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Inventory Manager

Company:
Black Lion Group
Location:
Lagos, Nigeria
Salary:
100000
Posted:
November 29, 2016
Description:

Job brief

We are looking for a competent Inventory Manager to monitor and report on the company’s inventory. Your job is important since the efficient handling of the company’s products and supplies is critical for the attainment of business goals.

A successful inventory manager is a reliable professional with excellent record-keeping abilities. They possess great attention to detail and a business mindset.

The goal is to ensure that all business operations have adequate material to achieve their objectives.

Responsibilities

Devise ways to optimize inventory control procedures

Inspect the levels of business supplies and raw material to identify shortages

Ensure product stock is adequate for all distribution channels and can cover direct demand from customers

Record daily deliveries and shipments to reconcile inventory

Use software to monitor demand and document characteristics of inventory

Place orders to replenish stock avoiding insufficiencies or excessive surplus

Analyze data to anticipate future needs

Evaluate suppliers to achieve cost-effective deals and maintain trust relationships

Collaborate with warehouse employees and other staff to ensure business goals are met

Report to upper management on stock levels, issues etc.

Requirements

Proven experience as inventory manager or similar position

Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods

Working knowledge of inventory management software (e.g. ERP)

Ability to accurately track inventory and create reports

An analytical mind with strong math skills

Excellent organizational and planning skills

Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities

Reliable and trustworthy

BSc/BA in business administration. logistics or relevant field;

Relevant qualifications (e.g. CPIM) will be a plus