Operations Manager - Inventory Control

Recruiter
Freight Personnel
Location
Gillingham
Posted
22 Mar 2019
Closes
06 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job DescriptionOur client is a distributor of health care products and services with a worldwide presence they are now looking for a Operations Manager - Inventory Control & Quality Assurance for their office in Gillingham, Kent. The successful candidate will operate on a dual site operation and will be responsible for Inventory Control. The role is responsible for the management of stock including scheduled and ad-hoc cycle counts, stock search, stock investigation of variance, stock write off reduction, and optimal space management. (including off-site storage) The role's responsibility will also include research (outbound problem solving if pick are prevented by missing stock) and slotting activity to promote the reduction of replenishments and optimal putaway and pick paths. Quality Assurance is also within the scope of the role, namely reduction in errors that drive stock variance. Furthermore, the role includes regulatory compliance in terms of resolution of all Operational CAPAs, and ISO Quality Management System adherence, including plans for up to date Training Matrix, Work Instructions and SOPs. A Quality and Compliance Team Leader will be part of your direct reports team. Responsibility also includes Kitting Operations You will also be responsible for ensuring along with your day to day tasks, that you are managing and developing team members (including documented appraisals, and well-being TSM processes), promoting safe and best practice, the management of profit and loss for their cost centre and providing timely reporting and answer to queries, and ad-hoc projects as allocated by line manager or proxy. The scope of the role will broaden as the successful candidate settles into their role, and previous experience in a fast pace Distribution Centre is essential, as well as an in-depth knowledge of a complexed Warehouse Management System. In order to apply for this role, you will have ... * Knowledge and experience of a high-volume Distribution Centre is an essential requirement. * Able to demonstrate in depth analysis of stock variance, stock movements and space management. Working knowledge of a Warehouse Management system essential, as is the ability to apply best practice and solutions to optimise stock accuracy and movements * Proven Leadership and supervisory experience of a large team (50+) is essential * Able to demonstrate strong commercial, analytical and numerical skills for reporting, forecasting and problem solving. * Able to convey complex data and concepts to all levels of the organization in a manner that they are able to understand. * The ability to work calmly under pressure to meet deadlines is a fundamental part of the job. Benefits: Salary £35k to £40k Mon to Fri 37.5 -40 hrs. per week MBO bonus up to 10% salary 25 days holiday 5% Matched pension

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