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Inventory Manager

Posted on Feb 2, 2019 by Anonymous

Buckingham, Buckinghamshire United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£28k - £30k Annual
Hours of work: 8 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday

Salary: £28,000 rising to £30,000 pa after a successful probationary period

Holiday allowance: 23 days holiday + 1 extra for birthday, + 1 for 3 years + 2 for 5 years.

Benefits: Free lunch every day, pension, Quarterly bonuses.

The Inventory Manager duties will include:

Stock Forecasting

* Forecast all stock requirements weekly, including airfreight requirements.

* Critical role to reduce stock outs, improve stock turn.

1. Production planning

* Handle all stock enquiries from the internal and external sales teams.

* Work with factories to reduce lead time by holding stocks in factory of fabric, trims, accessories etc.

1. Shipment Planning

* Coordinate factory QC audits and pre-shipment inspections.

* Receive production planning of impending shipments and release product in priority order.

* Control inbound container plan and Quality Inspection plan

The Inventory Manager must have:

High level of IT skills, Excel spreadsheets, word, smartsheet

Forecasting experience

Work to tight deadlines / under pressure

Problem solver

Good team player and able to work independently

Excellent prioritisation skills

Desired Skills for the Inventory Manager:

Worked with Far East Factories

Experience of Lean Thinking / Practices

MRP Systems

Garment / textile knowledge and experience

Reference: 636638267