Vacancy: Stock Controller
Closing Date: 7th December 2018

Title: Stock Controller

Reports to: Logistics Team Leader

Based at: Brookhouse Mill

Hours per week: 40, Monday - Friday, 7.30am-3.30pm

The stock controller will be responsible for maintaining the Stock Holding Inventory and overseeing inventory audits.  They will assist in maintaining a clean database and reporting on KPI’s, reporting to the Logistics Team Leader and liaising with other teams in the business.

The Role:

  • Identify trends adversely affecting the control of stock and its impact
  • Maintain the Warehouse Management System to achieve high levels of service, and an efficient stock flow through the warehouse.
  • Ensure physical accuracy of stock held is maintained at all times.
  • Monitor quality control checks within all areas to ensure stock integrity at all times.
  • Assist stock movement and ensure stock is available.
  • Develop, control and manage the stock management function on site.
  • Prepare, conduct and resolve variance investigations of Stock Counts / Uplifts, including; validating count data submitted for verification to the mainframe and liaising with external audit departments.
  • Liaise with Customer Services to substantiate and resolve stockholding, documentation and supplier payment issues. Advise management of problems and shutdowns which may affect operational performance.
  • Identify potential problems and seek solutions that are both cost-effective and timely.
  • Compile and circulate weekly and period reports detailing results and audits conducted.
  • Ensure KPI’s are met and where possible exceeded, whilst supporting, implementing and introducing innovative ideas and solutions.
  • Reverse flow management to minimize product damage and stock loss.
  • Provide quality technical support to the operation.


Team Cormar:

  • Participate in, and make a positive contribution to Improvement Teams
  • Adhere to and promote the Cormar Values
  • Demonstrate attitudes and behaviours which make a positive contribution to the team, department and company
  • Contribute to company improvement initiatives (eg. MSQ surveys, culture surveys)
  • Understand how own role impacts on organisation and department objectives
  • Support Line Manager to deliver the above objectives
  • Consider safety in all aspects of work, adhere to site safety rules and report all instances of concern.


Skills / Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in a distribution warehouse environment
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, with a strong sense of attention to detail
  • An excellent communicator at all levels, ability to work with site management to agree actions in achieving the plan
  • Excellent analytical skills, ability to transform a forecast into a plan
  • Good knowledge of warehouse management systems
  • PC literate with high standard of Word, Excel and WMS
  • Experience of implementing and managing processes, in line with continuous improvement
  • Ability to work on their own initiative, prioritise their own workload, and adhere to specified deadlines
  • A flexible approach towards working hours


Please forward applications with a covering letter to Carla Grant, HR Manager by 7th December 2018 -