Stock Controller / Shipping Manager

Stock Controller / Shipping Manager – Central London – Up to £32,000

A Wine Stock Controller and Shipping Manager is required to join this wine distributor.

The Wine Stock Controller and Shipping Manager MUST have a proven track record of stock control and the process of shipping goods into the UK.

The Package:

Salary: £28,000-£32,000 dependent on experience
20 days’ holiday (excluding public holidays), increasing to 25 days following two years’ service.
Pension scheme

Key Areas of responsibility:

– Manage all aspects of stock within the 3rd party bond and duty paid owned-warehouse: forecasting, ordering and stocktaking.
– Manage the stock levels within the parameters set out by management, utilising historical sales data, sales team forecasts and sales channel trends.
– Ensure that vintage management and stock-turn is efficiently managed and on a quarterly basis make recommendations to the management of action required to clear unwanted stock.
– Work closely with the warehouse teams to ensure that the stock is replenished quickly, kept in excellent condition and efficiencies of picking constantly reviewed and improved.
– Management of supplier orders: creating PO’s, organising freight forwarding (where appropriate), updating stakeholders of new vintages (customer services, sales team, marketing department).
– Execute quarterly reviews on suppliers’ efficiency and performance, presenting findings back to management.

Skills preferred:

– A highly organised individual with a strong sense of motivation, urgency, and ability to manage pressure.
– Must have a hands-on approach in dealing with stock management, counting, managing, forecasting.

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Location London
Job titleStock Controller / Shipping Manager
Salary £28000 - £32000
Consultant james
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