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Stock Controller

Job Title: Stock Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92298
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.54891.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: April 04, 2013 09:58

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen within this successful business for an experienced Stock Controller to join their head office team. To be successful in this role you must have outstanding numerical and analytical skills, along with advanced knowledge of Excel. Previous experience within Merchandising or Stock Control from a high street retail or successful supplier to the high street is essential. You will have experience of managing at least 2,000 SKUs. Responsibilities will include: · Stock planning and forecasting. · Critical path management. · Raising and inputting purchase orders. · Managing and maintaining stock levels. · Liaising with suppliers and factories; managing relationships, ensuring products are put into production and shipped within agreed lead times. · Working closely with other departments within the business such as, merchandising and sales account managers. · Reporting - for both internal and external stock reports. The successful candidate will: · Have previous experience in a similar role within stock control or merchandising. Retail experience would be highly preferable although candidates with experience from a key supplier to the high street will also be considered · Have previous experience of working with overseas factories. · Have experience of stock forecasting and planning · Be an advanced Excel user. Enjoy working with data and number-crunching · Be a good communicator - previous experience within a customer facing role would be highly desirable This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing and successful company. If you are an experienced Stock Controller or Merchandising professional looking for a new challenge, apply now! We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.