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Inventory Systems Maintenance Specialist


Corby, ENG, GB, NN17 9FH

Brand:  RS Group
Function:  Supply Chain
Work Location:  Hybrid

Location: Corby

Remote/Office/Hybrid: Hybrid

Employment Type: Secondment


About the role

Inventory Systems Maintenance Specialist will have a proven understanding of inventory planning and supply chain concepts and processes, together with a keen systems interest and an awareness of the interfaces between systems. You will be a subject matter expert and a key point of contact between the inventory function and many other areas of the business, including IT and Supply Chain. 


What we’re looking for

This role will require technical understanding and ability, with a comprehension and appreciation of data maintenance and automatic batch jobs, as well as an inquisitive nature and the ability to influence others and challenge the status quo when necessary.  Attention to detail is key, with a drive to understand and improve any and all processes where appropriate.  

Key Accountabilities will include:

  • Responsibility for the specification, implementation and maintenance of current and future planning system requirements to enable delivery of improved stocking policies in co-operation with the Inventory Management and IT teams.
  • Ensuring system compliance and operational efficiencies
  • Drive improved and increased efficiency of process and existing systems capability
  • Working closely with the senior management teams globally to understand the business needs and to respond to them on behalf of Supply Chain.  
  • Management of all policy and parameter changes, working with the Optimisation and Solutions Specialists to co-ordinate analysis and communication of the effect and the application changes therein
  • Maintenance of all system tables, policies and parameters
  • Analysis and resolution of system related issues.
  • Work with Technical Lead on any system or technical process developments involving Upgrades, patches, future specification etc
  • Attends regular and ad-hoc review meetings with appropriate stakeholders in the business, to understand the business requirements and convert that into systems applications
  • Develops recommendations to the overall planning processes, methods, rules and parameters to drive improved system usage and improve Supply Chain KPI’s.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Experience in international Inventory planning management – Supply, Demand, and Inventory Optimisation
  • Demonstrate a proven understanding of inventory Management and supply chain concepts and end to end supply chain processes
  • Advanced and expert knowledge of JDA functionality across all modules
  • Autonomous with an inquisitive manner
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills at all levels
  • Thorough understanding of Supply Chain inventory management systems for online usage, background functionality and overnight batch processes
  • Evident systems bias and interest along with detailed awareness of interfaces between systems
  • Experience of leading the development of strategic business plans


We are RS Group.


RS Group is a global integrated omni-channel solutions partner for industrial B2B customers who design, build, and maintain industrial equipment and operations.  We are a FTSE 100 company with £2 billion in revenue, operating in 32 countries, shipping 60,000 parcels a day to over 1.2 million customers worldwide.

Our Vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. At RS we want everyone to show up to work as themselves and know that they will be supported and encouraged to develop and grow. We want work to be a place that excites and empowers, a place where you can be passionate and challenge people to think differently. 

We want to hire the best talent, people who share our values and understand that when we act with respect and humility, we can do great things.  That’s why we’ve put our purpose at the heart of our organisation, we want to make amazing happen for a better world. We empower our people to make a difference, innovate to make more possible and deliver to make it happen.


Are you ready to explore the possibilities?

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