· Develop the company’s inventory management strategy with the aim of controlling bin level accuracy.
· Perform inventory consolidation on a regular basis.
· Manage and control annual inventory taking for all clients.
· Handle and control perpetual inventory stock counting / inventory accuracy checks.
· Manage DOT (date on tires) program to ensure FIFO is adhered to.
· Ensure incoming product is receipted and managed appropriately.
· Ensure that any materials that are late or low on inventory are followed up until received.
· Ensure inbound appointment times are adhered to and to back this up by installing tracking mechanism
· Provide management information on inventory performance
· Perform daily reconciliation of WMS to client inventory and report variances.
· Implement improvement processes and systems to reduce inventory related issues.
· Write and maintain accurate written procedures for all main inventory control processes and functions.
· Ensure works orders are correct and fully completed and that all stock has been allocated to the job correctly.
· Ensure integrity and accuracy of the warehouse management system
· Produce daily reports to ensure key critical areas of the stock system are controlled and any discrepancies addressed and resolved
· Minimum of five (5) years experience in the 3PL, warehousing and distribution sector.
· Relevant professional qualification and/or suitable background experience in inventory management.
· Experience of lean principles, Kaisen continuous improvement or similar production tools within a high volume, an asset.
· Detailed understanding of MRP and inventory control / management systems and WMS.
· Logistics environment, distribution, transportation.
· Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
· Excellent verbal and written skills.
· Good organizational skills.
· Very detailed oriented
· Ability to work productively, efficiently & effectively with initiative and drive under tight timescales and pressure whilst maintaining attention to detail and quality.
· Excellent knowledge of Windows environment.