Spares Inventory Specialist


Spares Inventory Specialist
Department:          Operations

Reports To:

Spares Inventory & VMI Supervisor
Location:           Limerick


The Company:

We are a multi-million-euro company that continues to grow as part of the DCC Plc group. Our core strengths lie in supply chain management, and we work with brand name technology manufacturers & leading life sciences companies.  We continue to develop innovative solutions at the leading edge of supply chain management and are constantly developing existing relationships and forging new customer partnerships.

We work with companies of all sizes cross multiple industries including the technology, consumer electronics, industrial, med tech and pharmaceuticals sectors. We have operations across Europe, the US and Asia. We are partnered with thousands of suppliers globally and have an international logistics partnership network spanning six continents. We are a leader in professional materials supply chain design & operation and we are the only supply chain services company that can manage cost, capital, and complexity for our clients.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodation for the interview process and we will do our utmost to accommodate you.


Position Summary:

Reporting to the Spares Inventory Supervisor, the candidate will be responsible for completing activity on site at Exertis and at our customer site in line with daily requirements. Key responsibilities of the role include management of critical spare parts – assembly & fulfilment on our customer site, stock accuracy and availability on the Exertis SAP system as well as the physical movement and availability of stock in support of customer operations. This includes transport of stock/materials to and from the customer site.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manage stocks of critical parts on our customer site ensuring availability of parts to support customer manufacturing and facilities requirements.
  • Liaising with vendors & customer to ensure supply of critical process maintenance parts.
  • Maintain and promote the highest standards of health and safety throughout the operation.
  • Follows current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs).
  • Performing the accurate and efficient receipt of spares onto the Exertis SAP system.
  • Performing accurate transaction of spare parts and consumables in and out of the Exertis SAP system
  • Physical movement of spare parts and consumable items as required to customer site or to and from vendor as required.
  • Maintaining the physical condition and environment of all areas.
  • Execute all Facility Spares Warehouse operator responsibilities as required.
  • Proactively recommend measures to improve quality of service, increase efficiency of department and optimise space.
  • Ensure documentation of activities to cGxP standards both in paper-based records and on electronic files.
  • Support a work environment of continuous improvement that supports the organizations Quality Policy and Quality System.
  • Ensure all material transactions are executed timely and in accordance with company procedures and KPIs.
  • To perform goods receiving, goods delivery, regular counting, picking & packing and any other customer requirements in accordance with training provided.
  • Abide by regulations when handling dangerous goods as required.
  • Maintain warehouses and working area in a clean and orderly fashion at all times.
  • Ensure that PPE is worn at all times when on site.
  • Adhere to manual handling training when moving, picking, and packing items.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong inventory, warehousing, or industrial process experience.
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively with various customer departments, vendors and within the Exertis business.
  • Strong organizational skills that support the high level of responsibility associated with managing the supply of critical parts.
  • IT Skills – Microsoft Office and ERP (SAP, Oracle or similar).
  • Team Player and the ability to work in a pressurised environment.
  • Excellent initiative and proactive continuous improvement mind-set.
  • Excellent time management and communication skills.

Education & Experience:

  • A third level qualification in procurement or inventory management would be advantageous.
  • Computer literate with high levels of proficiency in creating & managing spreadsheets and report of metrics.
  • Good understanding/experience of using SAP or similar ERP is required.
  • Be proactive and able to work on own initiative.
  • Able to actively progress issues with customer, vendors and within the business.
  • A category B driving licence is a requirement of this position.