Inventory Controller

Inventory Controller

Brenntag | melbourne, VIC, AU

Posted a month ago

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Our team in Melbourne currently has an opening for a Inventory Controller


Reporting to the 3PLManager, you will be responsible for dailyinventory management, transactions and control and providing analysis andrecommendations for inventory optimisation. Liaising / coordinating with 3PLs you will undertake stock transfers,stock returns, SOP maintenance/creation and analysis of warehousing / inventoryand logistics data.
You will enjoy workingin a fast-paced environment and with cross-functional teams and be resultsdriven. You will be a strongcommunicator with a high attention to detail and enjoy problem solving. You will have proven Microsoft Outlook Excelskills and can juggle and prioritise multiple tasks with a customer focusedapproach.

  • Develop internal analytics, systems, and data management capabilities, including metrics and reports to provide optimal solutions for warehouse stock levels
  • Collect and manage key inventory data to assist with Warehouse slotting and inventory procurement optimisation and to coordinate stock movements in/out of 3PL sites
  • Contribute to operations planning processes including supply / demand forecasting, inventory management and on time delivery
  • Ensure system inventory and batch requirements align with physical inventory levels
  • Manage Warehouse activities to ensure alignment of inventories via cycle counts and stock take reviews, advising reviews and tolerances to warehouse as required
  • Review and investigate damage claims to ensure stock is disposed of, claimed, and or/credited
  • Manage damaged, lost, and expired stock raising adjustments to stocks or shelf-life extensions as required
  • Develop, manage, and maintain all monthly inventory, such as Slow Moving and Obsolete stock reporting and
  • 3PL/logistics reports process documentation
  • Co-ordinate domestic logistic as required with respect to transport and distribution
  • Validate 3PL inventory -v- Company and cycle counts, investigating discrepancies, maintaining recording, and undertaking audit checks
  • Facilitate stock takes
  • Assist with site reviews (e.g., new sites) and chain or responsibility reviews as directed

  • Tertiary qualified in Inventory; Warehouse & Logistics / Supply Chain based studies preferred
  • Detailed understanding of stock control principals
  • Must have a “best practice” customer centric attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage complexity and change in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to communicate and work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders
  • High analytical focus and ability to extract, interpret and report on relevant inventory data sets
  • Ability to work unsupervised, flexibly and under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent planning and time management skills
  • Excellent IT Skills and practical knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

    Our cultureis driven by our values of Safety First, Leadership &Accountability, Employee Involvement & Ownership, Commitment to Excellence,Integrity & Responsibility, Value Creation for Partners. These values are the backbone to our success and help create an inclusive and supportive workplace.
    We valuediversity and look to create an environment where people want to work, feelsupported and empowered to do their best work and can realise their fullpotential.
    This is a greatopportunity for someone who wants to grow and build on their career as well asdeveloping people management skills.
    You will be rewarded with:
    * Being part of a highly recognised global brand name and growth organisation
    * A competitive remuneration and benefits package including laptop, insurance benefits and incentive program
    * Agile working arrangements
    * Career and development opportunities designed to support and develop a successful career