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Inventory Manager - SEU


Supply Chain and Logistics
France - Paris Office

About the role

Reporting to the Head of Supply Chain - cluster, the Inventory Manager FG&A - cluster is responsible for the availability of inventory to support the sales plan, ensuring that inventory levels are optimised across the cluster.  They are responsible for identifying issues such as excess or low stock and driving through the decision making to resolve it, and supporting all decisions with the appropriate information and reporting.

Key responsibilities

  • Ensure communication with central functions for cluster priorities for stock
  • Ensuring that inbound containers are prioritised against stock and sales plans
  • Monitoring of receipt plans, providing regular update on inventory levels and flagging in case of short term stock issues are foreseen with the market
  • Defining the market allocation from the cluster allocation, and ensuring that stock receipt plans reflect this
  • Defining the safety stock policy and values for the cluster
  • Producing out of stock reports and other stock reports and distributing to all relevant parties
  • Making decisions about the location of stock between markets and moving stock to optimise inventory
  • Ensuring product availability on relevant storage locations in line with forecast, order book, and/or allocation
  • Managing the execution of Excess/EOL stock
  • Being the connection between SC inventory and market functions for all queries and reporting requirements
  • Managing backorders
  • Relish the opportunity to pick up new activities that fall broadly in the purpose of the role
  • Identify problems and find solutions

About You


  • Proven experience and passion in driving Inventory processes
  • Strong knowledge on Inventory management principles and practice
  • Strong reporting skills, including advanced Excel


  • Business and results oriented
  • Attention to details without losing bigger picture
  • Ability to deliver under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Continuous improvement approach
  • Self-motivated, independent, dynamic
  • Strong cross functional team skills
  • Ability to influence at all levels
  • Critical mind-set


Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.