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Inventory Control Associate I

Primary Location , OSTRAVA, Czechia, 72000 Job ID R23007072

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Job Description:

As central inventory controller you work in a team that is geographically dispersed managing the inventory for the UPS L&D Post Sales network in the EMEA region. Summary of the scope of business:

  • Network geographically including Europe, Middle East and Africa – everything between Kazakhstan and Iceland, between Lapland and South Africa
  • Serving > 80 customers
  • Storage of > 7.5 M parts
  • Spread over > 250 DC & FSL in > 60 countries

Considering the spread of the network you will not be having physical contact with the stock but you will be the first point of contact of both our customers as well as our network’s DC and FSL OPS teams. Communication will go by phone, email or digital conferencing where you will maintain close professional communication with all parties involved. Your main daily instruments are the several UPS SPLUS systems (Oracle, BOBJ, WMS and RTM) where you will spend a significant amount of time analyzing discrepancies, making adjustments and creating reports. From day 1 you will be challenged to keep cross training tasks within the team to ensure a good general coverage of activities within the team, allowing a healthy work-life balance and a good workload spread during other team members’ holidays. The network being mu lti-national means your English is fluent both written and verbally.

Your average day:

  • Capture network OPS inventory issues and guide them in finding resolution
  • Work on ad hoc customer inventory requests
  • Initiate and organize the auditing of inventory in the network (cycle counts and wall to wall counts)
  • Produces and improves management reports showing inventory levels, count results, error categories and root causes of inaccuracies
  • Work closely together within the team and ensure to help each other out
  • Organize regular meetings with key network under performers to discuss poor performance root causes and corrective actions
  • Initiates process and system improvements to decrease probability of occurrence of stock inaccuracies
  • Assists customer and/or customer auditors with periodical stock reconciliation
  • Support the network during stock moves
  • Support the implementations team during customer implementations

Your skillset:

  • MBO/HBO educational level with logistics operations experience
  • Fluent in English – both written and verbally
  • Above average amount of Microsoft Excel skills – VBA skills is a pre
  • You are proactive and have strong analytical and communicative skills
  • You are able to adapt quickly to new challenging situations

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