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Stock Controller


Location: Brackmills 2, Northampton

Hours: 40 hours per week, 5 days out of 7, which may include early, late and weekend shifts

Salary: £25,653 – £29,063 per annum, depending on experience

About us

We’re an award-winning, market-leading 3PL specialising in high-quality order fulfilment and delivery services. ILG customers are premium brands, many in the beauty, fashion and wellbeing sectors. Our mission is to help them succeed. ILG is a people business – we invest in training and development, recognising and rewarding our people’s achievements and creating opportunities for them to progress within our business. We understand the importance of making time to unwind and have fun, so we fund a number of social events, including our amazing annual party. Each year we celebrate in style, present our annual employee awards and recognise the people that make our business so special.  So, if you want to develop an exciting career, learn from a friendly team and realise your full potential in a fast-growing company, this is the role for you.

The role

Warehouse Operations are at the heart of what we do. Our customers choose ILG because our attention to detail across services like picking, embroidery and engraving adds something special to their brand. As a Stock Controller your duties will include:

  • Managing and coordinating stock take/stock audit and cycle counting activities to ensure the required level of service is provided to the customer
  • Maintaining and improving performance levels to maximise accuracy of stock figures in line with site KPIs
  • Proactively looking for process improvements with a methodical and consistent approach
  • Taking responsibility for problem investigation and resolution
  • Ensuring activities are cost effective
  • Working closely with Customer Services, Warehouse Team Leaders and external customers to facilitate for stock control procedures
  • Attending daily briefings and ensuring effective communications within the Operations Team

This role will be predominately working on the afternoon shift 2pm – 10pm.

What we are looking for

  • Previous experience of stock control and inventory management
  • Methodical and able to demonstrate the ability to prioritise workload and tasks
  • Possess an understanding of 3ex.net/Snap warehouse management system (preferred)
  • An understanding of MS office packages – Excel, Word, Outlook (essential)
  • Ability to react within a complex and growing operational environment
  • Able to develop and roll out processes and systems to improve efficiency of department
  • Forward thinking with the ability to ‘think on your feet’
  • Ability to motivate and manage a small team

Please be aware we will be considering applications as we receive them and arranging interviews accordingly. Depending on the volume of applications we receive we may close this advert ahead of the advertised closing date.

The Benefits:

  • Discretionary company bonus scheme
  • Pension, Life Assurance, Healthshield Cash Plan and Discount Perks
  • 22 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays) increasing to 25 days after 2 complete holiday years, with the option to buy/sell holiday
  • Birthday leave
  • Free on-site parking, with electric car charging at certain locations
  • Range of employee awards
  • Uniform and full PPE provided
  • Regular social events
  • Employee assistance programme to promote mental health wellbeing
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay