Stock Controller

Greencore Group
Closing date
19 Mar 2021

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Supply Chain

Job Details

As one of two Stock Controller's, you will have responsibility for stock control across the whole depot, managing the integrity of real time stock information by ensuring the data on stock within the inventory management system matches the actual stock in the warehouse.

This will include:

  • Ensuring correct stock levels to enable appropriate activity – adhering to KPI's
  • Liaising with warehousing/transport colleagues to ensure stock is taken to pick points and then stock is put away in correct date rotation
  • Communicating with planning, reporting any discrepancies with delivery or any damages to stock
  • Liaising with technical teams, regarding any quality issues with stock
  • Assisting within the goods in department, to receipt deliveries when needed
  • Contacting suppliers regarding correct delivery paperwork
  • Developing and managing monthly KPIs on duration of vehicle waiting times and lag from delivery to picking point availability
  • Ensuring target of stock availability is maintained
  • Controlling stock levels to reduce waste
Job Description

You may not have heard of us, but we’re sure you’ve tried our products. We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing 12,200 colleagues across 16 world-class manufacturing sites and 18 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all of the UK’s food retailers with everything from sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals.

Our vast direct-to-store (DTS) distribution network, comprising of 16 depots nationwide, enables us to make over 7,500 deliveries of our own chilled produce and that of third parties every day. Our delivery drivers supply petrol station forecasts and smaller convenience stores keeping the nation happy.

Tamworth is our newest depot, a brand new 160,000 sq ft site, which opened in March 2020. Be part of our exciting new venture in the Midlands where the team work together to pick, pack and process up to 3.5 million units of food per week at peak

What we’re looking for
  • Good literacy and numerical skills, attention to detail is key 
  • Somebody with the confidence to communicate with a wide range of internal colleagues
  • Experience of working within an FMCG environment is desirable
  • Good problem solving skills and IT literacy

If this sounds like you, join us and grow with Greencore, and be a part of driving our future success

What you’ll get in return
  • Competitive salary 
  • 33 days annual leave
  • Pension scheme offering up to 8% matched contributions, up to 4x life assurance
  • Company share save scheme
  • Greencore Qualifications offering fully funded further study
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform, cycle to work scheme, opportunity to purchase additional annual leave, discounted food products

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career



About Us

Join us and be part of our great team, committed to making every day taste better.

We’re a vibrant, fast-paced, leading food manufacturer, employing 12,200 colleagues across 16 world-class manufacturing sites and 18 distribution depots across the UK.

We supply all the UK’s food retailers, with everything from sandwiches, salads, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles, quiche, Yorkshire Puddings and ready meals. With an annual turnover of more than £1.2bn, we manufacture around 619 million sandwiches and other food to go products, 116 million chilled prepared meals and 264 million bottles of cooking sauces & pickles every year. We also complete more than 10,000 deliveries to stores each day to help keep the nation fed.

We work hard to ensure that Greencore is a great place to work and our people truly are at the core. We’re committed to ensuring all our colleagues have development plans and strive to provide inspiring leadership - in fact, in the past year we’ve seen an 11% increase in the number of colleagues who would recommend Greencore as a place to work. Why not come join us?

We’re always looking for passionate and talented people who can help us drive our future success. To see how you can grow your career with Greencore, visit our careers website and find your future in food.

For further information go to or follow Greencore on social media.

Find Us
Midland Way
Barlborough Links Business Park
S43 4XA
United Kingdom

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