Stock Team Manager

Wincanton Logistics
27 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Stock Team Manager at our brand new warehouse in Lichfield following the continuous growth within Screwfix. This is an exciting role and would suit any person looking to improve or establish themselves within the logistics industry. This role will ultimately be reporting to the Site Stock Manager.

Role Profile
  • Identifying trends adversely affecting the control of stock and its impact on our Customer's focus values.

  • Creating appropriate solutions and recommendations to overcome these issues.

  • Completing control checks within all areas of the Distribution Centre to verify operational performance and to identify / minimise risk areas of the business.

  • Providing the Site management team with support, solutions, and individual training where required.

  • Preparing, conducting and resolving variance investigations of Stock Counts / Uplifts, including; validating count data submitted for verification and providing / liaising with Customer audit departments.

  • Dealing directly with the customer to substantiate and resolve stockholding, documentation and supplier payment issues.

  • Compiling and circulating weekly and period reports detailing results and audits conducted.

  • Meeting and exceeding operational KPI's.

  • Motivating and leading a team of Stock Clerks.

  • Working any 5 from 7 shifts with a requirement to work additional hours / shifts as necessary.
Person Profile
  • Have previous experience in a distribution warehouse environment.

  • PC literate with high standard of Word, Excel and Access.

  • Have knowledge of Distribution systems, e.g; Matflo

  • Have a high standard of communication oral, written and presentational skills essential.

  • Have the ability to work on their own initiative, prioritise their own workload, and adhere to specified deadlines.

  • Have excellent team building, leadership and motivational skills.

  • Startup experience would be advantageous.

About Us

About Us

Wincanton is a leading third party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. As the largest British logistics company we work in industry sectors as diverse as milk, defence, energy, retail, consumer goods and construction, supporting every stage of development and adding value through our supply chain expertise and innovative approach to logistics challenges. With over 17,000 colleagues across more than 200 sites and a 3,400 strong fleet of vehicles, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do and our mission is “to make our customers business’s better, every day.”

Screwfix (part of the Kingfisher group) have over 500 Trade Counters as well as a full ecommerce next day service. We operate over 2m sq ft of warehousing and have 2,500 colleagues and 350 trailers dedicated to the contract. Fulfilling multi-channel solutions designed around the customer experience, the growth of the Screwfix business has been 14% year on year.

The Lichfield site will support the existing Stafford operation to provide seamless replenishment of over 3 million units per week to the Trade Counter retail network.

This challenging role will be the perfect opportunity to become part of a start-up team with a customer that continues to realise its ambitious growth.

If you feel that you have what it takes to support Wincanton in delivering the best service, we would love to hear from you.

The role provides an excellent opportunity to join a high profile and challenging contract.

If you are passionate about making a difference, creative in your style of management, and have a strong belief in engagement of staff, please apply online with a copy of your CV..

Closing date for applications: 4th August 2017

Internal Applicants: Please inform your manager if you wish to apply for this position.

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