Stock Controller (c/o Atkinson Page)

22 Jan 2013
22 Feb 2013
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Stock Controller
12 months contract
Ref: 7268R


An experienced Stock Controller is required for this multi million pound business. The successful candidate must be a methodical thinker who can think quickly and efficiently at all times.


Inputs and extracts all stock information using a computer and/or paper system and verifies information on computer/paper generated reports/documents across the department.

Reviews computer generated records and reports to determine ordering requirements and suppliers performance

Liaise with suppliers where necessary to resolve order discrepancies, documentation, availability and supply including non-stock items.

In the event of holidays/sickness/absence ensure within reason that the department continues to function without detriment to the effective running of the business.

To ensure that within the stock control team, yields are measured, recorded and reported on at daily meetings

Reconciles delivery documentation against GRNs and purchase orders resolving any discrepancies

Works to improve all stockholding levels wherever possible based on demand, sales information/ forecasting, historic or other known information.

Determines and reports short dated, incorrectly rotated or surplus stocks to the Planning Manager 

In conjunction with the Planning Manager, ensure attendance at all team meetings.

Demonstrates continuous effort to improve the operation by improved efficiency, decreased stock holding, reduced wastage and improved communications.

Works cooperatively and jointly to ensure the quality and supply requirements of the customer and company are maintained.

Attends meetings and training sessions as required by the Operations Manager.

Complies with the policies and rules of the Company.

Strong IT skills especially in Microsoft Excel, as this is the tool that they will use throughout the majority of their working day.

Strong communication skills – they must be able to communicate across the different departments of the business.

Flexible approach and ability to adapt to the changing needs of the company

Conduct themselves in a responsible and courteous manner at all times

Conscientious towards and willingness to meet deadlines

Professional, co-operative, enthusiastic and orderly approach to work

The ability to read and write in English


Please apply in strict confidence, preferably by email, with CV and salary details quoting ref: 7268R to Atkinson Page Ltd, Baildon Mills, Baildon, BD17 6JX. Telephone (01274) 592372 Fax (01274) 598564 email