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Inventory Manager- £28,000 - £33,000 - Leading Business - Leicester

Posted 23 January by Credere Resourcing Limited Easy Apply Ended

Inventory Manager - £28,000 - £33,000 - Leading Business - Leicestershire

As Inventory Manager will be supporting a fast paced manufacturing site and you will be accountable for all stock control, inventory and vendor management.

The company is a leading manufacturing business with market leading products, superior service, and it supports a number of high profile businesses nationwide.

As Inventory Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Build and maintain relationships with vendors and Far Eastern Suppliers as well as internal stakeholders.
  • Manage team of two.
  • Implement new vendors from an inventory point of view and support senior management with resolving supply issues with vendor contracts.
  • Manage vendor SLA’s, working closely with suppliers to improve on material/product availability to ensure targets are met.
  • Liase with various freight forwarders and carriers, ensuring that delivery deadlines are met and improved on.
  • Improve on all supplier and inventory KPIs, taking a proactive approach to meeting sales forecast and sales demands.
  • Manage inhouse stock system, providing reporting and excellent stock analysis.
  • Work closely with internal teams including sales, customer services, quality, Manufacturing and Warehouse.
  • Working with suppliers, building relationships and resolving issues;
  • Optimizing product availability for customers and reducing inventory levels to optimise budget, warehouse space and manufacturing efficiency.

The successful Inventory Manager will have the following skills and experience:

  • Have experience of working within a similar inventory manager, inventory controller, stock planner, stock control, supply chain analyst, vendor management, demand management, planning, forecasting role
  • Experience of inbound stock.
  • Experience of working with suppliers, with the ability to resolve supply/product availability issues;
  • Ideally experience of working with Far Eastern Suppliers
  • Have worked ideally within a manufacturing / warehousing environment
  • Working knowledge of Inventory or Stock planning systems would be advantageous. Microsoft Excel knowledge essential.
  • Must be a hands on candidate, proactive and excellent problem solver. This won’t be a behind the desk job and we need a candidate that is happy to get out and about within the manufacturing / warehouse to build relationships and resolve issues.

In return the will receive a salary of £28,000 - £33,000 pa and long term career progression.

Reference: 33837132

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