Stock Controller

Full Time

Sterling Recruitment are delighted to be working with our industry leading client in sourcing a experienced Stock Controller on a permanent basis,

Our client are looking for somone to join their Stock Control team to assist the Senior Stock Controller & Inventory Manager in maintaining stock accuracy for raw materials and componentry. You will be assigned to categories of inventory for which you will be responsible which may include packaging, raw materials, ingredients or bulk vessels.

Roles and responsibilites are but not limited to:

· Weekly Perpetual Inventory on all Ingredients and/or Packaging (relevant to area of responsibility);

· Control and undertake Inventory of other material streams as required;

· Daily check on production Works Orders to reconcile actual vs planned and analysis of losses;

· Investigation and rectification of discrepancies outside agreed tolerances;

· Issue periodic QA/NC sheet (relating to ‘Hold’ or Non Conforming Stock) (typically monthly);

· Carry out periodic QA/NC stock count;

· Control QA/NC stocks relevant to area of responsibility;

· Identify and support Procurement teams with the control of slow moving and aged stocks;

· Receipt bulk deliveries;

· Record and track data, monitor trends and report upwards to other stakeholders (eg Finance, Procurement, Technical) for stock variances and write-offs in order to determine hitherto unidentified wastage and accurate usages;

· Control of trial materials;

· Control of rework processes;

· Devise and monitor processes to check that stock returned from production is identified and put away accurately;

· Regular check of Bill of Materials for accuracy against actual production outputs;

· Liaise with Technical / Quality teams to arrange disposal of material or returns to suppliers in accordance with documented procedures;

· Cover for other Stock Controllers and/or Stock Control Team Leader during holidays or other absences;

· Compulsory attendance at End of Year Stock Count;

· Any other reasonable duties or tasks as per management instruction.

· Assist with Returnable Equipment audits, stock checks, planning, procurement and monitoring as required.

· Check and ensure that End of Line sheets are filled in accurately and filed.

· Assist with Goods Inward delivery booking schedule as required.

Skills/Experience required:

  • Ability to follow instruction .
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent IT literacy and high level of proficiency with CPMS/WMS systems and Microsoft Word/Excel is essential.
  • Recent Stock Control experience is essential, ideally a minimum of 3 year’s recent experience in FMCG or other fast-moving consumer goods environments.
  • IT literacy and proficiency with SAP and WMS systems is preferred.
  • Ability to work unsupervised.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Ability to make the correct decision when pressurised.
  • Flexibility on working hours and duties.
  • ‘Can do’ approach.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.

The successful candidate will work Monday to Friday – Day Shift Only

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  • Salary £28,000 - £30,000
  • Location Northallerton
  • Hours 40
  • Deadline June 11, 2023
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