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Stock Controller/ Planner

Location: Preston Salary: 23000 - 30000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: 3083357
Are you an experienced stock planner/controller? Do you want to work in a challenging and rewarding environment?

Reed Procurement and Supply Chain are currently recruiting for a stock controller/planner for a leading manufacturing company in Preston.

Working in a customer focused, worldwide manufacturing environment you will be involved in the ordering and management of stock and pipeline of workwear garments. This includes:
• Planning and raising purchase orders for garments with suppliers and factories
• Reviewing and updating due dates – investigating and managing delays and constraints which may be due to manufacturing or supply of raw materials if appropriate
• Reviewing incoming pipelines to identify stock shortages and suggest corrective action.
• Progress chasing – Managing the flow of information and communication of updates between suppliers and internal departments
• Arranging import transport from supplier into our warehouse
• Invoice checking and management of delivery discrepancies
• General administration and housekeeping of the IT system and documents
• Support for Purchasing and Embroidery departments during holidays

Key Competencies/Skills:
• Proficient use of Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and Outlook.
• A mathematical and analytical approach
• Attention to detail
• Good problem solving skills – being able to review, investigate and find solutions using own initiative
• Good team working skills in a busy office environment
• A flexible approach to working
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Recent experience in a stock controlling, planning or merchandising role

Working hours are Monday-Thursday 8:15am–4:45pm, and 8:15am-4:00pm on Friday.

The salary for this role is £23,000-£30,000 per annum (dependent on experience).

Benefits include:
• 25 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays
• Company pension
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Childcare Voucher Scheme

Our client is looking for someone who wants a career with a market leader… if that’s you apply now by replying to this advert with your up to date CV.

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