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Inventory Control Analyst

Reference
1816229
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
Harlow, GBR
Expiry Date
27/02/2019
Inventory Control Analyst Description At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons,...

Job Description

Inventory Control Analyst

Description

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe.

We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

Summary of the role:

The inventory team is responsible for the stock management of over 22,000 titles. The key role of the team is to ensure that the right amount of stock is in the right place at the right time, working within financial targets to minimize wastage and maximize cash flow.

The inventory controller is responsible for an allocated list of titles and works with business owners to ensure that customer stock availability is maintained. The inventory controller works with all areas of the business to: produce information on critical titles, supply forecasts, organize the shipment of stock and liaise with the Distribution Centre regarding promotional and pack assembly planning.

This is a busy and varied role in an exciting environment. Inventory liaise closely with all parts of the business, consequently this is a department where one can gain a real overview of how the company works, from conception of the product through to it being delivered to the customer. The ability to be able to take responsibility and make decisions is an essential skill requirement for this post.

Responsibilities

  • To work towards achieving stock targets.
  • To produce reporting.
  • To organize the shipment of product.
  • To schedule and monitor ancillary works (promotions and pack make up) with the distribution centre.
  • To work with production to ensure the smooth through flow of work orders.
  • To work with demand planners on forecasting.

Pearson is an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against employees or job applicants and select the best person for each job based on relevant skills and experience.

We are also committed to building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and encouraging equality and diversity.

The information you provide will stay confidential, and be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.

Qualifications

Ideal candidates will have the following skills:

  • Numerate and articulate.
  • Preferably educated to A level standard with good passes in Maths and English at GCSE, or equivalent.
  • Intermediate level Excel.
  • Familiarity data warehouse packages
  • Working knowledge of the business would be advantageous

And will be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

Ability to prioritise workloads.

Organised and methodical, with particular regard to collating and recording data and statistics.

Confidence to liaise at all levels.

Be the kind of person who can spot a potential issue.

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Primary Location: GB-GB-Harlow

Work Locations: GB-Harlow-Kao Park Kao Park London Rd Harlow CM17 9NA

Job: Supply Chain

Organization: Core

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jan 24, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1816229

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.