Stock Manager

Elevation Recruitment Group
Leeds, UK
19 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a leading retailer who are enhancing their supply chain operation by seeking an analytical supply chain planning professional to lead the flow management of products, The Stock Manager will be part of a business that has a great culture which is entrepreneurial, intelligent and driven. They seek individuals that will bring new innovative ideas that deliver results, seek to work cohesively with peers and take complete ownership and accountability.

The Role

Based around Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. The retail Stock Manager will manage planning and product scheduling, ensuring the right stock is delivered at the right time to the right place across the aforementioned sites. The role plays a critical part in the £50m inventory level ensuring optimisation of stock, service and cost.

Duties include:
* The oversight of an average of £50 million in stock across
* Leading the supply consensus as part of the business planning cycle
* Ensuring all forecasting plans are created and maintained
* Ensuring short time capacity for warehousing is delivered as well as developing long term capacity plans and strategies together with marketing and product management
* Managing KPI's and Key Deliverables including: Network & capital, customer service and plan achievement
* Exercising responsible operational relationship management with suppliers to ensure the delivery of the supply plan
* Ensuring master data and stock accuracy targets are met

Key Skills

* A deep understanding of Supply Chain principles
* Excellent management and leadership skills
* Strong communication and excellent interpersonal skills as well as the ability to liaise with individuals across all levels of the business
* Meticulous attention to detail
* The ability to maintain calm under pressure and work to extremely strict deadlines
* Sound judgement in prioritisation and decision making
* A proactive approach to problem-solving, seeking methods of improvement and adoption of best practice principles

* Experience operating within an FMCG or Retail environment
* SAP experience is highly advantageous

£40,000 - £45,000 + benefits

To find out more and apply please send your CV to Carl Walker.

Elevation Recruitment Group's Procurement and Supply Chain division work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midlands regions. For this role and other similar Procurement and Supply Chain positions, visit (url removed)

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