Stock Controller

  • Job Reference: SK/AK/SA2022
  • Date Posted: 14 June 2022
  • Recruiter: KHR - Recruitment Specialists
  • Location: Paddock Wood, Kent
  • Salary: £24,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits
  • Sector: Manufacturing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Position: Stock Controller, Packaging, and Data Input
Salary: £24,960 per annum
Hours per week 40 (excluding breaks), Mon - Fri 08:00-17:00
Contract type: Permanent, Full-time

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Stock Controller to join a growing company based in Paddock Wood.

The purpose of your position:
You will be required to work effectively in the areas of packaging and stock management including order processing, correct product receipt, quality assessment, and constant reviews of warehouse stocks.
It is important to note that this role is key to ensuring that the Company's stock position is always accurate, regularly assessed, and challenged and that any issues are communicated promptly.
Communication, both external and internal, is essential to the success of this role, it is, therefore, important to be a confident and effective communicator.

Main Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:
* Place weekly/monthly Purchase Orders with suppliers, evaluating sales and forecast.
* Process all PO paperwork related to IPAFFs, and Customs clearance (training given).
* Book in deliveries on the day of receipt. Immediately communicate any issues e.g., shortages, overs, date code issues to both supplier and stock control group.
* Management and communication of distressed stock.
* Build close relationships with suppliers to deliver optimum product availability.
* Work collaboratively with the Warehouse, Goods-In, Production, Accounts, and Technical department.
* Participate in monthly stocktakes.
* Counting, and recording packaging and indirect stock.
* Maintain adequate packing stock levels.
* Created purchase orders and approve invoices for payment.
* Coordinate samples.
* Identify areas of improvement and recommend action plans.
* Equivalent of one day a week support Accounts with data input to include posting customer invoices and product receipts and other monthly requirements.
* Other duties as directed.

* Ideally from an FMCG industry with a proven experience in product management.
* Previous stores or stock control experience advantageous.
* Comfortable spending time in a chilled warehouse.
* Very effective communicator to all levels and departments. Strong team player.
* Intermediate/strong Excel skills essential (knowledge of pivot tables, v-lookups etc). Good general IT skills; knowledge of Dynamics GP or equivalent is a strong advantage.
* Very strong numeracy skills, and attention to detail.

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