National Inventory Manager

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Supply Chain/Procurement
  • Business Group:Stramit
  • Location:Knoxfield
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  • Closing Date:11 Apr 2023


Values Based
We know that great people get things done.  Our values guide our decision making, and we know we are all better together.  We believe all injuries are preventable and we never walk past – we speak up and take action.  Our people share ideas and are encouraged to have a go. We anticipate and create solutions for our customers and we’re very proud to be Australian Made.

We’re currently on the lookout for a National Inventory Manager.

Key focus & responsibilities
In this pivotal role, you will manage our inventory activity throughout the business.  Using your experience and influencing skills to achieve KPI’s through the inventory and purchasing team nationally.  You will identify solutions to ensure continuity of supply while balancing the need to mitigate supply risks.  
  • Maintaining inventory continuity of supply within company targets to achieve DIFOTIS levels and Days of Inventory nationally
  • Managing the tactical relationship with our main supplier, Bluescope
  • Drive inventory strategy, set and manage national inventory policies.
  • Oversee and manage import product process and purchases and supplier relationships
  • Ensure data integrity and process adherence throughout the inventory and purchasing chain
  • Organise and co-ordinate annual national stocktake across all sites simultaneously
  • Oversee and coach national cycle counting process driving process improvement towards agreed KPI levels
  • Complete Weekly / Monthly KPI reporting as required
  • Mange product introductions and deletions
  • Drive SLOB stock reduction activities

What is in it for you?
You will be joining an iconic Australian brand that is constantly evolving.  With our grit, determination and relentless pursuit for excellence, we are constantly on the lookout for design and innovation enhancements to improve built landscapes. With a team that blends years of experience with youthful curiosity, we are searching for a team player to build our future together.

We commit to:
  • Empowering you to shape the transformation of our business;
  • Working with you to chase your career aspirations
  • Ongoing education and cross functional collaboration;
  • FLEXit – our flexible work program that enables you to balance your own work/life priorities
  • Diversity & Inclusivity – embracing everyone, we all have our own story to tell
  • Offering market leading benefits including 24 weeks parental leave with full pay or 52 weeks at half, Great corporate partner discounts, Learning Academy Development and So much More!!

What does success at Stramit look like?
You are a change champion, you challenge the status quo and you inspire others. You are a problem solver, ready to roll up your sleeves and you think big. You shape the future, rather than stand on the sidelines.  You are hardwired for connection, curiosity, and engagement. You crave purpose and have a deep desire to create and contribute. You shine when empowered, being held to account to deliver and exceed. You take calculated risks, embrace vulnerabilities and are unique. You are seeking a challenge, an opportunity to make an indelible mark and a once in a lifetime career path. 

Let’s grow and build something that matters for future generations – together!

We are on the lookout for;
  • Strong experience in inventory management and understanding of MRP systems
  • Commercial acumen along with negotiation and influencing skills
  • Strong customer service ethic, both internal and external
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the business
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Logical thinker and can-do problem solver
  • Ability to work with ambiguity and complexity in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to identify improvements and implement them
  • Strong computer literacy, excel skills
  • Values based – Protect, Better Together, Be Bold, Customer Leading

So, if you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch. We'd love to have a chat and see if you could be a great fit to grow an exciting career with Stramit!