Función Laboral: Operaciones

Tipo de contrato: Jornada Completa

Ubicación: UK - Manchester - Trafford Park

País/Región: United Kingdom

A global brand with a history of innovation and ambition. Here at L’Oréal, we’ve made it our quest to deliver beauty for all. It’s an aim that has seen us expand into over 130 countries and to develop operations across every retail distribution channel too. And we can honestly say that our careers are just as diverse as our business. After all, at L’Oréal, nothing is impossible.  Our 38 international brands have allowed us to devote ourselves solely to one business: beauty, with a mission to provide the best in cosmetics innovation to all women and men around the world. We want to bring beauty to all people. Our ambition by 2020 is to win over another one billion consumers around the world by creating the cosmetic products that meet the infinite diversity of their beauty needs and desires through continued digital innovation. L’Oréal encourages diversity and sustainable, ethical sourcing for all our products and we have reduced our emissions by approx. 50% since 2005. This year we were also named one of the world’s most ethical companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the 8th time.

Logistics – Trafford Park

Stock Control Team Leader

The role covers two L’Oreal Divisions. The Consumer Products Division’s mission is to offer the best in cosmetics innovation to the greatest number of people using all mass-market channels. Brands include L’Oréal Paris, Garnier, Maybelline & Essie. The Active Cosmetics Division is the fastest growing division of L’Oréal and is No1 worldwide in the Dermocosmetics category. Brands include La Roche-Posay, Vichy, Roger & Gallet, SkinCeuticals and Sanoflore.

You will be responsible for leading and motivating a team of stock controllers fulfilling a vital support function for Distribution Centre Operations.  The core remit of the role is to ensure the SAP stock ledger fully matches our physical stock position.  To fulfil this thorough investigation, resolution and recording of stock queries is expected.  You will also hold responsibility for ensuring accurate Warehouse master data is created and maintained for our product portfolio, and for the adherence of the department to our Cycle count schedule. You will work closely with the Catalogue planning function to ensure Warehouse Storage capacity is maximised, and will be responsible for management of any external storage requirements.

You Will:
You will be responsible in managing external storage costs and ensure that we remain within budget
Coordinate the schedule for stocktakes at our 3rd party providers
Ensure the accurate control of all sensitive stock movements in the DC in regards to inventory adjustments, stock destructions etc.
Recorded stock variances to be within targeted range.
Ensure consistent and clear tracking, presentation and achievement of Departmental KPI’s.
Maintain Stock positioning to enabling 100% servicing of sales orders.
To be able to assimilate and then uphold the L’Oreal Normes (rules) surrounding Stock and inventory management.
Ensuring that the team follow tasks and priorities throughout the working day
Maintain and drive improvements of Quality, Health, Safety, Housekeeping Standards within your area of the control
Responsible for the development of the stock controller team through enhancement of their skill base

Safety conscious and have the ability to promote a culture of constructive challenge
Able to lead motivate and lead a team of people towards a shared goal
Organised.  You have strong organizational skills, and a logical approach to problem solving and able to demonstrate proactive thinking.
Self-motivated and willing to learn, you take ownership of delivering operational improvements
Not afraid to make mistakes sometimes.  When you do you make mistakes you learn from them and change
Respectful. Whoever you’re talking to, you treat everyone the same
Passionate.  You enjoy working with people and are excited about helping your team to be the best
Open. To new ways of doing things. To other people’s ideas and points of view
You. You’re real. And you’re true to yourself. We cherish and celebrate diversity so you’ll feel right at home whoever you are

Excellent communication and influencing skills with experience of building relationships across the operation
The ability to work at pace without sacrificing accuracy, Meticulous approach, demonstrating the highest attention to detail
Operational awareness – you have 2-5 years of relevant professional experience 
Strong stakeholder management skills is essential, you must have the ability to deal effectively with senior stakeholders throughout the business.
Excellent organisational and problem solving skills
Experience of managing a team, it is essential that you are able to motivate and lead
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.  A strong knowledge of stock control is expected
Prior knowledge of 3PL activities and processes would be an advantage
Attention to detail and solid administration skills.
Good knowledge of warehouse operations
Flexibility in your approach to working hours, you will be expected to work occasional weekends and unsocial hours

Potential Next Steps following this role:

L’Oréal is focused on talent development. You will be supported throughout your career by your colleagues, line manager and the HR team with regular reviews and clear expectations and objectives. If you meet these objectives, you can expect your career to progress to other roles either within the Distribution centre or within the wider business.  

What could L’Oréal offer me?

World class learning and development opportunities.

Excellent benefits including pension, profit share, product discounts and a competitive salary.

Work with some of the biggest brands in the business, and the most passionate people in beauty

Please be aware that the selected candidate will be subject to security screening for the role

How do I apply?

To apply for a role please first speak with your line manager.  If you have access please apply through our internal portal POP.  If

you do not have access to POP (those without email) please submit your CV and cover letter to Vici Cook no later than 8th December.