engage with C-Level stakeholders to build out strategic roadmaps for Supply Chain and Inventory Management initiatives? If you like to innovate new methodologies and combine highly advanced analytics techniques with rich data to develop products and services that increase supply chain efficiencies, then this could be the next step in your career…

THE ROLE - Head of Supply Chain & Inventory Optimization Analytics

As a Head of Supply Chain & Inventory Optimization Analytics, you will be the leader of a multidisciplinary and highly technical team of Data Scientists, Data Engineers and Product Managers who are all strong in SQL, Python and R, building highly sophisticated statistical models to solve key business questions around inventory and supply chain optimization, as well as building robust and industry-challenging systems. You will:

  • Set the strategic vision of the supply chain and inventory optimization initiatives, prioritizing projects and ensuring that customer experience and advanced methodologies are at the forefront of all data-driven decisions made
  • Be a leader; you will be focusing on creating new innovative methodologies using rich data sets about warehouse location, customer base, products being sold and logistics to design and build a new inventory management platform that serves the business today, as well as for the future growth.
  • Partnering with Merchandising, Replenishment, Forecasting, Operations and Sales teams, as well as vendors to align all elements of the logistics and supply chain for a seamless experience for employees, as well as meeting customer experience goals.
  • Growing the team with a projected headcount of 30 across Data Science, Data Engineering and Product Managers


  • Degree educated in Psychology, Math, Statistics, Operational Research or similar numerical discipline, with a PhD preferred but not essential
  • Strong technical background in SQL, Python and R with the ability to build highly sophisticated models that can be applied to inventory optimization
  • Exceptional communicator, with proven capabilities in demonstrating your ability to turn highly complex concepts into insightful strategies and product roadmaps for C-Level
  • Background within Supply Chain and/or Inventory Optimization ideally in an eCommerce or retail environment, with a focus on topology
  • Excited by an opportunity to join a rapidly growing organization and be pivotal to design and creation of a new Inventory Optimization platform.


As a Head of Supply Chain & Inventory Optimization Analytics you can expect to earn up to $275,000 + benefits (depending on your experience)


Please register your interest by sending your resume to Jenni Kavanagh via the Apply link on this page


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