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Job Title Inventory Planning Manager
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £35 - £40K Per Annum + Benefits
Start Date ASAP
Our Reference Q87443
Who to Contact Quest Seach Selection -
Job Advertised about 5 years ago

Job Description

A market-leading business in Yorkshire is looking for an Inventory Planning Manager to join its team following an internal restructure. The successful candidate will lead the Ins and Outs process from a business planning perspective and be responsible for the clearance of obsolete stock. You will also manage significant business projects relating to Business Planning. As Inventory Planning Manager, you will also be expected to: * Manage all of the data flows to and from Inventory and Forecasting and co-ordinate the necessary activities between Product Marketing, Data Control and Customer and Category Sales Development * Track each SKU leaving the business and in conjunction with all interested parties take an overall business view of when SKU's should exit by customer, balancing customer requirements, sales, availability of alternative SKU's and obsolescence costs * Manage the end-to-end process related to the sell off of obsolete stock through clearance companies (this will include all activities from negotiating clearance prices through to delivery of goods to the customer) * Take responsibility for significant business projects related to Business Planning * Take responsibility for Infor MLE as well as process improvement related to forecasting and inventory The ideal candidate will have: * An education to degree level or equivalent * An FMCG background with a strong career history in Supply Chain * Experience of leading business transformation projects including process mapping, re-engineering or systems implementation and have demonstrated success in areas such as reducing Inventory and/or improving forecast accuracy * Experience of ERP Systems and Infor's MLE forecasting software * Strong communication and negotiation skills In return for your hard work, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package. This is an excellent opportunity to challange yourself with a vast amount of SKU's in a market-leading business. If this sounds like the role for you, please do not hesitate to apply.

Ref: Q87443 | Published: about 5 years ago


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