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Inventory Associate

  • Department: Distribution
  • Location: Thatcham
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: VAC- 12239

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Our Thatcham distribution centre is looking for an Inventory Associate to join our Inventory Control team. The successor of this role will play a key role in our daily operation, managing our inventory for the whole distribution centre, and work to troubleshoot and improve the accuracy and daily delivery of our SAP inventory platform.

As this role is an integral part of our daily operation you will work Monday to Friday, working 37.5 hours per week - no shift work. You will work collaboratively with other departments as well as independently deliver your own projects and investigations into integrity issues.

The salary for this position is £20,075.88 per annum.

About Us

Our distribution centre is a vital part of the Harrods success story, and you are one step closer to joining a world class team based in Thatcham. Our 340,000 square foot warehouse is at the heart of our international distribution service and a key cog in ensuring a seamless experience for our customers and our stakeholders. We pride ourselves on precision and daily excellence, always striving to adapt and improve.  

About You

You'll be self-driven with excellent attention to detail and a motivation to maintain the data integrity of our warehouse inventory. You will be an experienced distribution worker, accustomed to working with high inventories and fast-moving daily operations. You will have experience of working with SAP and partnering with other departments to meet mutual goals and KPIs. You will have insight and understanding of Food Safety Regulations and our own Harrods quality standards and be a trusted individual to deliver to these consistently.

As an Inventory Associate you will be responsible for managing the perpetual inventory counts for the whole distribution centre. You will be required to create documents in SAP, activate and then count the documents. You will then run a variance report to show the differences between the stock counts. Working within a team you will also complete targeted checks on areas with known integrity issues to discover the underlying cause for the issue, with a view of improving stock integrity throughout the business.

You will also be expected to comply with Food Safety Regulations and Harrods quality standards, and adhere to, and always uphold strict Health and Safety standards.

Our promise to you

If you are looking to take the next step in your career with a dedication to distribution logistics in a role that addresses real business operational challenge, this role will open doors for you. As well as training and on the job learning to ensure you continue to grow, we offer great pathway opportunities to develop your career into either specialised roles or expands your customer service career horizons.

More immediately, you’ll benefit from an excellent benefits package, including a company pension, flexible working, 22 days’ holiday and your birthday off, up to 33% in-store discount and a season ticket loan.

Uniquely you

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes, and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook, or Instagram

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