Inventory Manager jobs
The inventory manager is in control of the warehousing of a logistics operation. As orders come in, it will be the inventory manager’s job to ensure that they will be able to be fulfilled through keeping on top of his or her own orders, bringing in new goods to replace the outgoing ones on a continuous basis.
The manager might be in charge of a single warehouse or could be overseeing several. If the latter is the case, he or she must ensure that all the logging of incoming and outgoing goods, as well as keeping on top of missing, late, lost or damaged goods and taking appropriate action. In this case the inventory manager will be overseeing members of staff, and could be responsible for implementing a robust system to ensure the inventory is managed precisely.
A constant drive for efficiency will also be part of the job. Whether through day-to-day actions that save money while maintaining customer satisfaction, or through strategic planning and the introduction of new systems, maintaining and improving efficiency will be vital.
The skills required
The role will require a good degree of self-motivation, as inventory management is a job where senior management will be more interesting in the figures than in the micro-management. The ability to analyse situations and act accordingly, with confidence in one’s own decisions, will be a key skill.
With much of the task being computerised, especially in multi-site management, a competence in all types of IT systems will be required, and particular skills in inventory management solutions will be valued.
The job might also require long and unsociable hours, so experience of this kind of work would stand candidates in good stead.
Logistics Officer - £25,000 - £30,000
Halifax, West Yorkshire
£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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Expediter (12 months)
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Birmingham, West Midlands
£60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum car allowance bonus
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Oldham, Greater Manchester
£45000 - £48000 per annum
Purchasing Manager £45,000 - £48,000 plus benefits Oldham Who you'll be working for:Our client is a successful global business with a diverse customer base across a range of industries. You will...
Indirect Buyer (Temporary to Permanent)
Stockport, Greater Manchester
£25000 - £28000 per annum
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Halifax, West Yorkshire
Up to £22000.00 per annum
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Category Manager £45,000 - £55,000 - Greater Manchester
£45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum Benefits
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Procurement Manager - MRO
£65000.00 - £70000 per annum Excellent benefits - Hybrid Working
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Dukinfield, Greater Manchester
Up to £26750.00 per annum Benefits
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Up to £30000.00 per annum
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