Stock Control Manager

Job details
  • Job Ref: DCCCSM001
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Epping
  • Salary: £35,000 - £48,000 pa

Armstrong Knight are working exclusively with a Manufacturing company that has a Global Presence.

Due to the recent retirement of a long standing member of staff, our client now has a fantastic career opportunity available for a 'Stock Control Manager'.

Duties and responsibilities:


  • Initial sign off of P.O’s
  • Expediting orders
  • Contact suppliers to confirm shipment dates and input/amend arrival dates on the system
  • As key point of contact, liaise with senior managers and main external suppliers to:
  • coordinate activities during periods of increased sales activity
  • ensure timely and efficient flow of information
  • maintain proactive communication
  • Parts orders and replenishment
  • Monitoring of warranty claims and rebates
  • Price listing- working closely with Marketing


  • Use market conditions and historical data to analyse stock levels and forecast future demands. Control the information flow to Buyers for a stipulated group of suppliers and products to determine future buying quantities
  • Produce periodical reports for the Sales, Buying and Marketing teams to help target their promotions
  • Produce the monthly PI report
  • Produce the month end stock reports and KPI’s for management
  • Produce ad hoc analysis reports when requested

Maintenance & updating:

  • Stock master file maintenance
  • Manage the Sales Inventory Monitoring Systems to maintain optimum product profiles throughout the store and warehousing network
  • Control the phasing in and out of seasonal and new products whilst maximising availability and sales opportunities
  • Control the management of the internet & telesales stock availability and hold flags to maximise sales opportunities whilst minimising customer disappointment
  • Regular reviews of over-stocked items
  • Development of new systems, work practices and controls with the General Manager
  • Use Excel and stock system skills to continually update and improve system and processing efficiency.

Stock takes:

  • Annual stock take count at NDC- Assist with warehouse physical inventories and subsequent reconciliation (off site) and manage any discrepancies appropriately
  • Produce year end stock take reports and update system
  • Perpetual stock counts with NDC


  • Annual salary review
  • Bonuses twice yearly
  • 20 days holiday
  • Company Contribution Pension scheme with Life Assurance
  • On-site parking

Please call Darren at Armstrong Knight for further details and to progress your application.

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