Inventory Manager


Job Details


Head Office Willenhall

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time



Closing Date

27/04/2018 11:00

What will I be doing?

 Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities/ Actions:

  • Weekly inventory meetings
  • Forecasting and ordering of ranged stock, promotional stock and spot buys
  • Have an input to strategic and tactical plans
  • Action to drive sales
  • Stock Management
  • Placement of orders in timely manner to maximise supplier inbound service and DC fulfilment
  • Optimise the ordering systems
  • Create OTB for sign off


Sales and Availability

  • Ensure optimum level of stock of ranged lines to maximise DC and Store availability
  • Ensure launch availability to any changes in the range, eg promotions, seasonal and range review
  • Identify & resolve issues to maximise store order fulfilment
  • Analysis of data across category
  • Identify opportunities to drive additional sales through Supply Chain initiatives


Stock Management

  • Ensure stock is maintained at an optimum level in line with targets
  • Review and plan action with Buying colleagues around any long-stocks
  • Input into Range Plan
  • Best Before End Date management
  • Forecasting inbound pallet volumes
  • Weekly inventory meetings and clear action plans
  • Manage exit of non ranged stock with buyer
  • Maintain and review lineflows for import stock


Supplier Management

  • Regular supplier meetings to form collaborative working relationships
  • Supplier performance monitoring and reporting
  • Consolidation planning and understanding of minimum order quantities
  • Cross functional initiatives with internal and external stakeholders
  • Maximise supplier inbound service above targets



Your place in our world

supply chain manager
Inventory Manager