Stock Control Operative / Inventory Controller 6m Temp

Posted 20 October by Goodfellow
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Job Title: Stock Control Operative

Location: Huntingdon

Salary: £18,000

Job type: Temporary, Full time

This is an ambitious UK-based company with subsidiary operations in the USA, France, Germany and China. They supply materials which are used for research, development and specialised manufacturing applications within areas such as Healthcare, Industry, Communications, Academia and Defence.

The Role:

The Stock Control Operative is responsible for ensuring the best possible quality and service is delivered to internal and external customers whilst also contributing to the wider business success and driving the company strategic plan. The role is a 6-months fixed term contract

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the effective Stock control and accuracy to support the aims of the business in terms of Quality, Cost, Speed, Dependability, Flexibility
  • Implementation of the cycle count process, conduct physical counts and reconcile with Management system
  • Maintain accurate stock records
  • Analysis and rectification of cycle count data
  • Proactively look for process improvements with a methodical and consistent approach
  • Take responsibility and ownership in problem investigation and resolution
  • Ensure effective use of warehouse space through organisation, housekeeping and layout to optimise stock holdings and flow of processes
  • Liaise with internal customers as and when required in a timely way to manage any issues
  • Any other responsibilities for the necessary fulfilment of the role

The Candidate:

Key Requirement

  • IT skills - Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Numerical and problem-solving skills
  • Flexibility and a positive attitude towards opportunity
  • Accuracy and high attention to detail
  • Able to work efficiently in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment, while keeping accurate data records
  • A mindset that puts the cutomer at the centre of everything they do
  • An ability to work independently and as a team

Preferred Experience

  • Knowledge of Warehouse Management / ERP systems
  • Relevant warehouse/stock control/cycle count experience
  • Forklift / Reach truck certification


  • Full time 37.5 hours per week
  • Salary circa £18k
  • Pension
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Income protection and critical illness
  • Life Assurance

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Inventory Administrator, Stock Control Assistant, Warehouse Management, Materials Planner, Stock Controller, Warehouse Coordinator, Inventory Management, Stock Movement Coordinator, Good Inwards, Good Outwards, Inventory Controller, Inventory Coordinator may also be considered for this role.

Required skills

  • Inventory Management
  • Warehouse Management
  • Inventory Controller
  • Stock Controller
  • Warehouse Coordinator
  • Materials Planner
  • Good Inwards
  • Inventory Administrator
  • Stock Control Assistant
  • Stock Movement Coordinator
  • Good Outwards

Reference: 41212910

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