Inventory Control Manager-Shenzhen China - DFS361347 in Shenzhen at DFS

Date Posted: 6/24/2019

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Job Description

The ICM is responsible for the accuracy and integrity of DFS Inventory Systems. The ICM assists OCD on logistic management, service standards, inventory and properties within policy, procedural and budgetary guidelines. The ICM needs familiarize with company objectives, distribution center functions and contributes to ensure achievement of these and to ensure the accuracy and DFS inventory Reporting in terms of cost, margin and Stock on Hand. The ICM is the key contact between DFS Merchandising team (both global and local), Global DC and partner’s Operations team in terms of all orders fulfillment. Actively follow through all shipment status. To continually look for procedural enhancements that will improve throughput, efficiency, shipment lead time, fulfillment rate and optimal level of stock on hand. Ensure all merchandise record is accurately recorded and achieve department and operation daily level of service standards, without compromising on performance standards and within budget commitments.

Key Responsibilities:

• Implements procedures and controls to assure the accuracy of all DFS Inventory Reporting Systems in terms of cost, margin and on hand quantity within the department control. Provides accounting systems control and develop new systems where applicable.
• Reviews reports for accuracy prior to distribution to Corporate office and senior management.
• Ensures account reconciliation of all General Ledger accounts related to inventory are done timely and accurately.
• Increases the ability of inventory control, reconcile physical inventories, perform cycle counts and assure the accuracy of MCS or any other inventory record system. This includes receipt booking adjustments, monitoring in transit receipt acknowledgment discrepancies, Return-To-Vendor/ damaged goods/lost and stolen merchandise write-offs and SKU-to-SKU transfers.
• Organizes and sets priorities for department responsibilities in conjunction with department goals and objectives.
• Oversees the scheduling and management of the physical inventory process, including the relationship with RGIS or other outside services, or purchase, rental or lease of scanning devices.
• Develops and implements new ideas and training programs to improve productivity for department and region in inventory control.
• To work closely with the merchandising and partner’s operations team on a daily basis to ensure accuracy and efficiency of logistic & inventory control aspects. Other Job Functions or Accountabilities:
• Performs other reasonably related business duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and other senior management as required. Overtime and travel is necessary.
• Proficient at planning, implementation, reconciliation and reporting of all Merchant Common Systems and or other inventory control related projects.

Key Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field; or at least 5 years of related work experience in lieu of degree
• 5 years Accounting, Finance or Inventory Management experience required.
• Managerial experience in a retail environment is highly desirable.
• Working knowledge with Merchant Common System (MCS) preferred
• Basic knowledge and work experience with US Customs preferred.
• Strong Microsoft based applications - Word and Excel required, Access knowledge preferred.
• Strong analytical and organizational skills
• Leadership skills and willing to make decisions
• Strong interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills.
• Must be able to work capably under pressure and react positively to operation and people oriented situations.
• Work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
• Must be able to work well with other personnel at various levels and be team-oriented.
• Able to delegate and manage multiple projects at the same time.
• Self-motivated, deadline oriented.
• Able to handle merchandise during physical inventories, remain on your feet for several hours at a time.
• Able to hold sensitive and confidential materials in strict confidence.
• Accuracy and attention to detail.
• Able to work independently.
• Good problem solving skills.