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Parts Inventory Control Executive | FAMCO | Dubai

Date: 23-Jun-2022

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 132861 

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United A”rab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organisation to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate. 

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration and integrity; Al-Futtaim Group continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day.

Parts Inventory Control Executive | FAMCO



About the company:

FAMCO (Al-Futtaim Auto & Machinery Company LLC) is a member of the Al-Futtaim Group one of the largest privately owned business houses in the Gulf region.

FAMCO is a market leading supplier of products and services to a diverse range of industry sectors including, transportation, construction, manufacturing, warehousing, oil & gas and marine. FAMCO serves these industries with world-class brands including Volvo Trucks, Volvo Buses, Volvo Construction Equipment, Linde, Ingersoll Rand, Yanmar, Himoinsa, Merlo & Doosan.

FAMCO’s operations cover the entire UAE, with bases in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain,Ras Al Khaimah & Madenat Zayed. The company’s development and success has been based on an in-depth understanding of customer needs and the dedication of its skilled staff.

FAMCO is committed to providing outstanding second-to-none service levels to customers and to maintaining quality, safety and environmental standards at the highest possible levels. Evidence of this is that FAMCO is an ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Standard) , ISO 14001:2015 (Environment Standard) and OHSAS 18001:2007 (Occupational Health & Safety Standard) certified company.


About the Job:

We are looking to recruit an experienced Parts Inventory Control Executive to join our FAMCO team based in Dubai. The main purpose of the role is to provide the required availability and supply speed for parts, pertaining to the franchises assigned, while keeping the stock value and obsolescence within the required limits, under the direction of the Parts Product Manager.



The main responsibilities of the role are as follows:


Stock Control:

  • Monitor and set appropriate system parameters in consultation with the Inventory Control Manager.
  • Scrutinize order proposals produced from the computer system and make appropriate amendments in consultation with the Inventory Control Manager.


Parts Availability:

  • Scrutinize the daily critical reports and take action.
  • Study back-order report and expedite with the principals for early delivery.



Management of Customer Orders- VOR, Urgent and Normal orders:

  •  Process customer orders on time.
  • Obtain expected arrival dates and inform the sales persons so that feedback can be given to the customers
  • Follow-up back orders with principals for early allocation.
  • Expedite goods in transit with the logistics service providers for speedy delivery.


Stock Aging and Obsolescence Control:

  • Follow up sales of parts that are in sales-order stock before they become non-moving
  • Study stock aging reports to expedite sales of slow-moving parts.
  • Process dead stock reports at regular intervals so as to maintain a healthy inventory.
  • Expedite with principals for buy-back of non-moving parts and process buyback so that such parts are returned on time.


Management of Logistics Costs:

  • Ensure that the import costs are minimized by using cost effective means of transport- express, air-consolidation, sea freight etc.
  • Identify and use logistics service providers who offer good rates.
  • Consolidate customer orders appropriately to reduce the number of consignments.


Claims Management:

  • Process claims on time to reduce claims in process.
  • Expedite claims with principals to ensure that the claims are reimbursed by the principals on time. Justify the claims with appropriate evidence to minimize rejections.

 Data Management:

  • Ensure accurate article master data by timely updating.
  • Ensure updating of the supplier prices so that the system always has the current purchase price.



The ideal candidate will have the following experience and skills:


Minimum Experience:

· 3+ years of experience in the field of inventory management of automotive parts


Job-Specific Skills:

· Knowledge of data processing. Knowledge of ERP systems (e.g. SAP) essential.


Behavioral Competencies:

· Communication: Needs to have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbal and written.

· Relationship building: Needs to have the ability to build and maintain friendly, warm relationships or networks of contacts with the principals.

· Interpersonal Understanding: Needs to understand other people. Needs ability to hear accurately and understand the unspoken or partly expressed thoughts, feelings and concerns of others. Has to have cross-cultural sensitivity.

· Flexibility: Should have the ability to adapt to and work effectively with a variety of situations, individuals or groups. Needs to understand and appreciate different opposing perspectives on an issue, to adapt an approach as the requirements of a situation change. 



· Engineering Graduate/ Diploma holder in a technical field.



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