Stock Controller

Posted 6 February by Swanstaff Recruitment Ltd Featured

Job Title: Stock Controller
Location: Swanley
Salary: £23,000 per annum

Stock Controllers! In this miserable weather, let me heat up your job prospects with a hot new job that offers diversity, a fresh challenge and stable Monday - Friday working hours.

I am looking for experienced Stock Controllers/Managers with exceptional organisation skills and a logical mind to join my client, a facilities organisation on a permanent, full time basis. Along with a fantastic basic salary, this role offers you the opportunity to develop your skills in a hands-on role and take complete ownership on inbound/outbound stock within the company.

As my golden candidate you will have recent experience in a similar position, preferably within the construction sector and be strategically-minded in order to monitor stock.

The Role:

  • To ensure incoming product is received and managed appropriately and in accordance with Company procedure; maintaining appropriate control systems, to include asset control logs to account for all stock received and dealing with any discrepancies in the order provision to include reconciliation of delivery notes.
  • To monitor compliance by suppliers with agreed service standards and ensure that all goods have been inspected at delivery stage for quality, quantity, dimensions and specification.
  • To ensure that all goods / materials are ready for allocation to Engineers / Operatives in a timely manner.
  • To manage a central store of stock items and provide reporting and key information in order to facilitate the efficient running of the stock operation to include tracking and reporting daily wastage.
  • To liaise with Suppliers / Central Pricing & Ordering to help ensure timely delivery of goods and resolve any disparities in ordering process.
  • To liaise with other locations / Procurement to inform them of the stock inventory and to release stock in line with agreed control process ensuring the accurate recording of all stock transfers.
  • To minimise overstocks and removal of obsolete / redundant raw materials in accordance with Company to maximize availability of working capital.
  • Responsible for the setting up and operation of the glass cutting machine where applicable in accordance with appropriate specifications and Health and Safety best practices.
  • To manage and control perpetual inventory stock counting / inventory accuracy checks on a daily / weekly / monthly basis and as required`.
  • To manage the return of faulty goods to the dedicated repair centre.
  • To carry out minor repairs to goods, including painting duties.
  • Testing of equipment to ensure effective when installed.
  • Control of local waste and operatives tipping documentation.


  • Experience as Stock Controller / Store Person in a similar role.
  • Experience and /or knowledge of stock management.
  • Experience in either or both Steel and Alarm / Window, Door and Glazing sector.
  • Able to work effectively with computerised systems.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • This position requires the handling / moving large quantities of stock and lifting up to 10KG without assistance.
  • Strong organisational ability.
  • Possess the ability to work productively, efficiently & effectively with initiative and drive under tight timescales and pressure whilst maintaining attention to detail and quality.
  • Full UK Driving License.
  • Fork Lift License, desirable but not essential as training will be provided.

If you are looking for the next step in your career and want to start 2018 with a brand new role, then get in touch with Emily in our Head Office. These roles will be filled quickly so get in touch today if you don`t want to miss out!

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Application questions

Are you an experienced Stock Controller?
Do you have experience in the Steel and Alarm / Window, Door and Glazing sector?
Do you hold a full, valid Driving Licence?

Reference: 34410659

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