Stock Control Manager

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 9 November 2022

Job description

Mpeople recruitment have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Stock Control Manager to join a thriving manufacturing business based in Chadderton, Oldham, on a full time, permanent basis.


Role: Stock Control Manager

Location: Chadderton, Oldham

Salary: £40,000

Hours: 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday


Job Specification

  1. Leading Team on 4 Stock Controllers & 1 Analyst.
  • Planning/reviewing estimated greige requirements by season.
  • Having an over all handle of stock & Stock turn
  • Delegating work and ensuring work is completed on time to the required standard/format
  • Overview of business area for continuous improvements/way we work
  • General Analysis required at Management/director level – Point of contact
  • Contribution to growth of business by communication of sales trends etc.
  • Leading the stock team through system development programs – working closely with the IT department. 


  1. Forward Planning Stocks for all customers
  • Managing own skus.
  • Analysis weekly/monthly/yearly sales to identify trends.
  • Working with sales team to ensure their customer req't are met.
  • Distributing stocks efficiently between forecast to ensure all customers req’t are met.
  • Maintaining our JDE system with customer forecasts.
  • Checking and reviewing customer forecasts that have been exceeded (PA Hold).
  • Work with internal departments to co-ordinate orders for promotions.
  • Monitor and report on clearance.
  • Raising Factory orders and working with them to manage minimums/dyed fabric/Greige.
  • Liaising with overseas factories to ensure purchase orders are manufactured within the agreed lead-time.
  • Working closely with the shipping department & warehouse to optimise container fills and deliveries into our warehouse
  • Working closely with the warehouse to optimise correct stock in the correct location.


  1. New Lines
  • Using current sales ratios to plan buys for new product ranges.
  • Keeping track of forward sales orders.
  • Planning rebuys based on forward sales orders.
  • Working closely with Product Development Team to review the Critical Path to ensure launch dates are met.


  1. Reports
  • Month End Sales reports.
  • Issue Wkly Delivery schedule to Merch & sales Admin.
  • Issue Out of stock lines to Merch & sales Admin.
  • On demand reports – as and when Sales Managers/Directors require.


  1. Commercial Meeting
  • Month end – meeting with directors & Sales managers to review all your lines
  • Reviewing/analysing stock turn.
  • Identifying                  Over stock/Under stock

Good sellers/ Bad seller

Essential Skills:

  • Advance Excel skills (eg V_Look_Up/Pivot Tables/If Functions/SUMIF)
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong analytical capability
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to manage changing priorities
  • Work under own initiative
  • Ability to communicate to different levels in the organisation.



Please note that Mpeople cannot respond to all applicants due to the high volumes of CV's received on a daily basis. Should you not receive a response within 5 working days please accept that on this occasion your application hasn’t been successful. Mpeople wishes you all the best in your job search.

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