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Inventory Controller

Location: PRESTON, LANCASHIRE Salary: 20000.00 - 20000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 21 days ago Reference: 3105677
Are you experienced in supply chain and looking for a new challenge with an established FMCG business?

Reed Business Support are recruiting for an Inventory Controller to join our client's busy supply chain team in Preston, Lancashire.




You will be required to;
- Forecast stock requirements and place orders with suppliers.
- Key out orders on system to raise purchase orders.
- Monitor stock to cover allocations, back orders and warehouse stock levels.
- Enter stock items in the system using stock file entry forms.
- Answer calls and emails pertaining to stock queries from suppliers, customers and sales executives.
- Investigate discrepancies between invoices and purchase orders.
- Ensure stock accuracy at all times through good use of stock control methods and systems.
- Monitor sales, offers and promotions as well as manage quarantine stock. Monitor and request samples as and when required.
- To manage stock level and value in the warehouse together with any other additional duties, which may be required in the efficiency of the business.

Main duties:
• Stock Control
• Configuring the AS400 system in line with the above
• Checking Booking in of deliveries
• System Maintenance
• Managing Quarantine Stock
• Monitoring samples on a daily basis/ requesting
• Invoice Queries
• Raising Purchase Orders
• Monitoring Buy In’s and Promotions
• Coding up price lists/Input of price changes onto the system
• Day to day business queries


You will have previous experience in a similar role (including supply planning, analysis, sales data, stock replenishment and forecasting) and be able to work in a high pressured environment, ideally within an FMCG environment.

You will have strong influencing and organisational skills as well as the drive succeed.

Salary £18,000 - £22,000 per annum dependent on experience. Future progression and training for the right candidate as the company grows.

Should you be interested in this role and have the relevant experience, please reply to this advert as soon as possible with your up to date CV, or send to victoria.o'connor@reedglobal.com

Please note that due to high volumes only short listed candidates will be contacted.



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