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  • Inventory Manager

    Posted: 03/02/2021

    The Woolly Thistle is a busy and growing online yarn shop based in West Lebanon, NH. We specialize in sourcing fine yarns from the UK and Europe. We are seeking an experienced full time Inventory Manager to manage all aspects of our inventory management systems including ordering, scheduling, vendor relations, customer service, and handling overseas transportation and customs. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and growing team where your contribution is valued.  Pay commensurate with experience. 

    Duties/Responsibilities:

    • Oversee and update inventory management systems to ensure smooth running of Inventory department. 

    • Inventory cost analysis and identify areas of overspending and savings opportunities

    • Identify inventory discrepancies and work to resolve them

    • Work with Leadership Team to ensure smooth and efficient operations pertaining to inventory flow and problems; manage inventory demands for shop calendar including product launches

    • Regular reporting to CEO regarding inventory status, cycle, discrepancies and other pertinent information as required

    • Maintain inventory management systems and ordering calendar identifying what and when to order

    • Maintain and nurture good vendor relationships

    • Prepare vendor orders for approval and purchase 

    • Organize shipping of orders including international orders working with Customs Brokers, shipping carriers and associated administrative tasks.

    • Consistent review of inventory metrics to ensure milestones and goals are met.

    • Ensure adherence to approved budget.

    • Perform all task related to inventory including Receiving, Counting, incoming stock and handling discrepancies

    • Perform and assist with general maintenance and cleanup of warehouse.

    • Performs additional related duties as assigned.

     

    Required Skills/Abilities:

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    • Excellent interpersonal skills and attention to detail.

    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

    • Thorough understanding of inventory policies and procedures.

     

    Education and Experience:

    • At least three years of experience in related area required.

     

    Physical Requirements:

    • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

    • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.