Inventory Coordinator (58)

Milton Keynes, Thames Valley

Automotive Engineering » Project & Programme


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Explore an exciting opportunity as an Inventory Coordinator in Milton Keynes, collaborating with a renowned industry leader celebrated for its supply chain excellence. In this role, you'll oversee inventory operations, ensuring seamless material flow and adherence to standards. Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, responsibilities include optimising stock management processes, coordinating logistics, and enhancing ERP system effectiveness. Ideal candidates possess experience in materials or production control, proficiency in ERP systems such as SAP or Odoo, and strong analytical skills in Excel. If you're a detail-oriented team player with a proactive mindset, apply now to drive supply chain excellence.

Main Duties & Responsibilities
As an Inventory Coordinator you will take a hands-on role in making sure the business has all the products, materials, equipment and supplies needed to operate efficiently in ways that are aligned to established policies and standards. You will also oversee inventory management processes and resolve any issues that arise.
Reporting, Location & Travel
This role reports to the Supply Chain Manager and is an office-based role in Milton Keynes. There is minimal requirement for travel, national or international.

Key Responsibilities
Responsibilities include, although are not limited to the following:
• Ensuring materials requirements are clearly identified and communicated to the Supply Chain Team
• Creating efficient mechanisms for stock management and materials scheduling
• Ensuring the speedy and accurate processing of PO receipts, MOs and dispatches
• Arranging logistics for Returned goods
• Improving packaging, reducing waste, cost and environmental impact
• Improving storage and stock management
• Developing materials categorisation and coding
• Leading annual stock-takes and perpetual inventory checks
• Contributing to the development of the effectiveness of the ERP system
• Eliminating data errors and their sources and develop error checking reports

Relevant Skills & Competencies
Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate the following relevant skills and competencies:
• A positive, professional attitude and a desire to complete tasks to the highest standard, with excellent attention to detail
• A team player willing and able to collaborate actively and effectively with colleagues, gaining respect from those around them
• A good communicator at all levels, with excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Self-motivated with a proven ability to perform under pressure

Relevant Knowledge & Experience
Candidates should assess their suitability against the following essential and/or desirable relevant knowledge and experience:
• Demonstrable experience of materials or production control in an engineering or electronics environment
• Experience of using an ERP system (ideally SAP, Odoo)
• Familiar with MS office applications
• Able to analyse data using Excel
• Able to provide examples of having implemented improvements within Supply Chain

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