Analytical and commercially astute Stock Control Manager who boasts organizational and presentation skills. I am great problem solver who is open to innovation and change and not afraid to challenge existing structures. On top of this, I possess a strong intellectual curiosity and a desire to dive into problems and data to find actionable solutions. Right now I am looking for a suitable position with a company that is seeking to appoint a talented and experienced individual who gets results.
Skills & Abilities
Methodical approach to figures and reporting.
Solid understanding of inventory related best practice.
Coordinating inventory related projects.
Knowledge of demand and supply planning.
Excellent numerical and logical analytics skills.
Ability to manage multiple tasks through effective prioritization.
Understanding and following work rules and procedures.
Strong organizational, analytical, self-management and goal setting skills.
Stock and Inventory Director
Inditex Group August 2014 - Present
Reports directly to CFO
Direct managing team of 3, and indirect 6 warehouse leads
Oversee the stock analysis on daily basis of 98 stores and 11 regional warehouses, including Ecommerce and Canada
Planning and execution of projects with different stakeholders (Logistics, Store Operations, Transport, Commercial team)
Control and create invoices of sales to third party vendors for all port warehouses; issuing credit notes
Create KPIs reporting for warehouses and stores in order to track the performance and reduce administrative shrink
Coordinate and oversees weekly and monthly inventories in warehouses
Planning and coordinating leftover sales to the dealers and donations to the charities with Country Manager and involving departments
Reporting for monthly and yearly financial closings
System Administrator in Banking (Finance)
Registration of new Vendors/Customers on Company’s Platform and database
Review and negotiate services with new or existing vendors
Work closely with Commercial and Operation Department to improve the quality of administrative stock and controls placed in the store level
Monitor merchandise in transit across the country, transfers between stores and/or warehouses or across different stock platforms
Stock and Inventory Controller
Inditex Group September 2011 - August 2014
Resolved inventory inaccuracies for chain stores by close monitoring using database (57 stores)
Created weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial reports for review.
Partnered with Commercial Directors and Inventory Managers to ensure accurate store inventories
Updated information in systems and managed records to reflect receptions from Spain (twice a week),store transfers, discrepancies, and damages to retain accuracy of store inventories
Created new inventory schedules to address individual store issues
Register new Vendors in Master of Suppliers
System Administrator in Banking (Finance)
Trained all store managers on stock control procedures and policies
Checking negative stock levels of stores and taking necessary precautions to decrease stock discrepancies
Worked closely with the Commercial Directors to plan and execute store replenishment from external warehouses
Conducted monthly, quarterly and yearly inventories of warehouse stock
Prepared ad hoc reports and participation in special projects
Inditex Group (Zara) 2009-2011
Recruited, hired, trained, evaluated and counseled store employees. Schedule, organize and direct assignments.
Developed and implemented employee performance evaluations and improvement plans.
Achieved financial objectives by preparing a monthly/weekly budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
Resolved customer problems or complaints by determining optimal solutions.
Ensured interior and exterior of store is maintained to company standards.
Utilized labor management tools, including effective scheduling to maximize productivity, profitability and margins.
Provided exceptional customer service and ensure the employees also provided the same level of service.
Communicated, executed, and managed merchandising programs.
Conducted regular store meetings.
Maintained adequate store supplies.
Executed and monitored loss prevention and shrink programs.
Managed of all store operational issues, to include store housekeeping, store administrative duties, physical inventories, and price changes.
Berkeley College New York 2005 - 2009
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), General Management Information Systems
HS Stojan Ljubic Serbia
Natural Science Degree in Mathematics