Stock Control Planner

Job title : Stock Control Planner
Location : Workington
Job type : Permanent
Salary : £25,000
Contact name : Ross Cunningham
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  • Carefully analyse stock levels, sales usages, and trends.

  • Run accurate and timely stock reports to ensure updated stock data.

  • Control Warehouse stock levels competently use electronic systems to track information and stock levels, create and process purchase orders in accordance with usages and correct lead times of the supply chain.

  • Monitor Supplier performance (OTIF) and communicate with TSA / Supplier directly in the event that stock levels may be affected due to supplier performance issues.

  • Communicate professionally with suppliers to solve problems, share information and ensure accurate orders are placed.

  • Communicate professionally with Supplier Manager & raise any important issues regarding supplier performance concerns to mitigate delays in supply of product.

  • Accurately maintain and update stock data

  • Accurately consider and communicate details of container shipments and liaise with TSA & Suppliers directly to ensure cost effective consolidation of shipments.

  • Work closely with the warehouse manager to ensure correct Shipment records are communicated.

  • Deal clearly with all suppliers including overseas suppliers in China and India on the telephone or email to pass on accurate order details and deal with any queries accordingly.

  • Actively investigate stock / product alternatives to mitigate any stock issues that would otherwise be subject to supplier lead times