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Stock Control Manager

Salary £24500.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Location Leicester, Leicestershire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00070958
Published about 1 month ago

Job Description


Macildowie are currently recruiting for a Stock Control Manager working for a business based in Leicestershire.

As an inventory analyst you will make sure that the company brands you are responsible for maintain the necessary inventory levels to meet the projected and forecasted sales demand.

This is a permanent role with full time hours.


Ordering stock from allocated suppliers based on usage levels and forecasts

Identify low stocks to Stock Control Manager.

Need to be familiar with freight importation methods including customs documentations and tariff/commodity coding to ensure that system records are compliant

Must gain knowledge of freight methods/industry with understanding of costs and limitations of the methods (e.g. Air/Sea/Courier)

Analyse and amend individual products forecasts, taking into account demand history and product knowledge.

To quickly analyse stock flow patterns and react accordingly after reviewing the sales and stock report information and present any stock shortages on top selling stock lines to the Stock Control Manager and Purchasing Team.

Progressing allocated suppliers' orders to delivery date, communicating results and reporting problems that arise to the Stock Control Manager. Responsibility for typing correspondence, filing and maintenance of records related to suppliers.

Booking shipments in with the warehouse to ensure that the KPI is met and demurrage avoided.

Updating computer records - booking in stock/stock adjustments, setting up new products, etc. and run the necessary processes in relation to the Bonded Warehouse.

Processing and posting of stock invoices for payment within prescribed limits and communicating and resolving any discrepancies.

Investigating stock variances and reporting findings to Stock Control Manager.

Set up price review files and ensure correct costs (duty rates and freight %) are attributed to products.

Providing monthly and ad hoc reports as defined by Stock Control Manager.

Effective inter-departmental communications, to include regular meetings with the Brand Owners for allocated suppliers.

Assistance in running purchasing department functions.

Analyse and review slow moving inventory on a monthly basis.

Organise monthly review meetings with Brand Managers.

Taking responsibility for contributing to own training and development.

To carry out any other job related duties which may be requested from time to time by your Line Manager

When appropriate, and in times of excess workload, you may be required to assist other Departments/ Divisions


In order for you to be considered you must have experience of working in a similar stock inventory and purchasing role with a strong proven data analytics background.

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