Inventory Controller

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Salary Description
Great benefits package, Monday to Friday, Permanent
Contract Type

Siamo Recruitment are working with a new and exciting company who are specialists within the Utilities industry, providing a bespoke service their customer operations team is expanding due to their success.

No day will be the same as you’ll have a varied workforce ensuring you to utilise your customer service skillset whilst managing your own operational business goals. A great opportunity for an individual looking to demonstrate a key focus for learning, developing, and growing within their career.


25 Days hols + Bank Hols

Flexible working (shifts usually start at 7.15 and finish at 4pm) with a Noon finish on Fridays.

Pension (up to 7% match from employer)

Private Health Care

Social activities


  • Develop the company’s inventory management strategy with the aim of controlling costs within budgetary limits, generating savings, rationalising inventory and maximizing available working capital
  • Manage and maintain the company’s material and stocked product inventory including stock profiles and stock locations
  • Manage and control perpetual inventory stock counting / inventory accuracy checks
  • Minimise overstocks and removal of obsolete / redundant raw materials to maximize availability of working capital
  • Ensure that goods inward / stock control department is well organised and controlled to sufficiently support production and the goals of the business.
  • Ensure incoming product is receipted and managed appropriately according to company procedure.
  • Ensure materials are ready and available for production as and when required.
  • Ensure that any materials that are late or holding up production for whatever reason are chased and followed up until received.
  • Ensure sub contract processes are received back and that suppliers are chased to ensure no late delivery situation.
  • Provide routine management information on inventory performance

  • Monitor and evaluate consumables usage & costs
  • Monitor & evaluate material utilization and scrap

Job Description

  • Implement improvement processes and systems to reduce inventory, minimise costs and maximize working capital
  • Write and maintain accurate written procedures for all main inventory control processes and functions.
  • Be responsible for managing and running planned stock takes.
  • Perform cyclic stock checks
  • Check and adjust shop floor data collection data
  • Ensure works orders are correct and fully completed and that all stock has been allocated to the job correctly.
  • Ensure integrity and accuracy of the stock management system

Person Specification:

  • Ideally possessing a relevant professional qualification and/or suitable

background experience in inventory management / purchasing

  • Have a detailed understanding of MRP and inventory control / management systems and ERP.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience of lean manufacture, kanban and kaizen continuous improvement or similar production tools within a low volume, high quality manufacturing facility would be an advantage.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills for a demanding and customer focused working environment.
  • Possess excellent personal organisation and business administration skills in accordance with modern best practice methods.
  • Possess the ability to work productively, efficiently & effectively with initiative and drive under tight timescales and pressure whilst maintaining attention to detail and quality.
  • Possess the willingness to learn, improve and adapt.
  • Possess relevant IT skills in basic MS Office applications - outlook, excel & word in particular and a working knowledge or business ERP systems
  • Produce daily reports to ensure key critical areas of the stock system are controlled and any discrepancies addressed and resolved.
  • Manage control measures to ensure mistakes, inaccuracies and discrepancies are highlighted, addressed and resolved.


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