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Inventory Planner - Newbury, Berkshire job description

17 may 2018

Inventory Planner

Are you looking for a career where you can really learn the ins and outs of stock control and inventory process? Are you an experienced Excel user? Would you like to work for an organisation where you can truly develop your skill set within this industry - working and learning directly with the Inventory Operations manager? If so, please read on...

We are looking for an Inventory Planner to join a successful, growing client based in Newbury. If you are highly confident with Microsoft Excel, a quick learner and have a mind for analysing data, this is the opportunity for you! The role is permanent, full time, paying up to £18,000, working 9am-5pm Monday to Friday with half an hour lunch break and an ASAP start.


Associated Benefits:
*Full training given
*Free parking
*Pension
*Team social event and outing days
*22 days holiday - increasing by 1 day with every year of service - up to 25
*Variety of staff incentives and discount schemes: Private healthcare, contribution to gym membership, cycle to work, childcare vouchers and more


Job Responsibilities:
As an Inventory Planner Coodinator you will manage the stock coming in from China, organise the containers to be delivered to Newbury and act as the internal contact on stock queries.
*Work with Inventory team and Warehouse with stock takes to ensure systems and data are updated and accurate
*Keep inventory records and spreadsheets up to date
*Communicate with internal departments to provide updates on stock status
*Generate statistical data to help with forecast for stock, taking into account historical data and planned future events
*Product report on inventory status (e.g. overstock, slow moving stock, aged and discontinued)
*Produce reports to highlight and help solve any inventory exceptions (e.g. lead time issues, order multiple issues, customer and supplier specific issues)


Preferred Skills:
*Previous experience in a inventory/stock role (1 year minimum)
*Excellent communicator - written and verbal
*Advanced Exel user
*Previous product and technical background/knowledge would be advantageous
*Data processing and report experience - good eye for detail and accuracy


Personal Attributes:
*Excellent communicator
*Confident self starter with the ability to motivate
*Enthusiastic attitude with a positive outlook
*Willingness and ability to learn quickly
*Strong ability to build relationships and work as part of a team

If you are interested in the progression and development opportunities with this role and company, please apply and call Sam in the office.

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.


Skills
Critical thinking
Qualification
English, Maths
Job Reference:MJ61341
Position Type:Permanent
Market Sector:Manufacturing & Production
Working Hours:Full-Time
Location:Newbury, Berkshire
Salary:£18,000 - £18,000 per year
Contact:Samantha Wright, Randstad Business Support, Swindon, United Kingdom
Phone:01793491444