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Job Title

Stock Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorTransport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£40,000 to £45,000 per annum
LocationsCheshire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesInventory Management
Date Posted29 January 2018

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An organised proactive Stock manager needed for a well known market leader based near Crewe. Excellent package of £40,000 to £45,000 for the right candidate

Client Details

The Client is a well known market leader with a number of sites across the UK. This role will be permanently based at one of their sites near Crewe.


Key responsibilities of Stock Manager
  • Take responsibility and accountability for the 24/5 Inventory operation
  • Manage the Stock & Returns teams and continually improve the stock & returns systems and procedures within the warehouse, in order to maximise stock availability and reduce stock shortages
  • Ensure that any returns issues are investigated and corrected in order to maintain stock integrity and that returns are quickly and accurately processed
  • Produce statistical information regarding volumes, productivity and issues
  • Provide coaching and guidance to the Stock & Admin Team
  • Ensure a training strategy and plan exists for the team and is executed to meet business requirements
  • Liaise with internal departments in order to resolve operational issues including stock integrity issues
  • Ensure a robust process exists for planning annual leave so that adequate cover is in place at all times throughout the year and that all annual leave entitlement is utilised
  • Produce information regarding volumes, productivity, operational issues, improvements, people issues, training and development
  • Provide a strategic plan for the Stock & Admin team as appropriate
  • Understand budgetary restrictions for the Stock & Admin team
  • Monitor team behaviours and pro-actively address any negative behaviours arising through leadership skills whilst recognising, encouraging, rewarding and building on positive behaviours
  • Ensure delivery of Key Performance Indicators whether internal or customer specific.
  • Ensure a safe, secure, clean and fair working environment for team members
  • Ensure a plan for regular reviews exists and that they are completed with all team members at the agreed frequency
  • Deal with issues of disciplinary, grievance and investigation
  • Ensure awareness and compliance of any governing bodies is completed effectively


The successful Stock Manager
  • Would ideally be used to working in a controlled environment
  • Have the ability to communicate at all levels (written and oral) and contribute in a cross functional collaborative environment
  • Previous inventory experience of a similar scale of operation (6000 SKU's)
  • Knowledge of warehouse planning tools
  • The ability to implement and then managing new processes in a fast paced environment
  • Have excellent attention to detail good time management skills and the ability to work without direct supervision
  • Automation experience will be advantageous

Job Offer

An excellent package of £40,000 to £45,000 for the right candidate

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