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Stock Planner/Controller

Location: PRESTON, LANCASHIRE Salary: 20000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Per Annum, inc benefits
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 20 days ago Reference: 3082610
Are you an experienced stock planner/controller?

Do you want to work in a challenging and rewarding environment?


If so, Reed Business Support is once again proud to be representing a UK leading manufacturing company in Preston.

Our client is looking for a Stock Planner/Controller to join their fast paced and vibrant business.


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 £20,000-£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. If you are wanting more information please get in contact with Victoria O’Connor on either Victoria.o’connor@reedglobal.com or 01772 200843.

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