The world leader in beauty, L’Oréal is present in 130 countries on five continents. Our 32 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. Our brands are leaders in beauty, and we are looking for you to lead the change you want to see in L’Oréal.
What are key highlights of this role?
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.
Measures of success:
Achievement of budgeted external storage costs.
Clear agreed coordinated schedules for stocktakes at our 3rd party providers.
Stock positioning enabling 100% servicing of sales orders.
Succession and development planning in place for the team.
Accurate control of all sensitive stock movements in the DC. – inventory adjustments; stock destructions etc.
Consistent and clear tracking, presentation and achievement of Departmental KPI’s.
To be able to assimilate and then uphold the L’Oreal Normes (rules) surrounding Stock and inventory management.
2-5 years of relevant professional experience
Experience of a FMCG environment.
Prior experience in people management is required and it is essential that you are able to motivate and lead.
A strong working knowledge of stock control is expected.
What could L’Oréal offer me?
Excellent benefits including pension, profit share, product discounts and a competitive salary.
Working with some of the biggest brands in the business, and the most passionate people in beauty.
L’Oréal is focused on talent development. You will be supported throughout your career by your direct leader, your colleagues, and the wider HR team with regular reviews, clear expectations and transformative objectives. When you achieve your goals, you can expect your career to progress to other roles either locally within a UKI Distribution Centre, in London, or internationally.