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About the team.

I have a 2 vacancies for Inventory Controller's to work in our state of the art fulfilment centre Skygate, located in the East Midlands.

1 x Day Shift Vacancies Following a 12 hour Panama shift pattern 07:00am -19:00pm

1 x Night Shift Vacancy working Mon-Fri 20:00pm - 04:30am

You will work within the Inventory Team, managing and co-ordinating stock counting activities in order to maintain the integrity of the stock file. The team are responsible for the accurate investigation into stock discrepancies on site, analysing route causes of the variations and proposing process improvements for the operational team. The Inventory Controller roles have a high level of responsibility as you will ensure that the stock is available for our customers and the data file is accurate, which will then have a direct impact on operational performance.


About the role.

Reporting into the Inventory Team Managers you will be responsible for the accurate investigation of stock discrepancies and proposing process improvements for the operational team.

Due to the increase in team size and having accountability for inventory, applicants must have prior experience of inventory or stock control in a logistics environment to be considered.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage and co-ordinate stock take and cycle counting activities to ensure the required level of service is provided to the customer
  • Ensure all inventory data is kept up to date
  • Collaborate with the all departments on site to ensure accuracy of stock is maintained
  • Investigate any stock discrepancies
  • Adjust stock as required following investigation of discrepancies
  • Work closely with all site departments to close any procedural issues which could lead to stock inaccuracies
  • Assist with continuous improvement agendas
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with operational standards, safety and Hygiene risks
  • Accountable for being an authentic role model, driving positive and progressive change within the team to achieve measurable improvements
  • Compliance with policies, processes and toolkits to facilitate good practice, maximising business benefits
  • Responsible for communication of issues/information to line manager e.g. stock count variances, count accuracy or general warehouse queries
  • Completion of daily/weekly reports as necessary
  • Maintain close communication with other departments and deal with internal and external queries
  • Ability to deputise for the Inventory Team Manager

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proven ability to communicate with people at all levels, including both external and internal stakeholders, in a positive and consistent manner
  • Ability to analyse data and formulate appropriate plans for improvement
  • Proficiency in the use of IT applications including high level working knowledge of Excel
  • Proficient in the use of stock control systems including WMS/WCS
  • Knowledge of relevant health and safety legislation within Logistics, Supply Chain or Production and be able to give guidance
  • Able to develop and roll out processes and systems to improve efficiency of department
  • Previous stock control experience in a warehousing environment is a prerequisite


Our benefits.

  • A highly competitive salary + night shift allowance where applicable
  • Development and progression opportunities
  • Bonus potential
  • 25% discount on our Very.co.uk clothing and footwear, 15% off home and electricals
  • Private pension matched at 6%
  • Health and wellbeing agenda
  • Onsite gym
  • On-site discounted restaurant
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free on-site parking


How to apply

Please note that the talent acquisition team are managing this vacancy directly, and if successful in securing this role, you may be required to undertake a credit, CIFAS and CRB check.

What happens next?

Our talent acquisition team will be in touch if you’re successful so keep an eye on your emails! We’ll arrange a short call to learn more about you, as well as answer any questions you have. If it feels like we’re a good match, we’ll share your CV with the hiring manager to review, and then be in touch to move to the interview process. Our interview process is tailored to each role and can be in-person and remotely. We will always look to make the adjustments you need to bring your best self to interview.

About us

We’re The Very Group – home to Very.co.uk and a 3,250-strong team of super talented people, all passionate about making good things easily accessible to more people so they can live life well. We combine amazing brands and products with flexible payment options that help people say yes when it matters most.

Equal opportunities

We’re an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


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