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Divisional Stock Control Manager


Job description

• Accredited Living Wage Employer

• Pension scheme

• Employee discount

• Discretionary annual bonus, based on company performance

• Extra holidays (after one year)

We are currently recruiting for a Divisional Stock Control Manager to work alongside our Warehouse and Logistics Manager to monitor and control stock coming into the building & distribution of stock, managing cycle counts throughout the business, and resolve any queries regarding stock audits.


  • Managing the day-to-day controlling of stock, taking full ownership of designated areas within the business
  • Managing control measures to ensure mistakes, inaccuracies and discrepancies are highlighted, addressed, and resolved
  • Weekly meetings with the Operations Manager and Warehouse and Logistics Manager to inform of any updates/issues that arise and work to provide solutions
  • Managing and controlling perpetual inventory stock counting accuracy checks
  • Working with the Purchasing Team and Product Managers to coordinate stock
  • Liaise with the Warehouse and Logistics Manager for Warehouse transfer queries
  • Using stock system to investigate negative stock, no lines shipped, incorrect quantity shipped and monitoring/ investigating stock losses
  • Lead the stock control team to carry out and complete cycle counts throughout the business and outlying depots – Issuing, checking & investigating
  • Manage the stock control team to monitor stock adjustment & stock level queries
  • Ensure stock is put away accurately into the correct bin location
  • Ensuring customer orders are progressed through the system
  • Monitoring housekeeping, damaged stock, and reasons for damages
  • Working closely with Branch Managers as point of contact
  • Working with Team leaders to monitor and improve staff performance
  • Reconcile and verify all deliveries to invoices
  • Overseeing the unloading of delivery vehicles
  • Liaise with the Goods in Team leader to control goods inwards and receipting of stock
  • Working to teams KPI’s to control processes and key materials

*May be required to carry out additional tasks appropriate to the role


  • Demonstrable direct warehousing experience, working with industrial equipment will be an advantage
  • Excellent people management skills, motivating staff to work to their full potential
  • The ability to supervise and develop staff members and make decisions relevant to the successful outcome and conclusion of the warehousing processes.
  • Previous Stock control experience required
  • Good attention to detail
  • An investigative nature to question if something does not appear to be correct.
  • Confident leadership skills
  • Good customer service skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication

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