Inventory Manager

CPA Recruitment
£30k - £35k per annum
Closing date
24 Oct 2019

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Planning, Purchasing, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Our client is an established family owned company supplying clients worldwide with exceptional customer service. Their core values of honesty and integrity are at the forefront of everything they do, ensuring they continue to develop and evolve. They are now looking for an Inventory Manager to join their expanding business.


Job Role

The successful applicant will be responsible for the end-to-end forecast, inventory and stock replenishment of approx. 4,000 food products across the entire Contract Distribution Division. You will need to maintain accurate forecasts, review stock levels, plan in advance with suppliers and work with the rest of Procurement team to ensure timely and accurate delivery.



  • Manage stock across multiple locations, ensuring the correct levels are adhered to and the replenishment process across the supply base is correct
  • Help drive sales and availability through effective long-term planning with suppliers, new product development and range changes
  • Build a culture of strong communication, support and expertise
  • Encourage and embrace new ways of working and operational changes that deliver better availability for all customers
  • Create strong relationships with suppliers and supply chain planners
  • Liaise with Senior Procurement personnel to on contracts within the private and public sector
  • Monitor supplier performance, addressing poor service levels through the correct channels
  • Adhere to the standard processes across the procurement team and document all relevant knowledge in relation to your role
  • Report stock levels on a monthly basis


Personal Profile

  • Exposure in a procurement/contract management/sourcing/supplier relationship environment
  • Ability to analyse industry data and communicate across the business
  • Strong verbal and written skills with a good level of computer literacy, Excel in key
  • Able to adapt to change
  • Customer focussed, support led approach
  • Build strong relationships and act with integrity
  • Energetic and willingness to learn and develop
  • Positive outlook
  • Flexible and approachable
  • Willing to learn and adapt


Ref Code: FMW38740


Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.


International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Contact Us
  • Eclipse House
  • 20 Sandown Road
  • WD24 7AE
  • GB
  • 020 8203 1000
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