This Medical Services Company based in central London is looking for an experienced Inventory Manager with extensive experience in Inventory Control.
Reporting to the Facilities Manager you will be responsible for managing the team of Inventory Controllers and Inventory Assistants and ensuring that inventory control across the UK sites is accurate, strategic and consistent.
This is a new role offering the post holder a fantastic opportunity to establish controls and procedures, ensuring best practice and establishing the Inventory Control team within the wider Operations.
Key Aspects of the role
- Building stakeholder relationships to include the Senior Management Team, Account Managers, Finance and Medical Services Managers.
- Ensure best practice within all site inventory teams; through the implementation of new ways of working,
- Develop routines and procedures that contribute to maintaining accurate stock files.
- Undertake Root cause and trend analysis, then proactively educate the inventory and operational teams on issues that arise which could have been solved at source.
- Conduct detailed audits of all inventory functions across the network.
- Line management of the inventory team and Inventory Controllers across the network. Actively manage their activity and also their development; which includes being responsible for performance reviews, coaching and development, lead a high performing team and support succession plans.
- Investigate and reconcile significant stock discrepancies; adjusting stock records and reporting on route causes as appropriate.
- Answering the finance teams questions on stock
- Implementing training on stock movement, stock transfer, inventory planning
The ideal Candidate will be an experienced individual in areas of Materials, Stock and Inventory planning ideally from a multi-site environment. Applicants must have managed distribution out to sites from a Group perspective and be able to communicate effectively with all levels of staff across Operations and Finance.
The role would suit a confident, capable individual, used to working on their own initiative and who has the experience to try and resolve issues remotely but if necessary visiting sites to implement procedures and effect change.
If you are a flexible, highly motivated, effective team player; methodical in approach with the ability to understand and meet targets and deadlines, and to learn and assimilate new information then this could be the career move for you.
This is a permanent role paying £40,000 - £45,000 depending on experience plus benefits.