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Logistics Manager, Global Broadcast

12 days ago by Blizzard Entertainment

  Los Angeles (California), USA

Level: Senior

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Logistics

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Blizzard Broadcast is looking for a Logistics Manager to monitor and report on the company’s Broadcast, A/V equipment, IT, and staging inventory. This role will be responsible for establishing and maintaining inventory control systems and standard methodologies. A successful inventory manager at Blizzard will not only take on the role of leading the inventory management but training employees on proper procedures for requisitioning Broadcast and A/V equipment and scenic set pieces. Travel will be an intricate part of this role, as Blizzard Broadcast & Events stores, ships, and utilizes assets globally.

Responsibilities

  • Work within Blizzards established inventory control norms, and devise new methods specifically tailored to Broadcast &
  • Manage logistic vendors and shippers
  • Process requests and facilitate shipping of equipment as needed by Broadcast &
  • Be familiar with all manner of Media and production equipment and expendables needed by ongoing
  • Ensure expendables are properly stocked in appropriate
  • Record daily deliveries and shipments to reconcile
  • Use software to monitor demand and document characteristics of
  • Place orders to replenish stock avoiding insufficiencies or excessive
  • Analyze data to anticipate future
  • Evaluate suppliers to achieve cost-effective deals and maintain trust
  • Collaborate with warehouse employees and other staff to ensure business goals are
  • Remit equipment for repair and monitor progress, replace as needed.
  • Report to upper management on inventory levels, issues
  • Travel internationally to catalog existing inventory and maintain accurate records going forward.

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience as inventory manager or similar position
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Working knowledge of inventory management software (e.g. ERP)
  • Ability to accurately track inventory and craft reports
  • An analytical mind with strong math skills
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent communication and social abilities
  • BSc/BA in business logistics or relevant field;
  • Relevant qualifications (e.g. CPIM) will be a plus

Pluses

  • Previous work in Broadcast or related events field
  • A love of eSports
  • Multi or bilingual.

Required Application Materials

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter which should include:
  • Why you are passionate about working at Blizzard

**Only submittals with Cover Letters will be considered

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