Inventory Analyst / Expert

Job description

  • End-to-end responsibility as subject-matter expert for inventory related processes.
    • develop standards, request and support design metrics, KPIs, tools and dashboards
    • train other stakeholders on the processes and standards
    • lead processes related regular metrics reviews and benchmarking with all FC managers
  • Analysis of daily inventory differences report and communicate issues to the respective fulfillment centers of the zooplus network
  • Monitoring and analysis of the daily inventory corrections and communicate issues to the respective fulfillment centers of the zooplus network.
  • Monitor Cycle count results in the zooplus fulfillment center network.
  • Analyse root causes of inventory corrections and provide resolutions
  • Analysis of cancelled orders due to inventory discrepancies and propose improvement actions to involved departments (e.g. replenishment team, Fulfillment managers, routing team,  ...)
  • Monitor and analyse damage corrections and propose corrective actions.
  • Prepare data for inventory monthly (MBR) and quarterly business reviews (QBR) for the respective fulfilment centers of the zooplus network
  • Drive Continuous improvement of inventory processes in cooperation with cross functional teams
  • Close cooperation with fulfillment centers and cross-functional teams across Europe.     
  • Drive zooplus inventory expectations and quality standards
  • Support new FC launches   
  • Leading and driving projects
  • Conduct process audits Direct reporting to Senior Manager Contract Management Operations

Requirements

  • Degree in logistics and/or inventory specialization or comparable education
  • At least 5 years working experience in a warehouse/fulfillment center and relevant professional qualifications or suitable background experience in controlling inventory
  • Due to the nature of the job, numerical skills are highly preferred and a profound methodological competence in the areas of inventory processes
  • Analytical, process oriented and data driven Excel proficient
  • Knowledge of logistical operations and administrative processes and systems
  • Hands on mentality and willingness to take on ownership
  • Self-starter and result-oriented work attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and stress resistance
  • Excellent in English language spoken & written; German preferable
  • Strong in the areas of planning and organizing and good knowledge of the standard MS Office programs
  • Willingness to travel in Europe.