Inventory Manager

Inventory Manager

Solihull

The Inventory Manager will sit as part of the Supply Chain in the Merchandising Team. The main objective of the Merchandising team is to ensure the right product is delivered in the right way at the right time, while monitoring the current stock hold to help prevent any stock issues. The inventory manager will own the stock on hand number and will be responsible for ensuring adequate stock cover. Key milestones along the supply chain need to be communicated to relevant parties.

What you'll be doing...
  • Own the Stock on hand report; identifying and presenting weekly highlights and lowlights to wider business.
  • Responsible for a stock hold > 1 mil units that will be across 2 distribution centres from FY19.
  • Creating plans for launch stock to maximise warehouse efficiency.
  • Using the floor space and the racking to ensure all stock is in the correct location.
  • Categorising all good stock by weeks cover, and provide plans for discontinued and faulty stock.
  • Stock cycle counts.
  • Stock Condensing.
  • Use stock hold and sales rates to advise on the mode of transport for PO’s and also to pull forward or push back PO’s if needed.
  • Produce quick reports on demand (E.g Sales and Stock).
  • Present data in most effective way by highlighting key messages (Tables and Graphs).
  • PO location splits at origin.
  • Immerse yourself in sales rates and quickly highlight where these are not in line with expectation and provide solutions to any issues identified.
  • Maintain buffer levels.

What you'll need...

  • Understanding of weeks cover and stock turn
  • Adaptable
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent planning & organisational skills
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Keen interest to continually learn and grow skill set
  • Initiative
  • Act rationally in pressure situation
  • Confidence to shout for help if needed.
  • Commercially & Analytically minded
  • Advanced on Excel
  • Experience with Inventory Management Systems

Apply for: Inventory Manager