AB InBev

Inventory Deployment Senior Specialist UK


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At AB InBev you'll join a driven team that shares your desire to grow, your courage to challenge and commitment to act. In return, we'll reward your achievements.

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Inventory Deployment Senior Specialist UK


Coordinate the finished goods and empties flows within the UK 1st tier network in an efficient and optimal way (lowest landed cost), in order to guarantee availability for both internal (production lines, co/repacking) and external customers (1st tier customers). Allocate stock to export orders and follow up. Identify & analyze risks for out of stock + find and coordinate solutions to mitigate. Identify & analyze risks for obsoletes + find and coordinate solutions to mitigate


  • Is accountable for assuring the right finished goods/empties are available at the right location in the 1ste tier network at the right moment

  • Analyzes stock projection for finished goods at all locations and identifies issues

  • Analyzes stock projection for empties at all locations and identifies issues

  • Allocates stock to export orders and analyzes availability issues

  • Liaises with business SPOCs to alleviate availability issues

  • Creates needed stock transfer requisitions and aligns with transport planning and logistics operations on right timings

  • Escalates unsolved issues to the right business SPOC

  • Reacts on demands and questions and solves issues from the business

  • Analyzes stock age for finished goods inventories, identifies risks and liaises with business SPOCs to alleviate the risk

  • Follow up CDP performance

  • Assure on-time reporting

  • Assist and coordinate ad hoc projects linked to inventory deployment

  • Participate & provide input related to operations on weekly routines in BSC and/or with the business


  • Problem solving

  • Self driven

  • Proactive

  • Analytical skills

  • Good communication skills

  • Stress resilient


  • Logistics/supply chain roles (stock management, planning, scheduling)


  • Fluency in and Good knowledge of English


  • Education level: Logistics degree, higher educational level or equivalent through experience

  • Technical skills: Good understanding of supply chain operations and logistical processes / Able to understand cost-impact versus customer-impact and able to find the right balance / Proactive hands-on mentality / Delivery and 'Make it happen' minded / Good know-how of regional market / Good IT-skills (SAP and excel) / Ability to perform in stressful conditions / Highly flexible allowing to operate in changing environments /

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