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Inventory Manager

Job Title

Inventory Manager

Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
LocationsEast Midlands, Nottinghamshire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesInventory Management
Date Posted22 January 2018

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Experienced Inventory Manager

Inventory Manager - £45,000

Your new role

To provide strong leadership and develop the inventory/materials team/stock handling to achieve both effective and efficient stock control management and on time supply to internal manufacturing facilities and site.

To maintain accurate inventory management of incoming materials and to drive material forecasting, planning & logistics in conjunction with the production management teams.

Play a key role in supporting the implementation of MRP in to the business.

Duties will include:
  • Full involvement in the implementation of new innovations in the stores function, MRP, Kanban, etc.
  • Manage the stores for the manufacturing site and lead a team to deliver an excellent service and onsite availability of operational products, goods and PPE.
  • Develop and implement processes and controls to effectively manage goods in/out, location and issue
  • Implement and maintain a stock management process to consistently achieve stock accuracy
  • Support, implement and sustain continuous improvement through lean manufacturing techniques and philosophies including removal of non-value-added activities.
  • Produce regular reports and statistical information as required.
  • Work in conjunction with the production team to ensure the optimal flow of materials to satisfy the production requirements.
  • Maintain accurate stock records and transactions in all operations of the company’s system, including investigation and prevention of inaccuracies. Proactively assess and investigate root causes of stock loss/gain trends.
  • Maintain full understanding and compliance of the company ISO9001/ISO14001/ISO18001 standards
  • Schedule and organise stock cycle checks and main stock takes.
  • Efficient organisation and utilisation of stores personnel
  • To ensure the team are trained and work within Health & Safety regulations and develop 5S and Lean throughout the work areas.

What you'll need to succeed
  • Demonstrable experience in leadership and management of a busy stores environment or similar discipline.
  • Considerable management experience in a manufacturing environment, reporting at senior level.
  • Proven skills and experience of manufacturing material control .
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong planning and analytical skills
  • Proven track record in improving efficiencies.
  • Able to bring a new dimension to stores activities.
  • Previous change management experience and ability to communicate this out.
  • Demonstrate experience of leading, coaching and development of a stores team within a changing environment..
  • Experience of the implementation of new IT systems ie MRP

What you'll get in return

What you need to do now
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