Stock Controller

Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Up to £29,000 DOE
Closing date
16 Jun 2023

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Stock Controller - Northallerton, North Yorkshire

Salary : Up to £29,000 DOE

We have a great opportunity for a Stock Controller to join our Company. We manufacture and supply high volume soft drinks principally to the UK markets.

We operate from a state of the art facility in Leeming Bar, North Yorkshire

We are looking for someone to join our Stock Control team to assist the Senior Stock Controller & Inventory Manager in maintaining stock accuracy for raw materials and componentry. You will be assigned to categories of inventory for which you will be responsible which may include packaging, raw materials, ingredients or bulk vessels.

Key Accountabilities:

· Weekly Perpetual Inventory on all Ingredients and/or Packaging (relevant to area of responsibility);

· Control and undertake Perpetual Inventory of other material streams as required eg Ad Mats;

· Daily check on production Works Orders to reconcile actual v planned and analysis of losses;

· Investigation and rectification of discrepancies outside agreed tolerances;

· Issue periodic QA/NC sheet (relating to ‘Hold’ or Non Conforming Stock) (typically monthly);

· Carry out periodic QA/NC stock count (typically monthly);

· Control QA/NC stocks relevant to area of responsibility;

· Identify and support Procurement teams with the control of slow moving and aged stocks;

· Receipt bulk deliveries;

· Record and track data, monitor trends and report upwards to other stakeholders (eg Finance, Procurement, Technical) for stock variances and write-offs in order to determine hitherto unidentified wastage and accurate usages;

· Control of trial materials;

· Control of rework processes;

· Devise and monitor processes to check that stock returned from production is identified and put away accurately;

· Regular check of Bill of Materials for accuracy against actual production outputs;

· Liaise with Technical / Quality teams to arrange disposal of material or returns to suppliers in accordance with documented procedures;

· Cover for other Stock Controllers and/or Stock Control Team Leader during holidays or other absences;

· Compulsory attendance at End of Year Stock Count;

· Any other reasonable duties or tasks as per management instruction.

· Ensure that all Company ‘Health and Safety’ standards, protocols and procedures are adhered to at all times and always working in a ‘Health and Safety’ conscious manner.

Other additional tasks will from time to time include:

· Assist with Returnable Equipment audits, stock checks, planning, procurement and monitoring as required.

· Check and ensure that End of Line sheets are filled in accurately and filed.

· Assist with Goods Inward delivery booking schedule as required.

Skills/Experience required:

  • Ability to follow instruction .
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent IT literacy and high level of proficiency with CPMS/WMS systems and Microsoft Word/Excel is essential.
  • Recent Stock Control experience is essential, ideally a minimum of 3 year’s recent experience in FMCG or other fast-moving consumer goods environments.
  • IT literacy and proficiency with SAP and WMS systems is preferred.
  • Ability to work unsupervised.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Ability to make the correct decision when pressurised.
  • Flexibility on working hours and duties.
  • ‘Can do’ approach.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.

What we Offer -

  • Monday – Friday 08:30am until 17:00pm
  • £28,000-£30,000 per annum
  • Personal Insurances
  • Employee Assistance Programmes
  • 31 days Annual leave per annum
  • Employers Pension Contribution (3%)


Listening closely to our customers, quickly analyzing new situations, and acting accordingly are just a few aspects of our philosophy. We value our colleagues and together we work hard, to go the extra mile to ensure that we manufacture and deliver quality which meets our partners expectations.

Cawingredients are a family run business established in 2008 and are now one of the biggest contract fillers in the U.K., producing soft drinks in PET bottles and cans.

At Cawingredients we currently have 5 production lines and employ approximately 500 employees. We have a high performing culture and continue to have great ambitions. We have a strong strategy for growing the business and one for growing our colleagues too. So, if a dynamic, secure, fast paced business, where change is occurring frequently appeals to you, discover more about our business and see what opportunities we have available.

We create new and continuous learning opportunities, where our employees can excel. We do this through formal and informal training, to ensure individuals with aspirations can progress. We also offer early career opportunities for entry level roles, academy positions, apprenticeships and graduate placements.

We believe that we can provide an environment where people can achieve their full potential.

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