Inventory Analyst
Norbrook Laboratories ltd
Newry, IE
4d ago

In Norbrook we pride ourselves in being one of the top 10 companies in Northern Ireland and in the top 15 veterinary pharmaceutical companies globally.

We develop & manufacture veterinary medicines, supplying products to 120 countries globally. With a strong portfolio of existing products and significant investment in R&D to launch new products annually, we have opportunities for individuals to join us and develop their career in a global company.

Having launched 8 new products in the past 2 years with further new product launches planned in both the companion animal and farm animal sectors, our new product pipeline continues to support our business growth.

Our business strategy is supported by our Values Customer Value, One Team, Results Driven, Excellence, Innovation, and Quality and we support our employees to live the behaviours that creates our culture.

Our on-going success is based on the expertise, knowledge and innovation of our employees.

If you are interested in joining our team in Norbrook as an Inventory Analyst, please apply for this role.

Job Overview

Based within the Inventory Management Team of the Procurement Department, and reporting to the Inventory Manager, the successful candidate, with support from relevant internal stakeholders, will be responsible for maintaining inventory levels necessary to meet actual and forecast sales demand.

Main Activities

  • Maintaining the company’s inventory model through ongoing review and updates to relevant RP planning parameters, including ABC classification and safety stocks;
  • Optimise replenishment frequency, balancing inventory and operational costs;
  • Work with Purchasing, Planning and Demand Planning to maintain inventory levels which reflect seasonality, new product launches, market shocks and product declines;
  • Generate inventory analytics / KPIs for Management reporting and support ongoing actions to optimize inventory levels (including inventory projections, shortfalls, overages, ageing, obsolescence and stock turns);
  • Highlight Inventory risks to the Inventory Manager, Purchasing team and other interested internal stakeholders;
  • Performing ad hoc cycle counts and supporting interim and year end stock counts.
  • Essential Criteria :

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent, ideally in a business / mathematical / financial discipline;
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Inventory Management role;
  • Strong organizational and prioritisation skills, used to working in a busy and challenging Supply Chain environment, managing multiple tasks / KPIs and working to strict deadlines;
  • Highly numerate with strong IT and analytical skills, including advanced Excel (e.g. pivot tables, lookups) and the ability to use ERP / MRP systems;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and be confident of liaising at all levels of both internal and external stakeholders;
  • Demonstrates initiative, taking ownership of tasks and have the tenacity, drive and ambition to offer solutions following root cause analysis.
  • Desirable Criteria :

  • Minimum 3 years’ Inventory Management experience in a high compliance / regulated manufacturing environment (e.g. pharmaceutical, healthcare, food)
  • Duration : Full Time

    Location : Newry, Co. Down

    Remuneration : Salary Attractive

    Benefits : Free Life Assurance, Paid Holidays, On-site Parking, Pension Scheme, Canteen Facilities, Healthcare plan, Childcare Vouchers, Discounted Car Insurance, Perks Scheme

    Contact : The Human Resources Department


    Norbrook Laboratories Limited employs a workforce with members of all sections of the community and is committed to appointing people purely on the basis of merit.

    In accordance with our equal opportunities policy we would particularly like to welcome applicants from the Protestant Community.

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