Stores & Stock Manager £35k

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Position: Stores & Stock Manager

Salary: £35k

Hours: Mon - Thurs 7am - 4pm, Fri 7am - 1pm

Location: Stourport

We have a position available to join a well established and expanding manufacturing business based in Stourport.

Summary of Duties:     

  • Controlling health & safety within stores area
  • Managing the Goods in process
  • Full control of the stock process including review, analysis and process improvement recommendations
  • Managing Stores procedures by maintaining and improving process controls
  • Control Stores paperwork (booking in/out/stock movements/issuing kitting requirements to production areas/Filing and control of documents)
  • Weekly Stock Control Reports
  • Raise Internal orders for stock replenishment
  • Being part of a management team that encourages achievement to identified objectives and targets
  • Ability to identify areas of process improvement to drive efficiency through the business model
  • Managing stores operators
  • Identifying training needs
  • Identifying resource constraints
  • Managing waste
  • Responsible for stock control within stores
  • Advise purchasing of any consumable or consignment requirements
  • General housekeeping within stores environment

 Inventory Management

  • Monitor the Company’s inventory levels
  • Design & implement an inventory tracking system to optimise inventory  
  • Examine the level of supplies and raw materials to determine shortages
  • Document daily deliveries and shipments to update inventory
  • Prepare detailed reports on inventory operations, stock levels and adjustments
  • Evaluate new inventory through the goods in process to ensure it’s ready for shipment
  • Perform daily analysis to predict potential inventory problems   

 Stock Control

Analysing supply chain data to ensure the uninterrupted availability of stock

Forecasting supply and demand to prevent overstocking and running out of stock

Placing and receiving internal orders to replenish stocks as needed

Tracking shipments and coordinating internal stock transfers, resolving delays

Overseeing stock storage processes, including tagging, boxing and labelling

Maintaining a steady flow of stock from storage to where it is needed


Responsible for the integrity of all Company stock to include:

  • Undertake/organise rolling stocktakes and ensuring computer stocks are updated accordingly, investigate and report discrepancies
  • Produce monthly stock reports for all departments and locations, amend where necessary and update electronically in a timely manner
  • Analyse usage of stock components with regard to lead time, setting min, max and reorder levels accordingly
  • Manage physical stock locations into a clearly identifiable racking system and formulate and update stock locations electronically
  • Manage year end stock take ensuring all stock is counted and recorded in a timely manner
  • Report on potential obsolete stock


Liaison with other departments


  • Work closely with the Contracts department to ensure forthcoming requirements are communicated adjust maximum/reorder levels to suit   


  • Work closely with the planning department to ensure forthcoming requirements are adequately covered, adjust maximum/reorder levels to suit


  • Report late, incomplete, damaged deliveries and deliver paperwork to the department in a timely manner
  • Expedite urgent stock shortages

 Manufacture and assembly

  • Ensure stock parts are manufactured in a timely manner
  • Ensure complete delivery of parts to the fabrication and paint departments are achieved in a timely manner.


Workforce are responsible for placing skilled and in demand people on both a permanent and contract basis into the Engineering, Technical and Manufacturing sectors, from skilled Shop Floor Personnel and Specialist Engineers to Supervisory and Management positions.
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