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Inventory management specialist


Shanghai, SH, CN, 201814

Req ID 22835 Shanghai, China


  • Demand analysis & forecasting
    • Analysis demand history and build forecast using forecasting tools, marketing intelligence and sales events
    • Achieve forecast accuracy targets with continuous improvement.
    • Achieve customer stock availability targets with continuous improvement.
    • Prepare ISO for new product launch and follow up
  • Material requirement planning & Purchase order actions
    • Plan the material requirement planning and release purchase orders to suppliers at right time, right quantities and right cost according to procedure and working instruction.
    • Check/Review/Analysis weekly purchase order action messages for expedite; cancel; defer from suppliers for open purchase orders to fulfil customer demand and improve stock availability/budget.
    • Weekly review issue list and guarantee the actions taking
  • Inventory Management
    • Set up safety stock quarterly to ensure materials shortage based on the forecast fluctuation, supplier lead time, supplier performance and customer service level
    • Continuous optimizing inventory structure by reducing obsolete /excess stock/slow movers and improving fast moving parts inventory level
    • Drive the best practice process through cross departments & functions and ensure the scrap schedule achieved.
    • Ensure monthly inventory projection by reviewing PO received status and sales status and make adjustment
  • Supplier Delivery Performance and Relations
    • Weekly review supplier backlog and conduct improvement & recovery actions
    • Review DPI performance monthly with each supplier (visit / conference call / email etc) for better understanding of requirement & situation and better coordination in both sides.
  • Monitoring & Reporting
    • Root cause analysis for failure of KPI results and actions, monitor for continuous improvement

Other tasks assigned by manager


Be part of our ZF team as Inventory management specialist and apply now!


Yingjun Guo

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