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Date Added: Thu 21/04/2022

Assistant Inventory Coordinator

King's Lynn, UK
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Company: CSS

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Our client is a leading and award winning toy, gaming and learning aid company which positively influence children's growth and development through the importance of play.
Based in Kings Lynn
Working hours Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Some hybrid hours offered
Competitive salary offered dependent on experience
They are seeking to employ an Assistant Inventory Coordinator reporting directly to the Inventory Manager.
The assistant inventory coordinator will manage & their inventory and the purchasing of stock, taking into consideration forecasts and lead time for deliveries into their warehouse. This role will have the responsibility to ensure that all required documentation is in order and all shipments are tracked to ensure these arrive on time.
Responsibilities and duties include:
Responsible for the management and replenishment of our US and Far East sourced products.
Plan for increased/decreased periods of demand throughout the year.
Co-ordinate with our suppliers to ensure that goods and documentation are received and processed in a timely manner to meet the business demands.
Co-ordinate with forwarders to ensure shipments are on time and any delays are communicated to colleagues and updated within our system.
Setup and maintenance of product codes and associated data.
Making stock adjustments within the system to mirror imagine our 3PL.
Help to implement new and improved processes within the department
Liaise with the Inventory Manager to gain sufficient knowledge to assist in covering various department tasks during times of short-term absence i.e., sickness/holidays.
Skills required for the role
Proficiency in using MS office.
Excellent problem-solving skills.
Strong time management skills.
Self-motivated with strong organisation skills
Confident to make considered decisions independently.
Ability to influence & persuade
Competencies:
Promote teamwork.
Cross functional collaboration (Finance, IT, Marketing, Sales, Creative).
Learn continuously.
Show drive and initiative.
Show adaptability.
Be results orientated.
Leverage innovation.
Analyse issues and act strategically.
Establish trust.
Comfortable to work independently and as part of a team.
Change oriented.
* Previous experience of working in a purchasing role would be advantageous.
Benefits include:
Summer hours ( July & Aug) finish approx. 2pm on Fridays
5% employer pension contribution
Profit share scheme
Wellbeing programmes
Professional training programmes
Private Medical ( after qualifying period)
Summer BBQ, company day out, Christmas party.
Onsite parking
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