Inventory Management Specialist - Automobile

Quest Search & Selection


Ref: GP340-2430

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

As an Inventory Management Specialist you will oversee and control inventory levels, ensuring optimal service levels that aligns with business requirements.


* Inventory Control: Competence in overseeing inventory levels, streamlining service optimisation, and organising stock counts.
* Procurement Expertise: Proficient in procuring parts efficiently and managing relationships with suppliers.
* Supply Chain Oversight: Guaranteeing a consistent supply of parts and managing schedules for goods receipt.
* Support for Brand Campaigns: Capable of planning and assisting in brand campaigns as required.
* Compliance with Regulations: Understanding import and distribution regulations and obtaining necessary clearances.
* Reverse Logistics Management: Coordinating parts recalls, overseeing returns, and managing parts claims.
* Financial Management: Skilled in maintaining departmental purchase orders (LPOs), managing invoices, and overseeing business reports. Demonstrated responsibility for P&L management.
* Regulatory Compliance: Familiarity with regulations governing the importation, sale, and distribution of automotive parts, including acquiring required documentation and clearances.
* Data Analysis: Proficient in analysing data to enhance service levels, stock value, and order ratios, enabling informed decision-making.
* Leadership and Team Management: Experienced in leading and motivating teams, conducting training programs, and taking on direct management roles as needed.
* Obtain all necessary documentation and clearances for importation, sale and distribution of parts throughout the dealer networks.



* 6+ years experience In similar role
* Bachelors & MBA preferably, in Logistics & Supply Chain (equivalent)
* Experience in Automotive, Aeronautical, or heavy Trucks and Equipment industries with a good knowledge of spare parts.

We request that candidates apply with their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

About the Company

Quest Search & Selection is a specialist recruitment consultancy with over 20 years' experience in sourcing the world's best candidates for the global Retail, FMCG and Hospitality sectors.

With offices in the UK & Dubai, we have an international presence and a global reach. Our recruiters place candidates locally and internationally for a wide variety of roles focusing on the following areas:

Retail Buying & Merchandising, E-commerce & Digital, Food & Beverage, Hotels, Hospitality & Operations, Retail Stores & Operations, HR & Recruitment, Procurement, Supply Chain & Logistics, Sales & Marketing, Technical and New Product Development.

We work in partnership with our clients who range from famous international brands within the Retail, Restaurant, Hotel and Consumer products space. Our reputation is built on our in-depth understanding of the industry and our consultants' skill, knowledge and passion for their sectors.

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