Global Inventory Manager/Procurement Supervisor
TMBSan Fernando, CA
Full Time Job
We are currently seeking a Global Inventory Manager/Procurement Supervisor.
The Global Inventory Manager is responsible for overseeing Inventory/Purchasing in a multi-location, international, distribution environment. This includes maintaining appropriate inventory levels through our inventory software SBT, forecasting, review of sales trends and demands, and supervision of Inventory Operatives.
Duties and Responsibilities:
-Responsible for daily analysis and execution of the procurement process
-Ensure correct distribution of items throughout the TMB locations ensuring to use the most economical shipping methods appropriate
-Monitor and update key factors including supplier lead-time, minimum order quantities, reorder points and safety stock levels
-Supervise staff to ensure PO's are placed timely, and support functions are completed
-Communicate with Sales on lead times, stocking quantities, pricing or any other sales related query, providing excellent customer service to internal customers
-Approve and inspect product returns from customers
-Daily correspondence with domestic and international vendors
-Relationship building with customers and vendors
-Ensure all PO's are active and current, no expired PO dates
-Negotiate lead times and pricing while communicating through email and phone to multiple domestic and international vendors
-Answer daily interoffice emails delegating when possible
-Communicate with vendors as needed
-Manage, monitor and maintain TMB stock consigned at off-site premises
-Manage item classes and assign new products accordingly; create new item classes when necessary
-Perform BOM global item replacements
-Manage daily cycle counts, investigate discrepancies and adjust per procedure
-Investigate & adjust inventory discrepancies timely in SBT, per procedure
-Manage vendor returns timely
-Run weekly negative inventory report, investigate and fix errors
-Organize and ensure proper turnover of all product, focusing on SMI being reduced
-Update standard costs in SBT
-Responsible for UK and US Stockchange Meeting agendas and prompt update of Stockchange logs after the meetings
Supervision and Management of local/ remote Inventory Operatives as follows:
-Enter and place PO or WO with any/all vendors as needed to back up I/O
-Ensure no expired PO or WO exists. Counsel I/O as needed to obtain this standard
-Ensure that proper communication with company personnel regarding order re-dates is maintained/monitored
-Ensure daily over allocation reports are ran and I/O placing proper stocking PO
-Manage, inspect and sign off product returns from customers as needed
-Manage intercompany transfers
-Attend weekly meetings; contribute to overall success of department functionality
-Attend weekly sales meeting while bringing requests for stock change to help maintain and manage efficient and economical stocking levels based upon current sales trends
-Liaise with all inventory auditors
-Any duties as assigned by the supervisor
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
-Must have a degree in Inventory Management, Finance or Accounting. Or 5 years' experience in Inventory Management in lieu of degree
-5-10 years of experience working as an inventory planner/buyer/analyst in manufacturing or distribution setting preferred
-Previous experience in logistics, warehouse, or other related field
-Experience as a manager or supervisor
-Strong leadership qualities
-Strong attention to detail and ability to manage projects within required deadlines
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Proven ability to work highly effectively with senior leaders
-Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, HOT RUSH SERVICE NORMAL environment
-Must be a proactive, self-directed leader comfortable with making decisions swiftly
Excellent analytical abilities. Ability to persevere through challenges. Strong attention to detail. Knowledge of SBT Inventory software system is a plus. Strong communication and leadership skills.
Why Work Here?
Great culture and benefits!
TMB offers products and services to entertainment production and staging professionals worldwide. Formed in 1983 as the first one-stop supply network for touring professionals, TMB services a worldwide market from offices in Los Angeles, London, New York, Toronto and Beijing. TMB supplies rental companies, dealers, manufacturers and architectural lighting specifiers/designers anywhere on the globe with anything and everything they need - when they need it! TMB is a full service company providing technical help, customer service, and follow-up. Friendly reliable service is TMB's trademark - every order gets Rush Service Normal treatment with no added cost.
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