An Inventory Manager is essential to any Logistics Team. They will be responsible for managing a company’s inventory, ensuring that it never drops below a certain level or begins to overwhelm the available storage. This will be done by recording incoming and outgoing deliveries and working with other team members to monitor current holdings.
Essential parts of an Inventory Manager’s job description:
- Inventory Managers will communicate with other team leads including Warehouse and Logistic Managers to keep a holistic view of delivery dates, delivery inventory and outgoing shipments.
- They will be highly computer-literate, creating and maintaining reports on stock levels that can be shared company-wide.
- Inventory Managers are rapid problem solvers, who can think weeks in advance to ensure the business is never in danger of running out of stock.
- Common employers include factories, warehouses, wholesale retailers and E-Commerce businesses.