Inventory Control Manager


Los Angeles, Petaluma California

3 year(s)

Job Description
The Inventory Control Manager would be responsible for monitoring, supporting, and executing all tasks related to inventory management while developing and implementing inventory control procedures. This position will cover stock movements across all locations.

• Create and ensure policies and procedures that guarantee effective inventory controls on all stock activities across all channels and ensure internal compliance to maintain highest level of inventory accuracy within the network
• Research and identify solutions to improve efficiency or implement new systems to manage stock and enhance inventory controls while establishing best practices
• Monitor and support with all inventory movement types across retail and wholesale warehouses including but not limited to: Stock Adjustments, Intercompany and Non-I/C Transfers, Returns, Discrepancy resolution, Purchase Orders, Receipts, Consolidations
• Identify, research, and resolve inventory variances/errors and monitor negative stock on hands
• Analyze inventory in-transit from factory to distribution center to retail stores and investigate shipping delays
• Manage Stock in Holding locations
• Support Loss Prevention department with investigations regarding stock movements
• Planning, analyzing, physical inventory results in partnership with Finance, Operations
• Develop reporting on inventory metrics to monitor performance
• Create KPIs reporting to analyze and properly track stock and ensure visibility
• Support with inventory related annual audit inquires
• Build productive partnerships and collaboration with all stakeholders (Finance, Brand Managers and Group Operations teams and Planning)
• 3+ years’ experience in inventory, distribution and operational retail roles required
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance or related field required
• Advanced Excel skills required
• Must be current on inventory control methods and procedures, as well as applicable federal and state rules and regulations
• Ability to drive process improvements and develop systemic processes, get results and bring issues to closure, while applying a continuous improvement mindset to all work streams
• Must be detail-oriented with strong mathematical and written abilities
• Strong financial and analytical skills
• Ability to communicate effectively to department teams across the organization, cross-functional partners and Leadership Team
• Entrepreneurial approach to assess and proactively improve existing processes with the ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
• Team player attitude, willing to go above and beyond at all times