FLM Stock Control - 37.5 hours
Full-time, £33,075 - £33,075

Ref: 25500

Salary: £33,075 - £33,075

Hours: Full-time

Contracted Hours: 37.5

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Stafford North Park Business Park, Stone Road, Stafford, ST18 9SE


First Line Manager – Stock Control 


At Pets At Home we are motivated to find the best talent in the Logistics & Distribution industry. Right now we are looking for First Line Managers to join our Stock Control team in our brand new Fulfilment Centre in Stafford


The Role:
The First Line Manager will manage the Stock Control team and the overall performance of the department. The First Line Manager will be fully accountable for all stock control transactions on their shift, identifying local strategies and practices which will develop capability and drive performance improvement, whilst ensuring a safe work environment. The Stock Control First Line Manager will be key to the effective resourcing of the stock team and ensuring the maximisation of stock, stock solutions, ensuring the Stafford FC service is not compromised


Shift Pattern -

Tuesday - Saturday Night shift 22.00-06.00


Salary - 

£33,075.00 + 20% night shift allowance


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage inventory/stock levels and stock placement using the JDA system.
  • Function within an established team of stock controllers, ensuring that all internal stock control processes within the Stafford FC are followed.
  • Maximise stock availability and ensure that stock can be delivered to stores accurately and in a saleable condition.
  • Assist in maintaining the accuracy of the warehouse stock file, through perpetual inventory counts and identifying damage reduction opportunities.
  • Continuously improve productivity through maintaining pick paths and space utilisation.
  • Maintain the Physical inventory in line with system driven PI to control adjustments.
  • Report on a weekly basis the stock KPI’s and assist in the development of new processes and procedures.
  • Ensure the monitoring, and investigation of internal product adjustments to maintain stock accuracy.

About You:

  • Previous management experience or similar in a distribution environment.
  • Brings a positive attitude and is capable of motivating others through briefings and one-to-one meetings.  
  • Knowledge and experience of warehouse management systems, preferably also with mechanical handling equipment. 
  • Knowledge and experience of managing service level agreements (SLA’s) and KPI’s.
  • Experience of resource planning and performance management.
  • Proficient IT Skills –Microsoft Word and Excel with the ability to design and write reports.
  • Forward-thinking with a customer centric focus.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Creative and resourceful under pressure
  • A team player within the wider business

What you’ll get in Return:

  • Attractive rates of pay
  • Holidays – 36 days inclusive of bank holidays, rising to 38 days after two years’ service, dependant on shift pattern
  • An extra day’s holiday when it’s your birthday
  • Stakeholder pension plan
  • Personal Health Insurance scheme (if in Pension Scheme)
  • Life assurance: 4 x salary
  • 20% Pets at Home discount scheme after 12 weeks service
  • Pets at Home “Treats” voluntary benefits package   

About Us:
We’re not just another retailer. So this is not just another distribution centre. Where pets come first, we also look after our customers and our people, ensuring everyone enjoys a good experience with Pets at Home. But don’t take our word for it. We were voted 5th in the Great Place to Work UK Best Workplaces Large Category 2018 and we were put there by our people who like how much fun it is work here, how much opportunity there is for personal growth and how we all like to give something back.
Along the way, they get to enjoy all the training and development they need to succeed. Plus a comfortable, dynamic working environment that also has computer workspaces, communication zones and our own canteen.
Our colleagues live and breathe the Pets at Home values, bringing them to work every day to deliver for our customers. The teams within our distribution centres play a vital role by ensuring our stores are stocked with exactly what they need, when they need it. 

Organisation: Pets at Home

Date Posted: 13-05-2024

Expiry Date: 25-05-2024