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Cosmetics Inventory Control Manager

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Santa Fe Springs, United States

  • Exciting DC Inventory Control Manager Role with Global Cosmetics Company!

  • Must have Consumer Goods Distribution Center Inventory Management Experience!

About Our Client

In just under 8 years, my client has established themselves as one of the top color cosmetic brands in the world. With products sold in over 3,000 stores in 25 countries, my client is rapidly expanding their product line in 2020. With a worth of over $400 million annually, it is vital that an experienced inventory control manager joins the team to oversee and coordinate all functions within the DC.

Job Description

  • Works with staff to ensure that any inventory moves are being properly recorded and executed.
  • Ensures that accurate inventory system records are available to accounting in a timely manner for month end close and reconciliation.
  • Tracks the inventory flow of all seasonal products as applicable.
  • Collaborates with management to continually update SOP's to ensure best practices are published and staff training is provided.
  • Identifies the root cause of any inventory discrepancies and communicates the cause to the Director of Finance and DC management, or other cross-functional members of the leadership team.
  • Reviews the physical inventory count process and ensures inventory accuracy by implementing and overseeing a successful counting process.
  • Provides leadership to an inventory control team working in the distribution center.
  • Identifies, maintains, and monitors inventory control methodologies for continuous improvement.
  • Works with Safety and Loss Prevention Manager to minimize shrinkage in the distribution center.
  • Maintains cycle count schedule assuring accurate and complete count of inventory during cycle counts and year-end inventory.
  • Reviews inventory on a consistent basis for expired and obsolete inventory and communicate results to upper management.
  • Investigates physical inventory discrepancies and correct to ensure alignment between our inventory system and the physical inventory. Reports on inventory activities and variances. Analyzes all proposed inventory adjustments within the system and recommend action.

The Successful Applicant

  • 5+ years of managment experience in distribution center/warehouse operations
  • Proven experience effectively leading an inventory organization
  • Work experience using the Microsoft Suite including intermediate ability with Excel
  • Strong analytical, math, data analysis, listening & communication skills
  • Ability to quickly pick up various software systems and data analysis tools
  • Strong project management and continuous improvement skills
  • Metrics driven mindset
  • Experience with developing or improving inventory management, or warehouse management systems and processes

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary
  • 401K w/ match, vision, medical, dental options
  • 50% off all products
  • Flexible hours
  • Excellent room for growth

More Info / Apply

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