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  • Business: Travis Perkins
  • Sector: Branch, Store & Showroom
  • Location: Kingswinford, West Midlands
  • Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
  • Hours of work: 08:00 - 16:00 Monday - Friday and every other Saturday. You may be required to work different hours occasionally
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 19-Feb-2021
  • Job reference: 30348

Job Description


Stock Controller

Location - Kingswinford

£Competitive + Benefits (which includes a bonus, a contributory pension, sharesave scheme, group wide colleague discounts across the Travis Perkins Group (including Wickes and Toolstation) and a number of online discounts at leading retailers from airport parking to theme parks to eating out and cinemas).   


We have some exciting opportunities at our new Kingswinford branch. This is a really fantastic opportunity to join a newly established branch with a new team and really make a difference to our customers, delivering first in class service every time. All whilst being a part of our Travis Perkins family.


At Travis Perkins we pride ourselves on being a great place to work that's why we have been voted one of the UK’s Top Employers every year since 2010, we look after our people and empower them to look after our business and our loyal customer base.


How important is this role to the business

  • Joining our friendly and hard-working family as a Stock Controller, you will support the Kingswinford branch to effectively manage stock at all times by ensuring stock performance targets are met. 
  • Safety is at the forefront of everything we do, your aim will be to ensure that our standards never slip, this means maintaining a tidy and safe working environment.  
  • You will be responsible for ensuring that the Kingswinford branch has the correct levels of stock to support customers, and look for continuous methods of improvement whilst ensuring the application and maintenance of Company stock holding standards and stock management principles are adhered to. 
  • Being part of the Kingswinford branch team you will play a vital role in our continued success, providing a first class service.

What will I be doing?

  • The Kingswinford branch opening hours are Monday to Friday between the hours of 06:00 – 20:00 and Saturday 07:00 – 12:00. Colleagues work across 2 shifts, generally, these are 06:00 - 14:00 and 12:00 - 20:00.  Your role will work across the 2 shifts 08:00 - 16:00 Monday - Friday and every other Saturday.  You may be required to work  different hours occasionally

  • Implement stock control to defined targets and achieve agreed availability levels.

  • Support with the control and management of Physical Inventory counts, Stock Takes, Stock Adjustments and Damaged Stock.

  • Maximise the stock efficiency and take into consideration local demand and regional differences.

  • Prepare and manage the implementation of stock allocations for the Kingswinford branch.

  • Assist in the production of central and local ranges for the Kingswinford branch to ensure stock is relevant to requirements.

  • Review and monitor out of stock and resolve any issues.

  • Deliver training for team members in best practice for efficient stock management.

  • Experience of using a forklift is ideal, but don't worry full training is provided

  • Safety is at the forefront of everything we do, your aim will be to ensure that our standards never slip, this means maintaining a tidy and safe working environment at all times.


What skills do you need?

Experience of working in stock is essential as well as having excellent communication and customer service skills to build and maintain a network of colleagues at all levels.  You will need to be able to plan, organise and problem solve. You should have good product knowledge and range awareness.  You will need to be enthusiastic with a high level of self motivation.


Does this sound like you?

We hope you can say ‘Yes’ to all of the characteristics below - they are in the DNA of all our fantastic Stock Controller.  Are you:

  • Passionate and engaging..

  • Someone that has a friendly and outgoing personality who is happy to communicate face to face with customers and colleagues and build strong relationships.

  • Someone that is adaptable, resilient and tenacious with high levels of energy and drive.

  • Someone who thrives in a dynamic and fast paced environment.


Being a Stock Controller  in TP gives you a fantastic opportunity to excel and to continue to develop your career, if you choose.  As a new colleague you will be encouraged to enroll onto a TP development scheme - which are available to colleagues and managers at all levels of our business. How will you know you are doing a great job and developing your career? Simple. We will support you with a development plan that embraces our values.

 

You may not know much about Travis Perkins, but if you look a bit closer you might be surprised, despite our size, we have the values of a family run business and the mindset and ambition of a forward thinking Company.  We offer our employees access to extensive career opportunities across our 20+ leading businesses.  We operate out of more than 2,000 outlets nationwide and have over 28,000 colleagues.  



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