Inventory Stock Control Manager

Recruiter
Undisclosed Company
Location
Tameside, Greater Manchester
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
11 Jan 2017
Closes
25 Jan 2017
Ref
MC1649
Contact
Manpower UK
Sector
Purchasing
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
*Experience of multi brand Purchasing and Inventory Control.
*Ensuring that stock levels are maintained to meet projected warehouse requirements.
*Ability to assess current processes and make suggested improvements to ensure accurate stock levels and control going forward.
*Reconciliation of stock takes and investigation of discrepancies.
*Weekly reporting on stock levels and accurate recording of shortages.
*Provision of accurate stock reports, to ensure correct decisions are being made.
*Purchasing from the most appropriate supply chain.
*Stock purchases and purchase order processing.
*Monthly reconciliation of stock levels to ensure that all processes affecting stock have been carried out.
*Controlling the movement of all inbound stock.
*Liaising with Sales, Finance, Operations and Customer Aftercare staff to ensure that stock levels are managed and maintained.
*Negotiating with suppliers, supplier management and error resolution
*Management of, and, involvement with physical stock takes.
*Experience working with budgets and to long lead time supply chain.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

*Recent experience in a similar role.
*Commercial awareness.
*Ability to work with multiple orders.
*Tenacity to get the job done, and determined to succeed.
*Excellent attention to detail.
*Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
*Excellent organisational skills
*Excellent literacy and numeracy skills.
*Hands on Manager with skills to implement best working practises and develop team.
*Leadership skills.
*Excellent IT skills (especially Excel) with experience of using an ERP system.
*Ability to work autonomously.

EDUCATIONAL & EXPERIENCE:
*Experience in a previous role within a similar business is essential.
*CIPS qualification or equivalent (including QBE) not essential.