Package: Basic Salary £20,000 plus bonus/commission
& other excellent PLC company benefits
Sector: Packaging distribution
We, the UK’s largest packaging distributor have an exciting opportunity for a Stock Controller to join our procurement team based in Wigan. We are a committed equal opportunities employer that champions ‘dignity in the workplace’. Our focus is to provide customers with fully integrated and innovative packaging solutions, augmented by outstanding customer service. Our procurement functionality is a vital part of our solution offering and we continually invest in the professional development of our team including CIPS accredited training.
The Stock Controller Role
Working as a member of our local procurement team, your role will support the site at which you are based whilst upholding the company wide National procurement strategy.
Within this role you will gain varied exposure to wider procurement tasks and scenarios whilst pro-actively focussing on ensuring that correct stock levels are ordered and held for customers.
Stock Controller Key Duties
Reporting to the Procurement Manager, the role will require the following activity…
Do you have the correct profile?
We certainly welcome your application if you have experience of working within a stock-control position or have gained previous experience working within a procurement or purchasing team. Whilst exact experience is not essential, you will at least have an interest in developing experience and learning new skills within a procurement or purchasing role. The idea of joining a corporate business that can provide a structured career path and training will also appeal to you. As a minimum requirement, we do seek strong computer literacy (MS Office), effective communication skills & strong attention to detail. In particular, strong excel spreadsheet skills would be of benefit. You will also ideally have some previous experience of working within a small office based team.
We provide a competitive basic starting salary along with a performance/profit linked bonus scheme and a flexible employee benefits scheme that includes: 25 days annual leave (rising up to 27 days with service plus all bank holidays), additional holiday purchasing scheme, contributory pension & employee discount scheme. Macfarlane Group is also dedicated to maximising every employee’s potential, by providing career development plans and pathways in an environment that fosters personal growth and continuous improvement.
This is an important appointment whereby we will be working to identify and review the very best of applicants swiftly in the hope of selecting our favoured candidate to commence with us in early January. To make an application please simply click ‘apply’ ensuring that your CV is up to date and relevant. All applications will be acknowledged, shortlisted applicants normally hearing from us within a week or two. Unsuccessful applicants will also be notified at the end of our process, although if you haven’t heard from us within a fortnight of applying, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
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