Inventory Analyst

  • Full-time
  • Department: Administrative Services

Company Description

At Brightspeed, we are reimagining how people live, work, play and connect by providing fast, reliable internet connections and an awesome customer experience in twenty states throughout the Midwest and South.

Backed by funds managed by Apollo Global Management, our vision is to accelerate the upgrade of copper to fiber optic technologies, bringing faster and more reliable internet service to many rural markets traditionally underserved by broadband providers, while delivering best-in-class customer experience.  

Be a part of the team that will make this vision a reality….designing and building a world class fiber network and creating a customer experience second to none.

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Job Description

We are currently looking for an Inventory Analyst to join our growing Administrative Services Team! In this role, you will report directly to the Manager, Supply Chain. You will be a visible member of the Supply Chain team executing daily tactical business processes to support functional inventory planning areas and strategic objectives covered under the Supply Chain charter. The ideal candidate will strive to provide an outstanding level of service to all internal customer groups and proactively seek out opportunities to improve existing business operations. Come help us build the best and fastest fiber-optic network in America!

As Inventory Analyst your duties will include:

  • Execute daily systems operations and maintenance as assigned to support the flow of inventory movements
  • Monitor stock levels and implement corrective actions consistent with department strategy
  • Generate forecasts within the larger scope of a collaborative demand planning process
  • Conduct ad hoc analysis of escalated business scenarios and critical SKUs
  • Establish and maintain tactical reporting for pertinent business objectives
  • Provide service and support to decentralized operations team members  



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field
  • 2+ years of Supply Planning, Deployment  Planning, Inventory/Replenishment Planning, or Production Planning experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (Pivot tables, VLOOKUP, Macros)
  • Strong business acumen and excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working with large and complex data sets to drive business decisions
  • Track record of delivering results and an ability to operate in both a long term strategic as well as short term tactical scope in a high-energy, fast-paced environment
  • Fluent understanding of MRP principles and experience leveraging tools, processes, and data to drive optimal business results
  • Must be highly organized and possess strong data extraction and analytical capabilities with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to manage competing priorities, driving both strategic and tactical activities in parallel
  • Experience leading and influencing both internal and external teams in an ambiguous environment while maintaining a customer centric philosophy


  • Demand Planning/Forecasting Experience 
  • SAP ECC or S4/Hana  
  • Telecommunications industry experience 
  • 4+ years of direct MRP experience  
  • Proven ability to manage large and complicated projects with experience leading cross-functional projects and teams



Additional Information


We aspire to contemporary ways of working.

We are committed to being a leader in defining a new way to work because we recognize the changing mindset of today's workforce. We are opening a new, state-of-the-art corporate HQ in Charlotte, NC and our current priority is to make it a truly vibrant destination by hiring talent in the greater Charlotte area who are interested in a hybrid remote/office work arrangement. As always, however, we are also open to providing sensible remote options to talent outside of the Charlotte area. Why? Because our purpose is to reimagine how people work, learn, play and connect!

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.

Our benefits and paid time off programs reflect our underlying belief in promoting overall wellness through physical, emotional and financial health. We are committed to building a team as diverse as the customers we serve.

Diversity, equity and inclusion are at the center of our grounding belief in Being Real. 

When we bring our authentic selves to work, everyone is better as a result. A diverse team helps us be fierce advocates for more accessible, inclusive and high-quality internet, because we believe doing so promotes equity in the communities we serve.

Brightspeed is an Equal Opportunity Employer