COVID-19

Inventory Analyst

Full Time

Whistl

Inventory Analyst Gateshead

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We’re searching for our new colleague to join us as an Inventory Analyst working in our highly motivated, inclusive, and productive fulfilment team that delivers a high-quality, cost-effective service and support our colleagues in transport, commercial teams, and the overall network.

This is brand-new role for our new fulfilment centre based in Gateshead.

Reporting to the Operational Strategy and Costing Manager, the Inventory Analyst is responsible for the integrity of our stock through the planning and coordinating of the optimal storage plans for Whistl fulfilment and each of our clients.

The Inventory Analyst responsibilities will be to ensure the safe and secure storage of client products from put-away through to the picking of orders.

You’ll also be experienced in driving efficiency in operational cost, KPIs measurement with accurate day-to-day planning, guiding the operation through effective communication to achieve best practice, and performing regular analysis to create plans and best possible performance.

You’ll be familiar and comfortable with process management and a target-driven environment which is data-led, coupled with close customer behaviour and focus, adapting your approach to problem-solving and contributing to change projects, ensuing effective cost management is embedded and embraced with all key stakeholders.

This Inventory Analyst role would suit candidates with skills or experience in the following areas: Inventory Analyst, Operational Strategy, Costing, Logistics.

Benefits

  • Enhanced Annual Leave entitlement, starting at 31 days (including public holidays), increasing up to 36 days with long service
  • Access to our prestige Benefits and Rewards Portal including discounts on high-street shopping, days out, entertainment, and food & drink, including popular brands such as Apple, Samsung, and Buyagift.
  • Long Service Rewards: both financial and leave based.
  • Health Cash Plan: in which you can get money back on health treatments such as prescriptions, eye care, dental, and more.
  • Life Assurance Scheme: A scheme that may provide a lump-sum payment should you die whilst employed by the company.
  • Career development opportunities: through E-Learning, Management Development Programmes, and Apprenticeships in which you can gain professional qualifications during working time at no cost to yourself.
  • Access to a well-established Employee Assistance Programme provider, who provides support to our people and their families in areas such as their health and wellbeing.

And other excellent benefits you’d expect from a market leader.

Info

The working hours for this role are 8:30 to 17:00, Monday to Friday.

Essential Skills

Your approach will be collaborative to ensure we make change happen effectively.

We’re looking for someone who will promote our culture of open and honest communication to support positive change and that works on their own initiative to develop tools, equipment, and solutions to enhance the operational performance.

There is a requirement to be client-facing to keep our customer representatives informed, so strong communication skills are essential to identify robust workable solutions and plans.

Additionally, you’ll require:

  • Previous experience in stock control and/or warehouse management systems
  • Able to make clear and clinical decisions based on data and factual evidence in a fast-moving, high-pressure environment.
  • An analytical mindset, with the ability to interpret performance data in order to draw conclusions, identify opportunities for improvement, and recommend solutions.
  • IT literate – proficient in the use of MS Office including intermediate MS PowerPoint, and Excel skills for data analysis and presentation in order to influence business cases e.g. pivot tables, graphs etc.
  • Typically, we would estimate that it would take at least 2 years of stock control team leader experience or similar within an E-commerce environment to acquire the knowledge and skills required for this role. 

About Company

Whistl are a delivery management company providing efficient, high-quality, and competitively priced services across Business Mail, Parcels, Fulfilment and Doordrop Media both in the UK and internationally. Distributing more than 4 billion items annually, we are market leaders in Downstream Access Mail (DSA) services handling over 50% of bulk business mail in the UK.

Whistl is a Disability Confident employer and is committed to equal opportunities for all in all of our employment policies and practices.

Due to the nature of our business, this role may be subject to a basic DBS check.

Essential Requirements

Your approach will be collaborative to ensure we make change happen effectively.

We’re looking for someone who will promote our culture of open and honest communication to support positive change and that works on their own initiative to develop tools, equipment, and solutions to enhance the operational performance.

There is a requirement to be client-facing to keep our customer representatives informed, so strong communication skills are essential to identify robust workable solutions and plans.

Additionally, you’ll require:

  • Previous experience in stock control and/or warehouse management systems
  • Able to make clear and clinical decisions based on data and factual evidence in a fast-moving, high-pressure environment.
  • An analytical mindset, with the ability to interpret performance data in order to draw conclusions, identify opportunities for improvement, and recommend solutions.
  • IT literate – proficient in the use of MS Office including intermediate MS PowerPoint, and Excel skills for data analysis and presentation in order to influence business cases e.g. pivot tables, graphs etc.
  • Typically, we would estimate that it would take at least 2 years of stock control team leader experience or similar within an E-commerce environment to acquire the knowledge and skills required for this role. 

COVID-19 Inventory Analyst Gateshead

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