Inventory Controller

  • Location
    Liverpool, Merseyside
  • Salary
    £17.00/Hour
  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Planning & Inventory
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Procurement and Supply Chain
  • External Reference
    INVCON

This role is working for a large pharmaceutical manufacturing client. Who are recruiting for an inventory controller on a 12 month contract.


Job Summary:



  • To manage inventory held across Contract Manufacturers and Satellite Warehouse, in partnership with the CMO, Quality Control, Procurement, Planning, and Logistics.

  • To manage SAP Purchase Orders for CMO components and services as required

  • To complete SAP consumption transactions, to align inventory and enable batch genealogy reporting with manufacturing at CMO

  • To continuously review systems, ensure appropriate inventory levels are kept and improve materials availability, whilst minimising cost due to write-offs.


Key Skills:



  • Minimum of 2 years experience working with SAP and in a Supply Chain environment.

  • Experience within the pharmaceutical industry is preferable but not essential.

  • Confident Communicator.

  • Good level of experience using excel.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressured environment.


Responsibilities:





















1.


� Monitor and proactively maintain inventory levels across the business as agreed through


the S&OP process.


� Responsible for raising SAP Purchase orders in accordance with agreed lead times, for both CMO components and services


� Responsible for completing all SAP transactions for consumption and receipt of material at intermediate and finished pack level at the CMO, in the SAP system


� Create delivery schedules and maintain regular tracking of material status in preparation for use in CMO


� Monitor stock receipt and engage with the relevant supplier to ensure all required documentation is received


� Monitor and follow up testing and batch release status of materials at all location




2.


� Provide forecasted material requirements to procurement and external suppliers


� Monitor SAP inventory reports using data from the ERP system and monitor inventory levels to ensure they are aligned


� Proactively ensure inventory reconciliation is continuously maintained through adjustments and transactions with close coordination with Finance.


� Resolve errors and /or discrepancies with inventory transactions on a continuous basis


� Manage short dated or slow moving inventory and items in short supply to implement improvement strategies and corrective actions. Prepare monthly reports summarizing key strategies and actions.


� Management of stock shelf life at CMO and satellite warehouse


� Prepare monthly provision listing with the value of potential write-offs and submit to the


Financial Accountant and the relevant stakeholders.


� Manage all inventory write-offs by gaining approval from relevant internal stakeholders


according to the relevant SOP's.




3.


� Work collaboratively with Manufacturing CMO's and Planning to analyse actual vs planned usage, manage purchasing parameters and inventory plans following item usage/planning


� Analyse internal demand and external supplier parameters to develop and implement ordering strategies to achieve optimal inventory levels across business


� Forward analysis of future scenarios and 'what if' solutions


� Regularly review safety stock, inventory levels and replenishment for all items


� Develop and prepare KPI reports to provide a health check on Inventory across the business


� Responsible for ownership and periodic review of Site Operating Procedures that are


specific to the role




4.


� Conduct and participate in projects as directed


� Evaluate and make recommendations for improving Supply Chain systems and processes


� Participate as required in the integration activities


� Support the site pandemic requirements


� Working closely with procurement to facilitate component negotiation with suppliers


� Perform other duties as assigned.





And other job duties that may be assigned from time to time.


� provide holiday & absence cover as well as support when needed across the supply chain team



Hours of work are Monday - Thursday 8am - 4.45pm and Friday 8am - 1pm, a total of 37.5 hours per week.


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Please apply with your CV to: andrea redmond