Inventory Controller

Job Ref: 148219
Sector: Other
Date Added: 06 October 2017
  • Hemel Hempstead
  • £22,000 - £24,000 per Year
  • Tate
  • 01442 345 210

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Exciting opportunity to join a well-known award winning brand based in Hemel Hempstead. Tate's client is looking to recruit an experienced Inventory Controller to manage stock levels and ensure sufficient product availability for Retailers.
The ideal candidate will have experience of managing stock levels in an FMCG environment with exposure to forecasting, statistics and analysis; good administration skills, MS Excel, Sage 200
Main Duties:
· Review sales trends, prepare stock forecasts and models, evaluate forecast results
· Demand planning; responsible for monitoring stock levels, raising PO with suppliers
· Liaise with cross-functional teams - Sales, Marketing, Warehouse, Suppliers
· Working with Sales & Marketing regarding product launches and promotions
· Manage product imports from Far East and USA
· Manage required paperwork audit trails
· Monitor and act on shipment discrepancies
· Monthly forecasting, product analysis, logistic costings
· Develop inventory strategies
Required Skills & Experience:
· Previous experience of controlling stock in an FMCG environment
· Educated to Degree level (or equivalent experience)
· Strong IT skills - advance level Excel
· Excellent communication skills - written and verbal
· Good time management, skilled at working to multiple deadlines
· Good influencer
· Strong analytical skills; good proficiency in statistic, forecasting and forecasting methods
· Attention to detail; high level of accuracy
· Customer focused
· Able to work independently and as part of a team
· Looks for continuous improvement
· Remains calm under pressure
To apply for this position, please submit your CV in MS-WORD format

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