Inventory Controller


Supply Chain & Logistics







Work city:

Ely, Cambridgeshire

Work start:



£ salary to attract the best plus an excellent benefits package including pension, health care, 25 days holiday and more

Job opportunities:


Are you an Inventory Controller who likes to ensure your stock management is highly accurate through systematic data input and routine stock checks? Can you train and influence colleagues to achieve outstanding levels of transaction, ensuring stock is accounted for, with any discrepancies or issues investigated and resolved quickly?

Superb sales growth and manufacturing output increases mean this critical role provides a key function to ensure production targets are met on time in full, to the right quantity and quality, so spot on inventory control is critical.  This opportunity is one where your vision and understanding can really make a difference.


Responsibilities of the Inventory Controller:


• Regular stock cycle counts as part of the audit program

• Investigating and correcting inventory issues through processing physical inventory counts and reconciling discrepancies

• Working with logistics and production teams to ensure LEAN manufacturing projects utilise optimum storage space and reduce stock variations

• Ensuring accurate data entry in the MRP system, produce monthly reports and stock ‘write-off’ performance data

• Review and complete training programs for colleagues so they can fully action the correct procedures, processes, and transactions

• Working closely with the logistics, purchasing and planning teams you will recommend process improvements to promote great inventory control through good visual management 

• Audit trails must be maintained following stock adjustments, transfers, and movement journals

• Waste elimination and LEAN promotion with suppliers & vendors will save money too.


The Inventory Controller skills and qualities:


• Experience of working in an engineering manufacturing inventory control role using modern stock control systems, with the responsibility for maintaining high levels of stock accuracy 

• A proven track record of influence to improve stock accuracy, reduce losses and wastage, manage stock cycle counts and the audit program to give maximum efficiency

• With a good level of education and very high attention to detail, you’ll be numerate and inquisitive

• An excellent team player with excellent communication and people skills to work across multiple departments, time manage and multi-task effectively

• Strong IT skills especially with MRP/ERP systems,  if you have Microsoft Dynamics experience that would be ideal though not essential


About the Inventory Controller opportunity and company: 

This successful business is expanding and with a very forward-thinking management culture, they develop and produce technically advanced products supplied around the world to discerning clients.  With strong core values they support and develop their staff to achieve amazing results, building on the knowledge that you bring.

Hours 08:00 – 16:30 Monday – Friday

Salary and benefits: ££ industry attractive and great benefits package including 25 days holiday; contributed pension scheme; Life Cover; Private Health Care; Child Care Vouchers; Income Protection and much more

Actively interviewing for a new Inventory Controller and ready to hire in NOW (closing date 17 November) so send your CV using the links provided, thank you. Or contact Deborah on 07766 56 26 43 | 01284 700323

Opportunity to work with: | Inventory Management | Stock control | Production / Manufacturing / Assembly support | Electro-mechanical Engineering | MRP / ERP / | Process Improvements | Creative Problem Solving | LEAN | 

You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this role.

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