Inventory Controller – Automotive Spare Parts

Job Purpose

To coordinate parts procurement activities from planning to receipt of parts and to facilitate smooth movement of parts from port to point of sale.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Thorough understanding of Principal’s manuals and processes for ordering / follow up / escalation / claims
  • Coordinate with internal departments to ensure ISO (Initial stock order) are placed for new models in advance and review those ISO till it reaches normal ordering cycle
  • Releasing orders as per the dealer day / dealer time and review order acceptance report for taking proactive actions
  • Review system suggested order quantities for all movement categories for preparing stock orders
  • Review of seasonal demand parts, slow moving parts, Phase IN & Phase OUT parts
  • Review % mix of Stock order / VOR / AIR orders on weekly basis both value wise / line wise
  • Follow up of all type of orders and escalate immediately if it has got any issue in the supply chain, follow escalation contact till the order is received at warehouse
  • Provide rolling forecast to local dealers for consumable inventory (e.g. Tyres & consumables)
  • Internal customers to be kept informed about their orders status by providing right ETA
  • Shipments to be prioritized based on the need and to be informed well in advance to warehouse team to plan in-bound inventory.
  • Maintain all records for easy retrieval

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/Automotive Engineering is preferred
  • 5 years of experience in planning and inventory control (purchasing and tracking) in a computerized environment.
  • 2 – 3 years experience in automotive industry will be definite advantage.
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