Stock Analyst & Controller

Posted 12 September by We Are SSG
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Stock Analyst & Controller ( Essex/Epping Area ) £35,000 - £45,000 + Package

A fantastic opportunity up for grabs with a leading hard goods brand - industry experience a must

Responsible for:We are currently looking to recruit a Stock Analyst/Controller in Epping for one of Britain’s biggest supplier of electrical/mechanical tools and machinery, who will be responsible for optimising and managing the performance of the Supply Chain function.

Principle responsibilities and duties:

  • Use market conditions and historical data to analyse stock levels and forecast future demands
  • Forecast future demand and control the information flow to Buyers for a stipulated group of suppliers and products to determine future buying quantities
  • Produce periodical reports for the Sales and Marketing teams to help target their promotions
  • Use Excel and stock system skills to continually update and improve system and processing efficiency.
  • Manage the Sales Inventory Monitoring Systems to maintain optimum product profiles throughout the store and warehousing network
  • Control the phasing in and out of seasonal and new products whilst maximising availability and sales opportunities
  • Control the management of the internet & telesales stock availability flags to maximise sales opportunities whilst minimising customer disappointment
  • As key point of contact, liaise with senior managers and main external suppliers to:
    • coordinate activities during periods of increased sales activity
    • ensure timely and efficient flow of information
    • maintain proactive communication
  • Assist with warehouse physical inventories and subsequent reconciliation (off site) and manage any discrepancies appropriately
  • Maintain good housekeeping and confidentiality practices in all areas of responsibility
  • Report to senior personnel any breach of security or any act of dishonesty by a member of the public, visitor or member of staff
  • Any other reasonable duties as required

Shared Responsibilities

  • Produce daily, weekly and monthly reports highlighting company, stock & Buyer performance whilst developing data capture and enhancing internal systems
  • Development of new systems, work practices and controls with the General Manager

Limits to Authority

  • Comply with operational practice as determined by the General Manager
  • Comply with Personnel and Payroll working practices as determined by Personnel and Payroll Supervisor
  • Comply with accounting / administration practices as determined by the General Manager
  • Comply with H & S regulations as determined by H & S Manager
  • Comply with Fleet policy as determined by the Fleet Manager


·Annual salary review

·Bonuses twice yearly

·20 days holiday

·Company Contribution Pension scheme with Life Assurance

·Daily lunch option

·On-site parking

Required skills

  • DIY
  • Power Supplies
  • Stock Control
  • Stock Market Analysis

Reference: 36097234

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