The stock controller will be responsible for maintaining the supply and demand of inventory, and ensuring that there are adequate stocks available. The stock controller will also ensure stock purchasing, delivery and shipping confirmations, and manage inventory balances. The ideal candidate will be able to keep a complete and detailed database of inventory and supply documentation, but will also be on the ground floor of receiving to personally inspect and confirm supply quality and delivery.
The position holder is responsible to manage spare parts and Provide regular and need based reports to his supervisor/ management about need for spare parts, stock movement, stock deliveries and other field related progress.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Places daily parts orders.
Stocks and posts incoming orders.
Assists parts manager in processing weekly stock orders.
Notifies appropriate parties when special-order parts arrive.
Serves as back-up for parts manager for inventory functions.
Maintains up-to-date parts price list.
Compiles stock control reports such as consumption rate and current market conditions, to determine stock supply and need for replenishment.
Provides necessary information to the warranty department to allow prompt filing of parts warranties.
Reviews files to determine unused items and recommends disposal of excess stock.
Ensures that credits are received for returned parts.
Returns parts as needed and removes from inventory after credit is received.
Returns cores in a timely manner and follows up for receipt of credit.
Matches purchase orders and invoices, approves, and forwards to accounting office.
Files company copies of parts counter invoices.
Assists in preparing for and performing annual parts inventory.
Assists in annual parts returns.
Assists with parts department telephone coverage.
Assists counter people with check, insurance and credit card processing when possible.
Keeps parts area clean and uncluttered.
Other tasks as assigned.
Proven work experience as a Stock Controller,Inventory Manager or similar role
Good understanding of supply chain procedures
Working knowledge of inventory management software (e.g. NetSuite or TradeGecko)
Active participation in inventory audits
Excellent organization skills
Good communication and negotiation abilities
BSc in Logistics, Business Administration or relevant field