Inventory Controller

Recruiter
Demon Recruitment and Resourcing Ltd
Location
Croydon, Greater London
Salary
£21000 - £25000/annum
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Inventory Controller to join our client, an award winning owned international company who love being known as a company that’s great to work for.

If nothing fazes you, this could be your ideal role!

With a huge development team, the company focus is on creating equipment which is creative, innovative, intuitive, works when it needs to and the reputation within their niche industry has gone from strength to strength over the past 30 years.

My client is looking for this person to be diligent in the planning, forecasting and deliverables/logistics at all times and being responsible for managing their systems, sourcing various components, liaising with suppliers, ensuring prompt delivery timescales, whilst being the “guardian of all items they supply” .

You will need to be able to effectively communicate with existing suppliers both, abroad and in the UK in order to maximise service levels whilst minimising stock levels.

Responsibilities
• Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness.
• Determine quantity and timing of deliveries.
• Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand using their system.
• Assess, manage and mitigate risks.
• Liaise with suppliers.
• To chase overdue deliveries from suppliers.
• Develop and implement strategies for optimising stock levels using their systems.
• Control spend and build a culture of long term saving on procurement costs.

The Candidate:
• Previous experience of inventory/stock control/logistics absolutely essential (goods inward & despatch) - electronics industry experience essential
• Excellent communicator at all levels.
• Confident IT user-particularly Excel.
• Able to build strong relationships, particularly with suppliers.
• Logical and methodical thinker
• Highly organised with the ability to work under pressure
• Knowledge of procurement techniques and software purchasing systems

If you need to discuss this role in more detail, please call Demon Recruitment & Resourcing in the Croydon office. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

Demon Recruitment confirms its commitment to equality of opportunity in all areas of its work. All individuals will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.

Whilst we would like to personally respond to every application this often isn't possible due to the volume of applicants. Should you have not been contacted within 7 days you have not been short listed on this occasion. However, your CV may be held on file for future reference