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Supply Chain & Inventory Manager

Job Title: Supply Chain & Inventory Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Enfield, Middlesex
Industry:
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + BENEFITS
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q100955
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email: apply@questsearch.co.uk
Job Published: June 16, 2016 09:22

Job Description

I am looking to recruit a Supply Chain and Inventory Manager for a busy food distribution service. You will be responsible for the efficient operation of stock management and inventory management which entails stock control, building and maintaining supplier relationships, managing purchase orders, developing inventory strategy and driving efficiencies through effective forecasting.

Key Responsibilities:

* Achieve high standards of inventory record accuracy

* Maintain the safety, security and accuracy of the inventory.

* Create/Place/Manager purchase orders

* Liaise with suppliers to maintain and improve relationships

* Initiate, coordinate and enforce optimal operational policies and procedures

* Responsible for departmental reporting

* Minimise overstocks, address slow moving stock, removal of obsolete stock

* Ensure stock availability remains above agreed target

* Manage day to day financial requirements with suppliers, stock, invoicing, lead times etc.

Key Requirements:

* Proven experience of Inventory Control

* Languages: Italian (Professional working proficiency)

* Strong knowledge of SAP or similar

* Proven ability to implement process improvement initiatives

* Leadership skills and ability to manage staff

* Good team working skills

* Strong decision making and problem solving skills

* Good verbal & written communication skills

* Excellent business administration skill

* Sound Numerical & IT skills

In return for your hard work and dedication a salary of circa £33k (dependant on experience) is on offer. If you feel you would be suited to the role, please apply with an up to date CV

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.