Manager, Inventory Control (TEMP)

Key Responsibilities:


Inventory accuracy monitor& improve

  • Monitor the plan and organization of cycle count under controlling.
  • Make sure the inventory adjustment (including plus-minus adjustment, block/release and A to D transfer) correct and on time.
  • Push to handle the inventory reconciliation between AFS & MA timely.
  • Analyse the reason of stock discrepancies and set up the improvement actions with related departments.


DC operations and process control

  • Take trouble-shooting daily to insure the operation running smoothly.
  • Internal process audit/random-checking rolling out to improve operations’ working accuracy and process optimization including inbound, outbound and special handling.
  • Monitor and enhance rework process both in DC and factory.


Customer claims handling

  • Check the investigation result reasonable and objective for complaints on delivery issues.
  • Supervise the claims/inquiries feedback timely and the communication recipient.
  • Give fully information for appeal claims and give suggestion to management team perspective from increasing customer service level.


Reporting & analysis

Lead and supervise the following report or analysis:

  • Summary the error/control daily report exactly.
  • Weekly & monthly cycle count result report and analyse to increase stock accuracy.
  • Regularly provide the inventory adjustment report to finance and management team.
  • Give claims report and analysis by month to push operation team increase picking accuracy.
  • Offer inventory analysis for inventory reduction & turns and well-structured.
  • Conduct the KPI assessment.


 People Management

  • Build and develop specific inventory & process control team.
  • Enhance the staff/worker’s potentials /skills to fulfil the updated job requirement.
  • Objectively evaluate the performance of team members.
  • Personnel recruitment and interview.


Key Relationships:



  • Inbound, outbound, Slotting



  • DC planning, Transportation, IT, OBF, PO, Finance, BP&O


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


Knowledge / Experience

  • Master the warehouse management system (SAP & MA system).
  • Well know the DC policies and procedures.
  • Be familiar with the quality control outline and logistics operation key points.


PC/Language/Other Skills

  • Good at English read-write and verbal capability
  • Excellent in Excel, Word and other MS knowledge



  • Carefully, collaborated, result-oriented,
  • multi-task ability, logical thinking, analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Strong communication and organization skills
  • Leading and people management abilities


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:


  • University degree or above preferably with  SCM/logistics management education background
  • 5 + years’ experience in logistics environment, preferred in a distribution center in FMCG.
  • At least 2-3 years people management experience.


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Job Title:  Manager, Inventory Control (TEMP)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Suzhou
TEAM:  Supply Chain Management
State:  32
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Temp
Number:  310553
Date:  Jun 11, 2021