Stock Controller

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  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Full Time

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  • Contact:

    Louise Turner

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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  • Start date:

    29/07/2021 15:42:17

This is a Duel role Stock controller and Merchandiser based in Oldham for a production company .

Hours are : 40 hour week (8am-5pm), Monday - Friday with 23 days holiday per year

Salary approx. £28K

Stock Controller

  • Liaise with Management and Operational staff to ensure accuracy of received and dispatched loads and amend and rework accordingly.
  • Manage goods receipt and quarantine process.
  • Fully investigate and report accurately all short shipments.
  • Completion of reports required on a daily, weekly, monthly basis.
  • Resolve stock issues to reduce and prevent stock loss by ensuring stock management is carried out in line with company policy / procedure.
  • To ensure stock records are correct and match the physical holding on site.
  • Respond quickly to problems and discrepancies identified.
  • Coordinate and manage daily physical cycle counts.

Prepare and implement quarterly / annual stock checks

Merchandiser / Assistant Buyer

  • Analysing customer buying patterns, working with Sales Team to ensure accurate forecasts
  • Monitoring stock levels and continuously forward planning.
  • Regularly reviewing stock, sales and orders and react with necessary urgency to ensure stock availability;
  • Maintaining relationships with suppliers.
  • Raising PO's and monitoring all orders from initial placement through to delivery, maintaining delivery schedules and key deadlines throughout;
  • Liaising with other departments within the organization to ensure projects are completed;
  • Working alongside QC department to ensure products / suppliers yet BRC standards.
  • Working closely with all UK processing facilities to ensure accurate and timely order placement.
  • Manage the ordering of all packaging and consumables
  • Develop awareness of the profit implication of stock holding costs, including redundant and damaged stock

Key Skills

  • Good interpersonal skills - able to build and manage relationships with colleagues and suppliers, communication is key at all times
  • Strong Excel skills or equivalent in terms of calculating margins / percentages etc.
  • Strong time management skills and able to prioritise as this is a never-ending job and there will always be more to be done!
  • High attention to details to with the flexibility to adapt / react in a fast paced environment.
  • Self-starter, motivated and willing to learn.
  • Able to take instruction, but think and work well independently, as well as within a team, managing own time keeping to resolve issues in a robust fashion.
  • The ability to carry out administrative tasks, basic mathematics and understand business operations.

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