Stock Controller


Stock Controller

Our Supply Chain team is growing rapidly, and we are now on the lookout for a Stock Controller to effectively manage and control our purchased stock. You’ll be playing a key part in supporting the operational team and helping them to maximise productivity and accuracy.
Day to Day
Analysing. You’ll be analysing key data in relation to slow moving stock in order to identify root causes for excess stock and make recommendations for process improvements. You’ll be at the heart of re-distributing our current stock to make its use as effective as possible.
Collaborating. You’ll communicate daily with our suppliers and work collaboratively with your wider peer group to effectively manage the return to vendor process.
Improving. You’ll be putting your analytical skills to the test whilst enjoying the challenge of continually trying to improve against targets. Through analysis, segmentation and planning, you’ll be able to define and deliver a clear plan to reduce excess stock.

Building Relationships.
Relationship building is an integral part to this role, you’ll be developing and maintaining effective working relationships between the category management team, finance, retail, supply chain, distribution and suppliers.
What you’ll bring
Analytical. You’re a lover of data with strong analytical skills. It is essential that you are at home with Excel and can use it’s broader capabilities to analyse data. You go beyond analysing factual information/data to develop a conceptual understanding of the meaning of a range of information.

Experience. Preferable, but not essential, you have proven experience of stock management and supply chain management within a multi-channel retail environment.

Resilience. You remain calm under pressure and are at ease when working outside of your comfort zone in adverse situations.

Communication.  You have proven experience in building strong working relationships with suppliers and have great examples of times where you have been able to influence both internal and external stakeholders.
Yourself. Bring your whole self to work and let your true personality shine through
What you’ll get
Toolstation. The story so far.
We’re one of Britain’s fastest growing multi-channel retailers of tools, accessories and building supplies. Backed by Travis Perkins plc, our freedom to operate as a nimble, entrepreneurial business means we’re now well established and have even bigger plans. The trade, home improvers and self-builders all trust us to deliver a lot more than tools.
So, our colleagues in our Head Office and Contact Centre in Bridgwater, at our Distribution Centres in Bridgwater, Middleton, Redditch and Daventry, and in our network of over 450 branches throughout the UK, work together to get the job done. And with plans to open another 60 branches this year, we always have opportunities for great retail professionals who want to grow with us.
To apply
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Our policy is to employ the best qualified people and provide equal opportunity for the advancement of employees including promotion and training and not to discriminate against any person because of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or disability.

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Job Overview
  • Salary
    Up to £29,500
  • Job Category
    Supply Chain
Job Location