Inventory Deployment Planner
[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Manufacturing , Category: Transportation & Logistics
Jobs at: Zambian Breweries
Deadline of this Job:
Friday, February 23 2024
Within Zambia , Lusaka, South – Central Africa
The Key Purpose of this role is to optimize inventory levels across the supply chain. To collaborate with various departments, analyse inventory data, and develop deployment strategies to meet customer demand efficiently.
Key roles and responsibilities:
The ideal candidate will be responsible for optimizing inventory levels across the supply chain to meet customer demand while minimizing costs and ensuring timely delivery. As an Inventory Deployment Planner, you will collaborate with various departments to develop and execute effective deployment strategies, monitor inventory performance, and proactively address any challenges that may arise.
- Conduct regular analysis of inventory levels, turnover, and product demand patterns.
- Collaborate with planning and procurement teams to gather relevant data for accurate forecasting.
DEPLOYMENT STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT
- Develop and implement inventory deployment strategies to ensure optimal stock levels and distribution across the supply chain.
- Consider factors such as seasonality, lead times, and production schedules when creating deployment plans.
- Work closely with planning, procurement, and production teams to align inventory levels with anticipated demand.
- Coordinate with logistics teams to ensure timely and cost-effective transportation of goods.
- Identify potential risks to inventory levels and implement contingency plans to mitigate any disruptions.
- Monitor external factors such as market trends, supplier performance, and regulatory changes that may impact inventory deployment.
- Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the effectiveness of inventory deployment strategies.
- Regularly monitor and report on inventory performance, identifying areas for improvement and implementing corrective actions as needed.
- Maintain open communication channels with internal stakeholders to provide updates on inventory status, potential issues, and resolutions.
- Collaborate with suppliers and distributors to optimize inventory flow and address any concerns
Key Attributes and Competencies
- Detail-oriented and analytical
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Proficient in using inventory management software and tools preferable.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment.
- Detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy and efficiency.
- Knowledge of supply chain best practices and industry trends.
- Risk management, and performance monitoring
- Proficiency in inventory management software
- Strategic thinker
- A passion for optimizing inventory processes
- Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, logistics, business, or a related field.
- Experience in inventory planning, deployment, or a related role preferable.
- BAND : VIII
Job Experience: No Requirements
Work Hours: 8
Experience in Months:
Level of Education: Bachelor Degree
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