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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company Inventory planning and Risk management manager in Heredia, Costa Rica

Inventory planning and Risk management manager Heredia, Heredia


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At Hewlett Packard Enterprise, we bring together the brightest minds to create breakthrough technology solutions that advance the way people live and work. What sets us apart? Our people and our relentless dedication to helping our customers make their mark on the world.

We are a team of doers, dreamers and visionaries; inspired by our purpose and driven by our strategy. We live by our three values: partner, innovate and act.

Our legacy inspires us as we forge ahead, always pushing to discover what’s next. Every day is a new opportunity to advance and grow ourselves, our company and the industry. Some people call it an obsession, we call it a way of life.

What you need to know about the job

Job ID:1086615

Date Posted:7/9/2021

Primary Location:Heredia, Heredia

Job Category:Business Planning

Schedule:Full time

Shift:No shift premium (Costa Rica)

Hewlett Packard Enterprise advances the way people live and work. We bring together the brightest minds to create breakthrough technology solutions, helping our customers make their mark on the world.

Global Operations prioritizes putting customers and partners first by developing the workforce of the future. This involves strategic, inclusive, and collaborative working culture. At our core, we strive to uphold HPE’s values – to partner, innovate and act – we are an organization that plan, source, and provide quality customer and partner experiences.

Job Description

Our people are the power that propels us. Just as our teammates are dedicated to empowering technology solutions around the world, HPE is dedicated to providing the kind of culture and benefits that empower teammates to grow their careers and enjoy the rewarding work they do every day.

Inventory planning manager will manage inventory optimization and risk management programs to drive the right level of total planning inventory. Partners with cross-functional teams such as planning, material management, center of excellence, analytics to develop strategies around improving inventory planning, and operational effectiveness. Uses data driven analysis to identify new opportunities for driving savings.


  • Leads complex data and business analyses to support inventory planning, identifies recommendations and develops rich data insights for executive management.

  • Works across regional cross-functional stakeholders to drive effective execution of inventory optimization and risk management programs

  • Develops go-forward business plan recommendations based on potential risks and returns.

  • Leads cross-functional teams across the entire span of inventory planning activities, project management leadership in business transformation projects.

  • Establishes the metrics required to measure and track business performance, improve process governance, enable exception reporting to help identify and address performance gaps early.

  • Supports the digital transformation journey of HPE from both design and continuous improvement perspective

  • Supports tools and technology enhancement to improve inventory visibility, accuracy and predictive analytics for driving business decisions / actions

Education and Experience Required:

  • Typically 3 to 5 years work experience in supply chain planning and operational excellence roles

  • Strong experience in data modelling, deep analytics, continuous process improvement including process automation, operational excellence strategy / execution and program management

  • Must have supply chain, inventory optimization, planning or supply chain consulting experience

  • Good to have experience with advance planning tools and technologies like SAP IO

  • Advanced university degree (e.g., MBA) or demonstrable equivalent preferred.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of supply chain and inventory optimization especially for Hi-Tech industry

  • Excellent analytical thinking, technical analysis, and data manipulation skills.

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of how to analyze business problems using Excel, Access, statistical analysis, and financial modeling.

  • Strong business acumen and technical knowledge within area of responsibility.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Very strong project management skills, including leading large, cross-functional initiatives.

  • Strong relationship management skills, including partnering and consulting.

  • Developed leadership skills, including team-building, conflict resolution, and management.

  • Ability to identify emerging trends from market and industry data.

We offer:

• A competitive salary and extensive social benefits

• Diverse and dynamic work environment

• Work-life balance and support for career development

• An amazing life inside the element! Want to know more about it?

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HPE is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Veterans/Disabled/LGBT and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to diversity and building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We do not discriminate and all decisions we make are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. Our goal is to be one global diverse team that is representative of our customers, in an inclusive environment where we can continue to innovate and grow together.


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