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Inventory Manager

Job Title: Inventory Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East
Salary: £40 - £45K Per Annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q77103
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 02, 2012 08:31

Job Description

A leading innovative UK retailer is looking for an Inventory Manager to strategise product level forecasting and ensure optimum stock availability. In this cradle-to-grave environment you will have the opportunity to work closely with suppliers and all internal stakeholders. Your responsibilities will include: * Managing inventory planning, including Open-to-Buy and operational structure * Providing accurate and reliable forecast data based on customer / seasonal trends for new ranges, categories and existing product lines * Taking proactive and reactive approaches to customer demand * Gaining an expert understanding of the products * Working with the Inventory & Buying teams to develop best practice and accurate forecasting * Taking responsibility for the customer journey and suitable merchandise principles * Helping plan inbound, outbound and inventory levels * Focusing on possible supply chain improvements and best operational practice Candidate Requirements: * Extensive supply chain and merchandising experience * A numerical mind with strong analytical skills * Advanced Excel skills including use of Macros, Pivot Tables, and V-Lookups * Educated to degree level or equivalent experience If you believe this is role fits your profile and you're looking for a new challenge to boost your career, please apply today and we will look forward to receiving your application.