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Buyer / Inventory Controller

Leicester, Leicestershire
£24,000 to £30,000
Job Type
20 Jul 2022
12172 - Buyer / Inventory Controller Job Spec

Location: South Leicestershire

Summary of the Role

Our client - an established manufacturing SME based in South Leicestershire - is seeking an experienced Inventory/Stock Controller to join their team on a full-time permanent basis. Reporting to the Planning Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

Managing of all raw materials & packaging stocks using manual & Sage manufacturing tools,
The ordering of and maintaining of sufficient stock of all raw materials / packaging,
Sourcing & gaining approval for new materials,
Maintaining & developing good communications / relationships with key materials suppliers & stakeholders,
Analysis & control of company spending on materials within set targets,
Managing several warehouse units.
Other key duties include:

Raising purchase orders using Sage & emailing to suppliers,
Input deliveries into Sage system to complete purchase orders. Match delivery notes with purchase orders / invoices for sign-off by Ops Director, ensuring all details are correct,
Raw material control - manage lowest stock holding to ensure full supply to production at all times,
Manage intake controls at Warehouse (incl. rejections, supplier claims etc)
Develop Sage manufacturing system to record stock management & ultimately assist with planning,
Raising any price issues, supply issues or invoice queries with suppliers,
Ensuring all materials are purchased from approved suppliers in accordance with relevant H&S legislation and the technical team,
Liaise with Production Management across all levels on a daily basis to ensure materials are available for plans, and liaise with NPD / Product Technicians adopting a pro-active approach in relation to introducing new raw materials & products,
Participate in, and help with, planning & achieving of all commercial targets,
Monthly reporting of performance versus KPI s for stock holding, supplier compliance & savings,
Any reasonable requests made of you by your manager.

Appointment Type: Permanent
Salary: £24,000 - £30,000 (subject to experience)
Hours: Full-Time
Holiday 20 Days + Bank Holidays
On-Site Parking
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  • Job Reference: 662713996-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
    Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Salary: £24,000 to £30,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension + other benefits
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent