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Stock Controller

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Leading Food Manufacturing Company have an immediate requirement for an experienced Stock Controller / Buyer to provide a strategic and efficient procurement service.  Delivering optimal value for money, cost savings and best quality of service this role will involve the following duties:

  • Purchase goods/materials in line with specified cost/quality and delivery targets
  • Ensure continuous supply of goods and materials & escalate problems which may impact on business manufacturing
  • Research and evaluate the opportunities to reduce cost where possible
  • Stock management and target a reduction in inventory levels by monitoring usage/ promotional activity on a weekly basis
  • Control stock levels with key suppliers using stock & forecast methods
  • Liaise with Sales/Planning/Technical/NPD & Production on existing/new production launches
  • Review and oversee onsite and off-site stock takes – stock level / stock takes / stock valuations
  • Monitor stock valuations on a monthly basis
  • Co-ordinate with Primal storage on frozen stock / deliveries
  • Ensure stock management review – highlighting slow moving and obsolete stock
  • Identify opportunities to sell redundant/obsolete stocks
  • Plan scheduled delivery call offs in conjunction with stores functions
  • Explore alternative sources for goods/materials
  • Monitor Supplier performance
  • Improve supplier lead times
  • Assist with invoice queries
  • Assist with supplier approval
  • Support continuous improvements


  • Ideally a work knowledge of an FMCG specially food manufacturing environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong IT skill particularly Microsoft Excel & ERP knowledge
  • Strong ability to prioritise tasks and to work under pressure
  • Ability to use one’s own initiative
  • Ability to work as part of a team and individual
  • Possess excellent attention to detail, problem solving and organisational skills

If you are interested in discussing this opportunity please contact Judith on 07809238786 or apply via the link.

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