Inventory and Materials Manager
- Post Date:29th October 2021
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Domino Printing Sciences provides industrial printing expertise and reliable solutions to help the world’s manufacturers be sustainable and cut waste, while attracting, informing, and protecting consumers. Global manufacturers across the food and beverage, life sciences, personal care, agrochemical, and industrial sectors trust Domino to support them with innovative coding, marking, and digital printing solutions. Our products help ensure the success of manufacturers’ products by allowing them to create differentiated packaging, protect against counterfeiting, and ensure governmental and regulatory compliance. From best before dates on eggs, to serialised identifying codes on medicines, to batch codes on electronic components, to competition codes in confectionery, Domino helps to enable product safety, improved supply chain management and brand protection.
About the Role
This role will be responsible for managing inventory levels in Liverpool and our European Hubs, proactively planning, and reacting to changes in the supply chain. Ownership of inventory ERP changes concerning new part setup and maintenance of inventory parts, BOMs, and MPR/MPS. Hands-on approach to maintaining and developing inventory processes and KPIs. Assisting with negotiations of supply contracts, researching new material sources, and managing supplier performance.
Key responsibilities include:
- Provide effective leadership of the day-to-day operations of your team, meeting customer requirements and efficiency targets
- Support the business by completing compliance checks and internal audit activities for the department/function
- Ensure the integrity and accuracy of stocks through cycle counts and management of related KPIs, driving targets and performance to ensure we deliver on time and in full
- Set up and implement the engineering change control/order process with regard to all communications with suppliers, managing any purchasing related changes through production and minimising the cost of change through redundant stock disposal or obsolescence
- Analyse financial reporting and monthly stock audits ensuring adequate safety stocks are in place
- Manage risk and identify new opportunities within the existing supply that reduce cost, waste and line disruption
Domino is investing in a continuous improvement culture, adopting Lean practices. You can expect to be part of a team solving complex problems, whether that’s with our mechanical manufacturing equipment or justifying and implementing capital projects.
You will be degree educated and have significant inventory and warehouse management experience and knowledge within a chemical manufacturing environment. You should be passionate about our customers (internal and external), people and processes with a strong desire to continuously develop and improve manufacturing methods within a challenging working environment.
You will be competent in all Microsoft office packages and ERP systems such as Oracle (preferred), SAP or other similar systems and you should have advanced excel skills. You will have the ability to effectively multitask difficult operations, thinking creatively to solve problems and have the tenacity to drive through to a solution.
Due to the nature of this role the successful candidate will need Aviation Security Clearance. Therefore Aviation Background checks as specified by the Civil Aviation Authority – including a DBS check and 5 years’ employment/educational references – will need to be completed before the successful candidate can start the role.
What you can expect
As a talented individual working at Domino you can expect a competitive salary and a generous benefits package, including 25 days basic holiday (with the opportunity to buy and sell), a discretionary bonus, life insurance, medical insurance and access to the Green Car Scheme to name a few! We recognise that flexible homeworking can be beneficial and at Domino we want people to feel able to own the way they work. For many of us this, this might be coming into the office most days, just a couple of times a week, or perhaps fortnightly. What’s important is that we enable you get the best from us and for us to get the best from you, whether that’s from your home office or on site, as long as we continue to collaborate and enable great outcomes for our customers. We are a highly successful company, we’re large enough to offer career development opportunities yet small enough for your contribution to be readily recognised and rewarded. Our culture is built on our core values, Collaboration, Listening, Expertise, Ambition and Responsibility. We think Domino is a great place to work and if you join us, you’ll find yourself part of organisation which really cares about their people, as well as offering challenging and rewarding careers.
Positions may be at an advanced stage of the recruitment process and can close at any time.