Inventory Manager

Posted 24 January by watton recruitment

In this role you will lead a small team of Buyer and Stock Controller, to share your knowledge and keys skills to ensure maximum stock availability, to optimise sales. You will strive to go that extra mile ensuring continuous improvement with inventory management.

Job Description
• Implement a proven successful stock control process management system
• Overall stock management responsibility
• Management of stock spend budget and maximum stock holding value
• Ensure minimum and maximum stock levels are met
• Avoid any stock outs and having to infill
• Reducing current stock levels, working to tighter supplier lead times
• Implementing and working to KPI’s - full reporting analysis
• Working to sales forecasts and forthcoming promotions
• Implement an efficient internal supply chain including stock relocation and supplier returns logistics
• Manage supplier availability and performance
• Ongoing development of inventory management processes for efficiency and sales growth
• Identify and report on stock with low demand or dropped off demand
• Implement and maintain monthly order budgets to restrict purchasing, whilst not impacting sales

Qualifications/Experience Required
• CIPS Qualification (Desirable)
• 5 years Buying/Purchasing/Stock Control experience.
• Experience of fast moving goods operation
• Previous team management experience
• A deep understanding of the Sales, Operations and Purchasing processes at all levels of the organisation Commercial awareness
• Good analytical skills, processing large volumes of data to make effective decisions
• Working with suppliers to deliver improved inventory, availability and range Management
• Competent user of suitable IT systems - Microsoft Excel & desirable Dynamics Navision
• Delivering cultural change as part of a team.

Working hours Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5pm
Must be a car driver due to location

Reference: 34306099

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