COVID-19

Inventory Analyst

Full Time

Whistl

Inventory Analyst Northampton

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

This is a fantastic opportunity based at our Northampton depot for an Inventory Analyst working alongside a team of a dedicated colleagues.

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 purpose of this role 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, KPI 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.

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

You will be expected to comply with all Health, Safety, and Environment policies and other relevant regulations ensuring accurate recording and reporting of any incidents, accidents, or near misses.

This role also involves ensuring all processes and procedures within remit are planned and delivered to our operatives to work safely in accordance with best practice and Safe Systems of Work.

This Inventory Analyst role would suit candidates with skills or experience in operational strategy, costing, logistics, MS Office, PowerPoint, and Excel.

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 Inventory Analyst role are 13:30 – 22:00, Monday to Friday, with flexibility over weekends/evening working if and when required in line with business needs.

Essential Skills

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.

Additionally, you’ll require:

  • excellent verbal and written communication skills to influence internal and external stakeholders through clear, concise business cases, disseminate information appropriately through the company hierarchy adapting communication style in line with audience and situation, and communicate effectively with urgency and direction
  • the ability to make clear and clinical decisions based on data and factual evidence in a fast-moving, high-pressure environment
  • the ability to interpret performance data in order to draw conclusions, identify opportunities for improvement, and recommend solutions
  • IT literacy – 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
  • (preferably) experience in stock control and/or warehouse management systems

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

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.

Additionally, you’ll require:

  • excellent verbal and written communication skills to influence internal and external stakeholders through clear, concise business cases, disseminate information appropriately through the company hierarchy adapting communication style in line with audience and situation, and communicate effectively with urgency and direction
  • the ability to make clear and clinical decisions based on data and factual evidence in a fast-moving, high-pressure environment
  • the ability to interpret performance data in order to draw conclusions, identify opportunities for improvement, and recommend solutions
  • IT literacy – 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
  • (preferably) experience in stock control and/or warehouse management systems

COVID-19 Inventory Analyst Northampton

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