About the role:
As the Inventory Specialist, you will be responsible for supporting and leading the Stores administrative and Stock management process.
You will be responsible for carrying out administrative duties to which include data input, filing and email management and supervising the stocktaking activities across the 3 local distribution sites which are Kidlington, Highworth, Swindon Distribution Centre.
You will have direct responsibility for returns process and onboard returns from Gangs and Warehouse Operators to SAP Workforce Management (WM) and support and develop processes to the warehouse operatives to perform their day to day activities.
You will also need to develop the team in use the of SAP as SAP WM super User by a having an understanding of SAP WMS whilst using it to invoke issues &
receipts from Vendors into stores and supporting the Operative team as part of the warehouse operative role using a RFID handheld device.
To maintain adequate resources in consumables to manage SAP WMS hardware as well as helping to support colleagues with use of the system.
To investigate variable’s and advise to LM.
To provide assistance with material labelling and system labelling where required.
Provide additional resilience to call out rota for 4 sites where necessary and manage this rota.
Provide focal point of engagement with IA on all TW issues.
Comply with H&
S and safeguarding process at all times.
Provide support to line manager with the support of coaching, mentoring &
appraising of TW employees as required.
To be successful you will have the following skills and experience:
Excellent verbal and written skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to drive through new processes and embed these into the function
Familiar with MS office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Organization and Time Management
Good operating awareness of SAP WM / RFID advantageous.
What’s in it for you:
Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 26 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with length of service and a wider benefits scheme. This includes an annual pay review, season ticket loans, voucher scheme giving you money off in major retail outlets, loyalty awards for continuous service plus much more, including our refer-a-friend bonus, where you can receive up to £1,000 for helping someone get a permanent position within the company.
We’re also proud to be here for our local community, offering all of our teams two days paid volunteer leave a year, as well as proudly supporting a lot of local events and charities.
Thames Water is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to millions of customers by supplying 2.7 billion litres of world-class water to around 10 million homes.
As our world changes, the need to take care of our most precious resource is greater than ever, both locally and globally. That’s why, at Thames Water, every one of our actions, big and small, matters every day. Water is essential to daily life, and that means our business is always open. We’re passionate about providing world-class tap water, now and for the future.
We’re also turning waste into power, self-generating 20% of the energy we use and, in turn, doing our bit for the planet. We’re reducing plastic waste by celebrating our tap water and rolling out an ambitious water fountain project. We’re using our voice to lobby for change and partnering with WaterAid to provide clean water to the world’s poorest communities.
Together, we’re building a better future for our customers, our region and our planet.
Thames Water is a unique, rewarding and diverse place to work. If you join our team, you’ll enjoy fast-tracked career opportunities, flexible working arrangements and unparalleled benefits. We’re also proud to be an equal opportunity employer, Stonewall Diversity Champion and Disability Confident Leader, welcoming individuals from all walks of life and leading the way with an award-winning mental health and wellbeing strategy