Inventory Planner - Manchester | Zoek UK
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Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
20000.0000 - 22000.0000
Permanent (Full time)
Salary: £20,000 - £22,000
Hours: Mon – Thurs 9am - , Fri 9am -
Working for an established marketing/creative company within the promotional merchandise arena based at Salford Quays. Market leaders in their field, they deal with some of the world’s largest brands. With global offices, my client is looking for an Inventory Planner to join their busy team.
We are looking for an experienced Inventory Planner, working on a number of brands, and joining a team where you will be responsible for managing fast moving stock ranges.
Reporting directly to the Team Manager you will be responsible for ensuring optimum stock levels, placing purchase orders and ensuring timely delivery of stock. You will liaise with account managers, goods in and EU suppliers negotiating prices and lead times, as well as handling any stock-related queries.
Your key accountabilities will be to support the sales process by proactively analysing stock levels to ensure adequate stock is held thus improving service levels to the customer, monitoring product movement so that slower products are kept in lower quantities and therefore increasing productivity and cost reduction. You will also closely monitor and report any slow moving stocks so that appropriate action can be taken quickly and effectively.
What we’re looking for:
12 months plus experience as an Inventory Planner or similar
You will have endless energy and enthusiasm with a strong determination to succeed and a good sense of humour.
Effective time management and good communication skills will be crucial as will a high level of resilience and confidence.
Ideal candidates will be customer focused with good interpersonal, problem solving and administration skills, as well as having a willingness to learn.
You will already have experience in a fast moving commercial environment.
IT skills will be desirable, particularly focusing on Microsoft Excel.
Strong organisation including good time management
In the last few years we have continued to expand and this role is one for a career minded individual with great opportunities to develop.
Good communication skills
Numerical skills with a keen eye for detail
Experience of interfacing with suppliers and negotiating prices in a similar role is desirable
This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to join a market leading organisation with real long-term prospects!
In the first instance please apply by forwarding your CV
Please contact Vicky at our Manchester office
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