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Interim Inventory Manager

  • Job reference: 923228
  • Location: Runcorn, Cheshire
  • Salary: Up to GBP38000 per annum
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Stock & Inventory Controllers, Transport and Logistics
  • Date posted: 06/01/2019

Due to a new warehouse launch, an existing fixed term contract opportunity has to come to market with a leading Healthcare company, based in the North West of England. My client is seeking an experienced, Interim Inventory Manager who is immediately to start.

Key Responsibilities;


You will report into the General Manger and play a key role in delivering operational excellence within a fast paced environment. Working closely with customers you will ensure the accuracy and quality of the stock pile and drive meaningful feedback, insight and improvement.

  • Ensure that the company is compliant with regulations, by working with the quality department to maintain and develop SOPs. Take responsibility to be aware of and address issues with SOP non-compliance.
  • Lead the continuous improvement program for the department, focused on safety, quality and productivity. Use Lean principles to guide improvements.
  • Engage in root cause analysis activities to eliminate problems from the operation.
  • Develop and maintain resourcing plans to ensure your department has sufficient resources to meet the daily operational demands. Ensure that you have the right resources and right equipment at the right time.
  • Work with Key Account Managers to engage with clients and resolve any potential issues.
  • Take ownership to problem solve issues for clients and work collaboratively with other functions to find solutions for the clients and patients.
  • Set out key requirements and expectations for the team mates on a daily basis
  • Monitor daily activities to ensure operation targets are met.
  • Ensure that product is accurately moved and tracked both virtually and physically throughout the operation.
  • Present data and facts to support operational decision making
  • Performance manage team mates in accordance to company policy

You will require the following;

  • Experience in inventory management, leading teams and working in fast moving environments
  • Ability to effectively and purposefully analyse data
  • Delivering and leading process change
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work in team environment
  • Working knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems
  • Experience of using Lean Principles to drive change
  • Degree Qualification
  • Logistics 3PL experience
  • Six Sigma experience

What's on offer?

  • Up to £38,000 + benefits
  • Initially 6 month contract
  • Start date - 1st February 2010

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