Parts Manager

Posted 13 September by Sussex Recruitment Ltd

Parts Manager

Sussex Recruitment has an excellent opportunity for a Parts Manager for their well-established local client who have recently invested £2.4m in new machinery, people and future growth. Opportunities for career progression will be available to the right candidate.

The main purpose of this position will be to oversee and control all stock movements of which there are circa 5000+ parts.

The ideal applicant will be extremely organised, with good previous knowledge of stock management. In addition, you should have strong supervisory skills, with the ability to prioritise workloads, mentor/train staff and problem solve.

A combi fork lift licence is desirable but not mandatory.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Report directly to the Warehouse Manager.

To oversee and organise stock production requirements.

Purchasing of product

Inventory and management control

Introduction / Implement new stock control system and procedures

To accept and receipt goods-In, on a daily basis ensuring 100% accuracy.

Locate and allocate goods-in according to the "Goods-In" procedure.

Liaise with all relevant departments on deliveries and planning of goods-in.

Drive the team and department forward

Advise on all stock shortages and incorrect supply from manufactures to the Warehouse Manager.

Create and maintain department K.P.I's

To ensure all goods received meet the expected criteria for quality, quantity and the exact product requirements.

To ensure that the goods-in / yard areas are kept clean and clear.

Manage a stores team and identify areas for improvement.

Provide mentoring and regular team reviews.

Ensure all Health & Safety Regulations are abided to.

Implement change as required by the Warehouse Manager

Year End Stock Audits

Additional Duties:

To assist the Warehouse Manager with all stock audits and planning.

Report shortages required for the production schedules to the Factory & Warehouse Manager

Analyse current processes and suggest positive and effective change(s).

Requirement Skills:

Strong Management skills

3+ years knowledge of large quantity of items and stock management.

High level of organisation skills.

Fork Lift license and skill set.

Discretion and diplomacy skill set.

Ability to prioritise work load

Mentoring with experience training staff

Positive with "can do" attitude

Excels under pressure

Excellent communication skills, both internal and external with suppliers

Process Driven

High volume parts experience

Desirable Skills:

Knowledge and understanding of product

Experienced with stock system transfers

Fork lift licence


Company pension

Career longevity with progression opportunities

Relocation package for the right person if relevant

This is a full time position, hours 08.00 to 17:30, Monday to Friday.

We endeavour to respond to all applications; however, due to the large volume this isn’t always possible. If you haven't heard from us within seven days, please assume you have not been successful for this particular role. Thank you for your interest and please continue to look at our website for future opportunities.

Required skills

  • Fork Lift
  • Stock Management
  • Warehouse
  • Supervising Others
  • Stores Manager

Application questions

Do you have excellent knowledge of parts management?
Are you very organised with experience of supervising staff?
Do you have a current Fork Lift Licence?

Reference: 32562724

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