stores controller

Job Title: stores controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birkenhead, England
Salary: £35000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-11-22
Reference: BH-94928
Contact Name: Hayley Parfitt
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 22, 2018 10:16

Job Description

Stores Controller – Wirral - £35,000 – Food Manufacturing
A large food manufacturing business based on the Wirral is looking to recruit a stores person for the team.
As a stores controller you will be responsible for effectively and efficiently leading the delivery of all engineering buying functions within the company.
Stores Controller – Responsibilities
  • To work with manufacturing / engineering management to ensure that essential spare parts are available when needed to maximise plant efficiency.
  • Build strong relationships with suppliers to ensure best price and quality of service.
  • Complete annual stock take of stores equally across 12 months.
  • Strive towards 100% part availability without increase of stock value.
  • To manage all service and maintenance contracts for the company in order to ensure maximum cost effectiveness
  • To identify and implement actions that will deliver cost reductions and service enhancements.
  • Negotiate strategic partnerships and identify preferred suppliers.
  • To work with Finance to manage the asset base of the company.
  • Check, record and re-order stock levels to maintain the flow of supply stock items.
  • Organise and maintain stores to ensure efficient parts in/out system which is audit ready to keep stores neat and tidy.
Stores Controls – Skills Requirements
  • Previous experience of stores management/buying preferable within an engineering environment
  • Broad knowledge of engineering
  • Working knowledge of all procurement legislation and contract law
  • Strategic approach to site engineering plan
Key skills – stores management / SAP / Goods in / Good out / Stock management / Stock value

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