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Inventory Process Controller

Posted 27 February by REED Procurement & Supply Chain Easy Apply Featured Ended
Inventory control and efficiency Analyst

Exceptional Opportunity

This role comes with; Salary c£30k , plus car/car allowance, associated benefits, plus exceptional learning and progression
Located: Outskirts of Slough

Our client is a world leading FMCG business. The UK arm of their organisation is expanding its product range, its customer portfolio and its distribution network.

As such this is an exciting time of change and implementing best practice across the Inventory Control side of the supply chain.

We are looking to recruit an analytical thinker and solutions finder to take on the exciting challenge of improving visibility and accuracy in this area.

Ideally you will have already had some experience working in supply chain and you will have an inquisitive mind as well as a desire to be an integral part of an exciting branded business.

This is an excellent opportunity to work with and learn from senior supply chain colleagues and to make a clear and tangible impact.

Remit: Compare predicted to actual inventory levels across warehouse, 3PL and customer stocks. Fully investigate discrepancies and work through root cause analysis to identify areas for accuracy improvement. Work with colleagues, partners, customers to put in place procedural solutions to avoid further discrepancies and head toward a best practice supply and inventory process.

Key Duties:

Ensure accurate control, visibility and records of inventory with external and internal logistics partners
Develop processes and systems to achieve above
Manage 3PL’s to ensure robust admin and control of inventory
Manage all aspects of timely inbound and outbound movements, incl returns
Manage annual inventory count and reconciliation
To support logistics manager in other exciting projects


Oversee inventory management according to company guidelines
Maintain accurate records of inventory, to include transfers, cycle counts and returns
Conduct regular inventory counts to ensure consistent accuracy
Identify issues and countermeasures in inventory control
Further develop returns management processes
Review documentation to ensure a fully auditable movement record exists 
Troubleshoot quantity discrepancies between stock and records
Implement improvements to existing operational procedures 
Develop and maintain KPI’s
Prepare and file financial inventory reports; review reports monthly with management
Strengthen positive relationships with logistics suppliers
Participate in ad-hoc projects and general support as required by line manager

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 34565409

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