Stock and Admin Manager

Milton Keynes Permanent £38,000 - £42,000
  • Leading UK 3PL Provider
  • Great Salary & Benefits Package Available

About Our Client

Michael Page Logistics are supporting a well-known and easily recognisable 3PL client in their search for a Stock and Admin Manager. Working for one of the faster growing businesses in the UK right now, this role will be responsible for the Milton Keynes distribution centre, leading a well skilled and highly capable stock management team in achieving operational excellence

Job Description

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Direct line management of Stock Control Supervisors/Controllers/Admin (18 staff in total)
  • Report into the General Manager
  • Be a key lead in CI across the business
  • Be the key link between planning and operations to ensure a seamless action between processes and changes that may incur
  • Managing data entry across all systems-based platforms
  • A key point of contact for the senior team and customer in relation to both fluid and static inventory accuracy
  • Accountable for Inventory control across the entire DC meeting all of the businesses operational requirements within Warehousing & Logistics
  • Design and implement daily, weekly and monthly action plans that increase quality, inventory accuracy and service to support in delivering a world class operation - also with the ability to upscale very quickly in order to service increased demand
  • Head up continual warehouse relay projects
  • To develop and deliver the inventory strategy, standardise and implement robust processes, and be responsible for ensuring all inventory policies and practices are adhered to and adopted throughout the organisation
  • Be responsible for rolling out a PI Audit programme throughout the network
  • Ensure best practice within the sites inventory team; through the implementation of new ways of working, robust SOP's
  • Be involved in purchasing
  • Develop routines and procedures that contribute to maintaining accurate stock files
  • Undertake Root cause and trend analysis, then proactively educate the inventory and operational teams on issues that arise which could have been solved at source
  • Actively manage the teams activity through direct reports and also their development; which includes being responsible for performance reviews, coaching and development, lead a high performing team and support succession plans
  • Be commutable to Milton Keynes

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate for the Stock and Admin Manager role will have the following skills and experiences:

  • A Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background - Essential
  • Inventory experience - a minimum of 3+ years experience in Stock Control - Essential
  • Good understanding of mail order/ e-comm distribution - Advantageous
  • Previous exposure to managing large scale inventory within Warehousing & Operations, ideally across a fast paced, complex product range - Advantageous
  • A minimum of 2+ years experience of people management - Essential
  • Past experience in delivering inventory process standardisation and improvements - Essential
  • A proven ability to operate at pace along with accepting an ever changing business landscape - Essential
  • A strong influencer across a range of key stakeholders, peers groups and larger operational teams - Essential
  • A competent user of Microsoft packages including Excel & WMS systems - Essential
  • Commutable to Milton Keynes

What's on Offer

This position offers:

  • Salary - £38,000 to £42,000
  • Generous company Bonus Scheme
  • Holiday 25+8 days
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Plus additional company benefits
Luke Diggs
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+44 115 934 8686

Job summary

Inventory Management
Transport & Distribution
Milton Keynes
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Consultant name
Luke Diggs
Consultant phone
+44 115 934 8686
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