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Inventory Analyst

Hochiki Europe are pleased to advertise a new role to the business, a Inventory Analyst to work between the Warehouse and Supply Chain Departments. The successful candidate will oversee the replenishment and storage of goods, ensure accurate maintenance of stock levels, review and generate process controls and support continuous improvement within the Supply Chain team to meet the needs of the business.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Maintaining accurate records of inventory according to the set standards
  • To achieve stock holding in line with company budgets and manage stock demands in line with the business requirements
  • Work alongside production to ensure manufactured products are of consistent quantity
  • Produce management information and KPI reports accurately
  • Reconcile any stock discrepancies and take appropriate action to ensure these are avoided to aim for zero stock outages or ‘lost stock’  
  • Responsible for performing cycle counts of stock and reporting on the results
  • Supervise the maintenance of the store rooms and other arrangements of stock in the warehouse to ensure these are well organized   
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives through work flows and work instructions
  • Work alongside the Warehouse & Goods In Team Leaders to ensure that SOP’s are followed for Stock management  
  • Responsible for NPI from a materials perspective
  • Analyzing data and producing accurate reports
  • Attend regular inter-departmental scheduling meetings
  • Reviewing SAP purchase requests to maintain agreed stock levels and securing highest accuracy of all Supply Chain data
  • Review the re-labeling process to improve efficiency
  • Implement a process for the control and reduction of outside storage
  • Review of SLOB (slow moving & obsolete stocks) reduction

Person Specification


We are looking for individuals who are highly motivated and have a passion to contribute to the success of Hochiki. In addition to this, you will possess the following:



  • Essential: GCSE’s at A-C in Mathematics, English and Science
  • Desirable: Stock Control specific qualification



  • Essential: 1-2 years in a similar role, ideally within manufacturing   
  • Desirable: Producing inventory control models



  • Essential: Health and Safety basic understanding
  • Desirable: WMS


Technical skills

  • Essential: Computer Literate with knowledge of Windows & Excel operating system
  • Desirable: SAP knowledge

To apply for this role, please email a copy of your CV to

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