Inventory Controller

Posted 15/04/2021 by SIG plc

Our customers and colleagues are at the very heart of what we do.  To achieve this, we employ exceptional people who are engaged and rewarded for the value they bring to the organisation and who are able to demonstrate our leading behaviours – Be bold in what you do, be flexible and agile, and make a positive difference. 
We are currently looking to recruit an Inventory Controller who will be responsible for forecasting, planning, coordinating, managing and running an efficient inventory level.
We offer a great opportunity to build your career in a market leading business, along with a competitive salary and excellent benefits that include a 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays, a great pension, life insurance and a Share Incentive Scheme.

What does the role involve?
As Inventory Controller, you will be managing and updating stock profiles across the branches, accounting for change in customer demand and supplier suitability, working closely with the sales teams and Senior Management.  You will also assist in the forecasting, planning and ordering towards purchase targets, to aid local and national rebate initiatives. There will be a strong emphasis on materials/stock planning, with a close working relationship with the transport planner/manager, the sales teams and branches, ensuring the provision of a consistent, high standard of service to internal and external stakeholders. You will also be able to identify any system issues or potential areas of system development, to aid the operation and report on a monthly basis, detailing data from KPI’s and events, exploring ways of maintaining or improving performance with the Head of Inventory.

The successful candidate will require:
•    Highly proficient in IT and analytical skills, including Microsoft Excel at an advanced level 
•    Good presentation skills
•    Experience of an ERP system preferable
•    Strong communications skills
•    Ability to interpret data
•    Time management skills and the ability to prioritise a changing workload

About us…
SIG Plc. is a leading supplier of specialist building materials to trade customers across Europe with strong positions in its core markets as a specialist distributor of insulation and interiors products and as a merchant of roofing and exteriors products.  
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