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Inventory Analyst

Inventory Analyst

  • Location

    Crawley, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Aviation and Aerospace

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  • Contact:

    Tim Smith

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  • Published:

    over 5 years ago

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Lupos Global is a technical recruitment consultancy that provides candidates with opportunities across the Engineering/Defence and Aerospace & Aviation sectors worldwide. We guarantee staffing solutions through our excellent candidate relationships that have been nurtured by our team of experts whose credibility and expertise have developed over many years of sector specific experience.


Lupos Global has a requirement for an Inventory Analyst.


Our client is a well-established aviation company based at Gatwick. They specialise in aircraft end of life solutions, using our extensive inventory holding to support our airline and MRO customer base with quality used material to reduce maintenance costs whilst maintaining the quality and integrity of the asset. They are currently looking for an Inventory Analyst.



Working within a small team reporting to the Head of Sales and Inventory, the Inventory Analyst is primarily responsible for analysing and managing PBH provisioning, A/C Teardown harvest lists and other Airframe inventory analysis/optimisation activities. The inventory analyst will also be responsible for managing the adhoc exchange pool, identifying inventory for repair and evaluating key opportunities for repair MODs, market trend analysis and specialist product knowledge.


Although primarily office based, occasional travel for liaison with airlines, external suppliers, and customers may be required and accordingly the role requires good communication skills and ability to maintain key relationships, have a current valid passport and driving licence.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

· Analyse and review provisioning requirements for current and future PBH programs

· Analyse and review harvest lists from ongoing company A/C teardowns

· Optimising current Airframe inventory holding to ensure maximum availability and desirability to current and future company customers

· Analysing and managing the adhoc exchange pool

· Updating and maintaining the integrity of company ERP system (Quantum)

· Identification of key opportunities for lower spec PN modification

· Part number reviews for SBs and ADs

· Review of market for product trends

· LOT reviews for recovery plan

· Work closely with the contract team to establish optimal inventory holding

· Work closely with the acquisitions team to prepare harvest lists, master docs and strategic purchasing

· Purchasing product line “hot parts” for sale or to enhance existing exchange pool

· Analysis and review of push lists for package creation and management

· CLP and FMV pricing intelligence gathering

· All other duties as assigned


Education and/or Experience:

· Educated to a minimum of GCSE standard in Mathematics and English grade A to C

· A practical interest in aviation and engineering

· Relevant experience in the Aerospace Industry




· Strong customer service and communication skills

· Attention to detail

· Strong Microsoft Excel skills

· Self-motivated, strong planning, organizational and time management skills

· Excellent negotiation, interpersonal and problem-solving skills

· Strong oral and written communications

· Strong presentation and facilitation skills

· Ability to handle multiple projects and responsibilities with competing priorities

· Strong analytical and financial skills

· Ability to work using own initiative

· Able to work within a team of highly motivated individuals in a fast-moving environment

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)

· Capable of presenting analysis findings concisely to other team members



· Procurement experience

· Relevant experience in aviation

· NVQ BTech to level 2 and 3

· CIPS Qualification

· Ability to interface effectively with all levels within the company

· Holds existing customer/supplier relationships in Aviation

· Product knowledge of the following A/C types: Ejet, Airbus A320 family and Boeing 737NG


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