Stock Controller

  • Location
    Bewdley, Worcestershire
  • Salary
    £ 20000 - £ 21000 / Year
  • Category
    Transport & Logistics - Warehousing, Distribution, Logistics
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference

Principal Accountabilities and Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • To manage internal stores across all sites to ensure continued supply to both internal and external customers. Travel will be required between the two sites on a regular basis.

  • Raise purchase orders as and when required.

  • To continually improve operation wide processes to optimise inventories at reduced cost while meeting customer expectations of quality and on-time delivery.

  • Analysis of purchasing data, monitoring of consumption of product, monitoring of supplier performance and implementing improvement plans.

  • Ensuring internal and external customer satisfaction at all times.

  • To undertake Purchasing and Logistics projects to bring significant business enhancements

  • To provide cover for the Purchasing Associate.

  • To provide support to the Purchasing department in all aspects of inbound and outbound material flow including procurement, supply, inventory management and day to day stores and purchasing controls.

  • Obtain quotes for goods and services and place orders with best value suppliers

  • Development of purchase price management and processes

  • Developing the business by analysing logistical and purchasing problems and producing cost effective new solutions

  • Maintaining optimal inventory levels of materials / consumables

  • Minimising obsolescence stock

  • Monitoring the quality, cost and efficiency of the movement and storage of goods

  • Consumable cost control

  • Management of Approved Suppliers listing / Supplier Performance.

  • Developing a network of contacts to identify materials management best practice

  • Timely provision of materials in accordance with the production program to minimise disruption and reduce quality risks.

  • Regular audited stock takes

  • Progress chasing of orders from suppliers.

  • Dealing with day-to-day issues concerning late deliveries and shortages.

· Complete other duties and take on additional responsibilities as requested.

· Amending orders as necessary.

· Closing off of purchase orders.

· Booking in goods received.

  • Ensure all good Health and Safety practices are being followed.

  • To undertake any other duties as may be required within the scope of the post and participate as and when necessary in organisational wide initiatives and projects

Person Specification


· Logistics and Purchasing KPI's (measured environment)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively

· Strong negotiation, planning and scheduling skills

· Problem solving

· Must want to aspire to achieve high standards of work and professionalism at all times

· Remain calm whilst working under pressure


· Relevant qualifications in Materials, Planning, Logistics or business administration


· Minimum of 3 years Purchasing, Inventory Control & Logistics experience

  • A proven track record of stock control

  • Experience of using SAP or similar

  • Extensive experience within a manufacturing environment

  • MS Office Skills (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, etc…)


Ability to travel between the Kidderminster and Worcester Sites.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Please apply with your CV to: Nicholas Badger