Inventory Control Specialist

Recruiter
Burberry
Location
Vineland, United States
Posted
25 Jun 2021
Closes
25 Oct 2021
Ref
147166-en_US
Function
Marketing
Level
Manager
INTRODUCTION

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.

JOB PURPOSE

To support all aspects of the distribution centre to maintain accurate inventory levels. Ensure that products are conforming with the agreed standards and non-compliances are dealt with effectively to avoid delays and shipment of products to the customer. Improve processes to prevent recurring issues resulting in inventory discrepancies.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Utilize Warehouse System (SAP) in order to successfully execute all daily aspects of the inventory operations
• Interact and maintain positive relationships with all levels of management and union employees
• Timely and Accurate Posting of Cycle Count results and Inventory transactions. Analysis, reconciliation and reporting of discrepancies
• Monitoring of ageing inventory, perform root cause analysis, and work with management to develop permanent solutions
• Achieve established average per hour (APH) counting goals while ensuring accuracy and integrity of the data collected in all inventories worked
• Record key data and provide regular reporting/metrics internally, and to external finance teams
• Assist the Team Leader with providing direction to Inventory Control associates
• Serve as a back up to the Team Leader during their absence
• Responsible for ensuring inventory records and transaction activities associated with movement of material are accurately recorded in SAP
• Responsible for the integrity, accuracy and control of all in-house materials/inventories by performing daily audits and physical inventory counts
• Assist with physical inventory count process and investigate/resolve any errors or discrepancies
• Maintain and compute inventory balance by running and preparing reports of inventory balances, shortages and discrepancies on a weekly basis
• Run expiring reports and remove expired inventory
• Perform material swaps
• Adhere to all company policies and procedures

PERSONAL PROFILE

QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS
• Excellent attention to details with strong follow through
• Self-motivated, requiring little to no supervision
• Results driven and takes accountability
• Must be able to read, write and speak English
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule/overtime as needed (before/after shift/weekends)
• Must be able to lift up to 50lbs
• Must be able to work in hot and cold conditions.
EXPERIENCE
• SAP experience preferred
• Previous Inventory Control Experience
• Experience working in a distribution environment preferred
• Experience with RF equipment preferred
• Experience with Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)
• Intermediate or better in Excel (Pivot tables, write formulas, create metrics)

BEHAVIOURS
• Be humble, supportive, and use positive motivation to inspire performance
• Adaptable to work well independently as well as part of a team
• Use effective communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written, to achieve goals
• Embrace change, rise to challenges, and be flexible in prioritizing and multi-tasking

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