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Head of Inventory

Logistics done differently.


Are you an experienced Inventory Manager or Head of Inventory looking for your next challenge? Do you like the idea of working in fast-paced e-commerce environment? Do you want to work for a company that will allow you to grow and develop your career?


We have been awarded a new contract in Northampton within our eCommerce business unit with one of the hottest apparel retailers in the UK and oversees, and we are looking for a Head of Inventory who can come in and deliver stock strategy projects within a fast-moving, start-up environment.


Pay, benefits and more:


We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £55,000 per annum. In addition, we offer 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), as well as the option to buy additional days. You’ll have access to a variety of high street discounts, as well as a cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension, and many other perks.


What you’ll do on a typical day:


  • With responsibility for the day to day management of the inventory function, you’ll manage and maintain an active SKU base across the fulfillment centre and support sites
  • You’ll be maintaining stock accuracy and integrity in line with contractual requirements, minimising stock loss through investigation and resolution of errors
  • Assist the Operations Manager in the budgeting process by providing information and recommendations for savings or improvements
  • Review forecasts and ensure appropriate staffing and equipment levels are maintained


What you need to succeed at GXO:


  • Previous inventory management experience, preferably within an eCommerce environment
  • Experience of delivering Stock Strategy projects within a fast-moving environment, along with in-depth knowledge of inventory processes and stock management
  • Strong IT skills, especially in Excel, access, and Red Prairie
  • Experience of working to set time-scales and deadlines whilst maintaining a professional and courteous manner


Be part of something big.


GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here. 

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