Inventory Analyst

GBP25000 - GBP35000 per annum +
08 Aug 2017
07 Sep 2017
Holly Antonia Butler
Specialist Area
Purchasing, supply (main)
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

As Inventory Analyst, you will be responsible for the execution and improvement of inventory planning through the use of Excel - SQL/VBA in a fast-paced, high-volume, complex distribution network that includes 100,000+ product lines, servicing both customers and in-network replenishment to 50+ local branches.

Client Details

My client is the European market leader within their industry, distributing and supplying products into a diverse range of customers using their own fleet (FMCG).


Reporting to the Sr. Manager, Inventory Management, you will be responsible for:

  • Review and analyse significant amounts of planning data to perform gap analysis; identify root causes, determine recommendations and implement inventory planning enhancements.
  • Build and maintain relationships with supply chain and cross-functional partners to develop strategies that allow the company to meet customer service and inventory performance targets.
  • Identifies, recommends and leads continuous improvement projects to improve service levels, utilisation of inventory and process efficiency.
  • Supporting inventory planning strategies across a large portfolio of products, locations, and customers.
  • Creating relevant reports for management and cross functional partner review.
  • Perform adhoc analysis as needed.

  • Profile

    The successful candidate for the Inventory Analyst role will be highly motivated and results oriented, together with a superior analytic foundation with a background in numerate discipline (Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Finance, Economics, Supply Chain Management) and have demonstrated the ability to find creative solutions to problems and means of improvement and collaborate with partners to drive results.

    Experience of data analysis using large consumer databases and using VBA and SQL would be advantageous.

    Job Offer

    A competitive salary and benefits package is on offer for the Inventory Analyst role, based in Leicestershire.

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