Supply & Inventory Manager Eastpak F/M

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We’re looking for an outstanding Supply & Inventory manager to join our team of Eastpak in Antwerp. 

Let’s talk about the role!    

As Supply & Inventory Manager you balance the supply and demand in such a way that maximizes product availability towards customers, while keeping inventory levels within company guidelines.

Primary accountabilities:

  • Maximize product availability towards customers whilst ensuring that inventory levels (days on hand-, year end -, distressed- and potential distressed inventory…) are kept within company targets;
  • Make monthly purchases taking sales forecast, inventory, open purchase orders, sales intro dates, production lead times, capacity and financial inventory constrains into account;
  • Work closely together with VF Asia product acquisition to reserve appropriate levels of key raw materials, hardware components and trims for the next 6 to 12 months;
  • Work closely together with VF Asia product acquisition to reserve capacity at vendors and take corrective actions if needed;
  • Work closely together with the demand planners to ensure sales forecasts are reviewed continually and take any remedial action necessary
  • Provide detailed monthly analysis of inventory, production and sales and take any remedial action necessary;
  • Continuously improve the planning process;
  • Check and approve Eastpak purchase and liability invoices in system
  • Manage and supervise the work of the Supply & Inventory Coordinator and Supply & Inventory Planner;
  • Prepare input for weekly and monthly meetings (Supply S&OP review);
  • Maintain regular communication with sales, customer service, finance, VF Asia product acquisition, inbound and warehouse personnel, thus ensuring a good reciprocal flow of information
  • Back-up for other team members

  What you need to succeed?

  • At least 5 years of experience in planning/inventory management
  • Strong analytical skills, number driven
  • Coaching and developing others
  • Good communicator and problem solver. Proactive, able to prioritize , accurate and deadline driven. Able to  keep the helicopter view to report on  challenges and  opportunities. Team player eager  to contribute to the team goals.

What’s in it for you?

  • Career ownership, enabling you to build your knowledge and experience across different brands and even different countries;
  • A supportive feedback-based culture where respect and integrity guide us in what we do;
  • Tailored training. From a thorough induction to ongoing online and face-to-face training, we are committed to helping you grow, both professionally and personally;
  • An inclusive environment where people of diverse backgrounds, lifestyles and nationalities love working together.

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