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Stores/ Inventory Management Assistant

Thurmaston, Leicestershire
£24,000 to £25,000
Job Type
5 Sep 2022
Stores / Inventory Management Assistant £24,000 - £25,000 Leicestershire Hybrid working. 3 days onsite (Monday - Wednesday. No flexibility on this) 2 optional days at home (Thursday and Friday) 9am-5pm To provide an effective supply chain service to the UK Bus industry which will include challenge and support in optimizing stock holdings, the effectiveness of stock cycle counts and stock takes, minimizing slow moving and obsolete stock. Determine, implement and monitor areas where inventory management can be enhanced while looking to automate areas of more repetitive and low business value activity. The role is about assisting in making a step change improvement in the effectiveness of a new inventory management supply chain function within UK Bus. The role would also have some exposure to third party vendors Duties: - Own the Min/Max order fulfillment model for the relevant OPCOs. Ensure Min/Max is routinely reviewed and set to ultimately enhance optimal and cost effective stock holding for UK Bus - Provide insightful value driven reporting to Engineering / Procurement detailing areas for improvement, outlining the steps to be taken and following up on agreed actions - Ensure stock takes are performed by Stores colleagues across the OPCOs in line with UK Bus policy and provide analysis of discrepancies. Report discrepancies back with comments where appropriate to management - Manage obsolete and slow moving stock via reporting and communicate to OPCOs to ensure levels are minimized - Liaise with third party vendors to resolve any local issues that have an impact on stock levels or costs and provide reporting on vendor performance where appropriate - Ensure the day-to-day system requirements on Oracle are carried out effectively - Provide insightful adhoc value driven reporting to Engineering and Procurement and look for areas to reduce future costs - Work with other members of the inventory management teams to drive parts standardization and best practice across the UK Bus organization - Liaising with Stores / Procurement with an expectation of spending 3 days a month at the OPCO Depots to build relationships and focus on areas to improve supply chain efficiencies - Overnight stays may be required to meet business needs when travelling to the OPCOs which span from the North East to the Southern Counties of the UK. - Manual labour is required in this role to support the ongoing project of stores renovation - Person specification The Person: - Experience of working in a supply chain organization in a similar or allied role in a large organization - Training or willing to train towards a professional supply chain qualification - Educated to A Level of an equivalent standard or qualified by experience - Practical experience of supply chain improvement methodologies (Six Sigma / LEAN / etc) - Process driven with an eye for spotting cost down / working capital reduction opportunities - Ability to work and thrive in a changing environment - Ability to work and thrive in a newly set up function - Good influencing and relationship building skills - Confident and resilient - Oracle experience is an advantage - Good Microsoft Office experience, particularly Excel. - Must have a full clean UK drivers license. If you would like to apply for this position, please send your CV to Mark at (url removed)
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  • Job Reference: 704622284-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: SF Recruitment
    SF Recruitment
  • Location: Thurmaston, Leicestershire
  • Salary: £24,000 to £25,000
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent