Ref: CC44204

Stock Controller (CC44204)

Sector Supply Chain/Logistics/Import Export
Type Full-time, Permanent
Location London
Salary (Annual) £40,000 - 40,000 / Year
A Japanese wholesale food supplier is looking for a Stock Controller to join their busy warehouse in Enfield, London. A successful candidate will have previous experience in a similar position, and good communication with IT skills.
Type: Full time, permanent
Salary: 40k
Location: Enfield, London
Start: ASAP
Hours: 8:30 – 5:30 (No Hybrid Working available)

Purpose of the Role:

• To take full responsibility for stock management within the company under the direction and management of the General Manager
• Ensure accurate financial recording of stock as a major asset of the company
• Ensure stock accuracy on the computer system
• Ensure that stock held at outside warehouses and by co-packers are accurately recorded and reconciled and control the supply chain between locations including through to major multiples and other key customers
• Manage, train, motivate and develop the stock control team


• Take responsibility for the accurate storage, recording and movement of all stock throughout the company on the company’s computer systems and in physical locations
• Monitor stock levels at the company and transfer stock as required from outside locations to the main warehouse to maximise sales
• Monitor and optimise all storage and RH&D charges incurred at outside warehouses and ensure that the company benefits from the best available market rates
• Monitor and control the level and frequency of movements of stock at outside locations and preparation of stock and transfers between warehouses, including European warehouses
• Carry out continuous reconciliations of stock held on behalf of the company at outside locations
• Monitor, action and investigate all sales and purchase goods returns and ensure safe return of appropriate stock to the correct locations
• Pro-actively advise management of out of date and low/high stock levels
• Advise sales teams of stock at risk of becoming short-dated or very slow moving and requiring action
• Monitor and report on wastage or over-ordering
• Monitor and reconcile the preparation & movement of key supermarket products from co-packers to warehouses & major customers
• Ensure that key lines are correct and adequate at any time to meet demand
• Train and supervise stock control team in all aspects of stock control and ensure seamless operations in case of absence or holiday
• Liaise with other departments to resolve problems and promote a culture of continuous improvement
• Liaise with all interested parties (colleagues, suppliers, and customers) effectively to deliver maximum customer service whilst reducing costs
• Plan the daily activities of the stock control team to maximise performance of operatives and resources

Ideal Candidate:

• Previous experience in warehouse management or logistics
• Previous experience in a people management position
• Good communication skills
• Strong IT skills
• Good with numbers and good organisation ability
Updated: 115 days ago
Ref: CC44204