Stock Controller Team Lead

Impulse Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Stock Controller Team Lead for a large company based in D 22

This is a full time permanent position and a great opportunity to join a fantastic company

The ideal candidate will have at least 1 years experience working as a team leader and managing a team

Working hours are Monday to Friday 7:00am  – 15:30pm  or 8:00am – 16:30pm

The candidate will need to flexible throughout busy peaks of the year I.e. October /December


Reporting to the Stock Control and Vendor Returns Manager, the candidate will work as part of a dedicated team supporting our customers’ requirements. The candidate will be responsible for the management of the day-to-day activity and a team of operatives.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Cycle counts:
    • Plan, organise, coordinate and execute cyclical stock counts and inventory audits
    • Present and report results of cyclical counts
    • Recommend measures to improve quality of service and increase effectiveness and efficiencies within and beyond the stock control function
    • Continuously improve using lean enterprise practices
    • Manage inventory accuracy through monitoring of daily warehouse activities and cycle counts
  • Product placement
    • Manage process and material flows to maximize utilisation of the warehouse space and layout
    • Monitor and control correct levels of stock in the storage locations to meet ‘on time in full’ order requirements.
  • People and process management:
    • Lead, develop and empower the stock control team
    • Provide leadership by establishing clear expectations and demonstrating high standards of work practices
    • Train, plan and assign daily work for the stock control team
    • Maintain and promote the highest standards of health and safety throughout the operation
    • Ensure a clean and tidy working environment to aid operational efficiency
    • Proactively contribute to the team and actively committed to teams’ development
    • Maintain and promote standards to the highest level within the department through the involvement of all team members
    • Manage the stock control processes
    • Manage, maintain and improve processes for stock control and disseminate feedback
    • Maintain time, attendance and holiday planning of team members
  • Targets
    • Deliver the operational goals and objectives for the department and implement methods and procedures to enhance stock performance
    • Manage the strategic and financial needs and goals of the department. Ensure these goals translate into team and individual objectives. Take full accountability for the departmental KPIs and delivering performance
  • Performance criteria
    • Self-aware, positive, self-motivated and pro-active leader, committed to successfully achieving the goals and objectives of themselves, the department and the company
    • Maintain a high level of service to internal and external customers, promoting a positive attitude towards others in the team and across the business
    • Build productive working relationships with other functions in the business
    • Ensure effective and relevant information is communicated to colleagues to eliminate misunderstandings and ensure good working relationships are maintained.
    • Set an example for team members of commitment, warehouse and stock control activities, work ethics and habits and personal character
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Prior knowledge of operations and stock control
  • Experience using SAP
  • Experience using Microsoft suite, especially data manipulation and analysis in MS Excel
  • Responsiveness to pressure and able to meet targets and deadlines         
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Quality awareness
  • Genuine desire to provide services with a high degree of personal responsibility.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, with an excellent level of verbal and written English
  • Excellent time management
  • People skills – ability to direct and motivate team
  • good communication verbal and written
  • meticulous
  • thorough in finding the root cause of the issue
  • computer literate
  • knowledge of excel (vlookup, pivot table, conditional formatting) – does not have to be advanced just ability to use them
  • not afraid of heights due to stock control and shelving

Distinct advantage:

  • SAP knowledge
  • Ability to drive vehicles i.e. (platform (cherry picker), reach truck) – not essential
Job Category: Stock Controller Team Lead
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Lucan

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