Inventory Specialist

Location: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago
Role type: Permanent
Contact name: Ellen Walsh
Contact email: ellen.walsh@hrmrecruit.com

Job description

Our client, an Irish Fashion Organisation, is looking for an Inventory Specialist to join their Dublin team on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Head of Omni-Channel Operations The successful candidate will have a strong analytical approach to working.

The Role
You will have, but not limited to, the following responsibilities/activities:

  • Managing the Optimal styles by store by season to support sell through and ensure all Store Tiers are best dressed to represent the brand.
  • Controlling initial allocations of stock depth by store grade in line with stores potential sales
  • Managing the store replenishment in line with sales trends.
  • Recommending and issuing of stock movement transfer orders to ensure stock has the best opportunity to sell through at full margin.
  • Stock movement reconciliation & tracking compliance performance at individual store level and DC.
  • Work with (3PL) & Supply Chain to ensure stock movements are forecasted and prioritised within agreed timelines to ensure stock is back on sale in the correct stores as quickly as possible.
  • In season analysis by store, working closely with the store managers and regional managers to highlight slow moving lines.
  • In season and post season analysis - Analyse sales trends along with stock movement trends and feed back insights to Buying & Merchandise team to support future and use these insights to improve the approach to allocations for future seasons and reduce the need for stock movements.

The Person:

  • At least 3 + years of experience in an Inventory planning role
  • Strong analytic skills and be able to take insights from analysis and share across teams
  • Technical Criteria:
    • Proficiency with ERP systems (e.g., D365)
    • BI tools (e.g. Tableau, Business Objects)
    • Microsoft Office.
  • Strong numeric, data/analytical, financial, and organisational skills.
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Excel at an advanced level.

To learn more, apply online or contact Ellen Walsh with your CV to schedule a confidential discussion.


Ellen Walsh

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