Inven­to­ry Controller

Job Purpose

To control inventory movements in respective department, ensuring accurate scanning and reporting of all raw materials and finished goods.

Job Context

Our Inventory Controllers will ensure our stock control and reporting are accurate. Utilising KPI’s and system reports, they will feedback to their respective Department Manager in order to highlight opportunities for improvement in inventory control, to include process improvements and operator upskilling.

This is a factory-based role whereby the Inventory Controller will spend time with all members of the production team to understand challenges and assist in resolving them. The Inventory Controller will also liaise with key stakeholders in other areas of the business such as Planning, Scheduling, and IT.

Responsibilities of the role

Generate reporting relating to inventory movement accuracy

Reduce department exceptions to <5% with an ultimate goal of 0%

Investigate exceptions and work with Department Leadership to drive improvements

Assist the operational management in the department to achieve or improve performance targets.

To promote teamwork and exceeding customer and company expectations in all areas.

To be representative of the company’s high standards at all times and to conduct yourself in a professional and positive manner.

Technical skills and experience

  • Excellent interpersonal and stakeholder management skills
  • Good Knowledge of basic food hygiene / health and safety principles.
  • Good Literacy & numeracy levels – able to write and speak in English.
  • Food Safety level 2
  • Working understanding of Navision and/or CMEX.
  • Intermediate level Excel user

All required compliance training will be provided by Cranswick.

Behavioural requirements for the role

  • Good reliability and good timekeeping.
  • Conscientious with a good ability to communicate with others.
  • Willingness to learn and be a good team player.
  • Takes co-operative, enthusiastic and orderly approach, helping to complete production tasks when required.
  • Flexible approach with ability to carry out a wide variety of tasks and adapt to the changing needs of the Company.
  • Flexible approach to hours/days worked to meet demands of business, such as overseeing stock takes on nights/weekends as required.