Head of Inventory

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head of Inventory with this Workplace Solutions business based in Manchester.

As the Head of Inventory, you will be managing a team of 8 direct reports, and provide leadership, experience and expertise on all aspects of forecast and demand planning for the business.

Main responsibilities:

  • Management and development of a team of 8 direct reports.
  • Development of the Inventory Strategy that reflects the needs of the business.
  • Reporting (Service Levels, Purchase Orders, Stock Valuation).
  • Ownership of the Stock Valuation and providing insights and feedback to the Procurement Director.
  • Leading the stock reduction programme.
  • Management of the stock system.
  • Responsibility for setting the forecast and demand planning parameters

Required experience:

  • Proven track record in leading an Inventory/Stock Management team in a distribution / wholesale environment.
  • Significant experience in Forecast & Demand Planning processes.
  • Demonstrable experience and success in similar roles (inventory management, strategies, planning and execution).
  • Prior successful experience in achieving KPIs and leading a team.
  • Experience of Inventory Demand and Planning Systems (Slim Stock desirable).
  • Knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office.

Please note that due to the high volume of responses we receive, only successful applicants will be contacted.

Devonshire is an equal-opportunity employer, and we encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

Salary: £65,000 - £70,000

Contract: Permanent

Location: Ashton-under-Lyne

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