Inventory Analyst

Job Title: Inventory Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-01-28 00:00:00
Reference: 041225683
Contact Name: Claire Beedon
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 16, 2019 12:45

Job Description

We are recruiting for an Inventory Analyst working within a busy logistics company based in Birmingham to proactively lead on stock range categories to drive inventory availability by means of analysis, forecasting and the ability to react to volatile circumstances.

In this role you MUST be extremely competent in all aspects of Excel, for example pivot tables, graphs and formula's. The key aspect of this role is high usage level of excel, so all suitable candidates must have advanced excel skills.

Key Duties:

Engage directly with tactical stakeholders, including lines of business, Procurement and Logistics

Carry out supervision of subordinates (will vary from individual to individual)

Focus on specific areas of specialism within the Inventory Management portfolio

Lead the MRP process daily for specific categories and ensure stock purchase orders placed promptly

Manage supplier performance on a day to day basis through regular contact

Undertake tactical procurement where necessary (ie where framework contracts do not exist)

Maintain and improve KPI performance and take corrective action where necessary

Model the inventory profile in the area controlled to meet the current and future planned inventory values.

Produce forecasts with the aid of SAP and the lines of business in order to set re-order and max stock levels

Compliance with Key Performance Indicators (KPI's)

Control the set up of new items and deletion of old items including communications with tactical contracts

Catalogue Management

Prioritise supplier deliveries to minimise risk of stock outs.

Lead specific projects as direct by the Inventory Controllers to deliver improved quality and service levels

Develop strategies for savings opportunities within the modelled inventory holdings.

Demonstrable experience of managing relationships
Customer relationship interface at tactical level
Project completion to timelines
Experience in complex data analysis
Previous experience of inventory software applications
Ability to communicate and influence at all levels
Understanding of customer business

If you are interested in this role please apply