Inventory Analyst EMEA Intern

Netherlands, Amsterdam
Operations Admin
Who We Are:
Brooks is a team of passionate people united by a desire to do meaningful work, lead healthy lives and make a difference. We share a focused mission: to inspire everyone to run and be active. That’s it. No distractions—it’s all about the run. Through science, creativity, service, authenticity and connection, we obsess over delivering the best running gear on the planet. We do it our way, with our unique spirit, with a goal of being more relevant to runners than any other brand, day after day and mile after mile. We are determined to innovate, challenging ourselves to lead thought at every turn. Inside these walls and on the roads, tracks and trails, we live and breathe Run Happy, celebrating the positive impact running has on our lives and others. We inject it into all we do because it makes everything better, smarter, more fun and more memorable. Our company culture defines us, bonds us together and creates the conditions for success. It is lived daily as a behavioral expression of our collective set of brand values: Connect with People, Innovate for our Customer, Compete as a Team, Build Trust, Have Fun & Bring Passion, and Be Active. If you’re on our team, it means you’re part of creating something extraordinary. You’re part of Brooks.

Your Job:
Having a constant and reliable availability of inventory is vital to the success of a footwear and apparel company. This is where operational planning and analytics plays an integral part in our success at Brooks Running. You will form part of this crucial function for one of the world’s leading running brands. 

You will work closely with the EMEA Inventory Analyst to ensure on time and accurate reporting and analysis on key inventory performance metrics. The role will allow you to work hands-on with market leading software such as Excel and Microsoft Cubes, which will not only give you the opportunity to test and develop your analytical skills, but also the opportunity to put your presentation of key findings to the test. You will have cross functional exposure through interaction with other areas of the business such as Sales and Marketing that will provide you with an understanding of how inventory planning and management impacts the execution of sales targets and marketing inventory efficiencies.

The Brooks Sports EMEA HQ consists of 60 people, which makes it ideal for you to get a holistic view of the industry by having the opportunity to network with all functional areas of the business – Operations, Sales, Marketing, Human Resource, and Finance. 
So, if you’re keen on broadening your knowledge on inventory management and gaining experience by working for a leader in the running world, join the Brooks team! 

Your Responsibilities

    • Create monthly Sales & Operations Scorecard
    • Create monthly Sales, Purchases and Inventory Planning Tool
    • Support the Integrated Inventory Analyst EMEA with reporting on excess inventory to inform the close out inventory liquidation process.
    • Assist the Integrated Inventory Analyst EMEA with supply to demand match analysis on style, color and size level.
    • Work together with the Integrated Inventory Analyst EMEA on creating reports on the EMEA inventory.
    • Assist the Inventory Analyst and the Finance Team with the financial reserves process for excess and obsolete inventory.

What we offer:

    • Internship for a minimum period of 5 months (longer period is possible), full-time.
    • Fixed allowance of € 450,-- per month.
    • The opportunity to learn, make mistakes and have exposure to a really international work environment.
    • Fantastic work location, as our offices are inside the Olympic Stadion!
    • Fun team activities, such as Bootcamp, Yoga, and group runs
    • Discount on Brooks products

What we require:

    • University student in Supply Chain Management, Logistics or related field
    • Proficient user of MS Applications, proven mastery of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Able to analyze raw data.
    • Great organizational skills, with attention to detail
    • You are open, proactive, and not afraid to take initiative.
Start Date: January 2020 – June 2020 (6 months)

Please be sure to indicate desired internship duration and whether or not it is a mandatory internship as part of your studies.

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At Brooks, we celebrate diversity & equity. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment, and encourage people of all backgrounds, perspectives, experiences, and skills to apply. Brooks is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, the presence of a sensory, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military status, marital status, pregnancy or child birth, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, political ideology, or any other non-merit based factors.