• Full Time
  • Hinkley


Assist in managing and maintaining the Business Unit’s material and stock product inventory, including stock profiles and stock locations.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Manage and control cyclic inventory stock counting accuracy checks
  • Assist in minimising overstocks and removal of obsolete/redundant raw materials
  • Expedite suppliers on material delivery dates and update goods inwards calendar
  • Ensure sub contract process are received back according to schedule
  • Produce weekly performance charts and upkeep of display boards
  • Update supplier trackers spreadsheets for call off materials and distribute accordingly
  • Upkeep of spreadsheet trackers for external operations and notify production manager of results
  • Logistical control of export and import of materials for external sub contract process, liaise with Cell/Team Leader for head count required for operation
  • Update of sub contract WIP spreadsheet and expedite materials accordingly
  • Liaise with Cell/Team Leader ensuring that materials are dispatched in a timely manner to meet subcontract schedule
  • Weekly Upkeep of pre-close error reports and distribute accordingly
  • Raising of raw material requirements in absence of Purchasing and Stores Team Leader
  • Upkeep of reschedule reports and liaise with suppliers in absence of Purchasing and Stores Team Leader
  • Upkeep and distribution of PSS schedules to suppliers
  • Actively pursue cost down opportunities
  • Proactively contact suppliers to ensure on time delivery and communicate any issues to the production teams
  • Conduct meetings, prepare and present reports, and provide information to identify purchasing requirements
  • Maintain complete updated purchasing records/data and pricing in the system
  • Liaise with suppliers and challenge price increases
  • Coordinate with suppliers to ensure on-time delivery
  • Coordinate and control of Calibration and maintenance of equipment
  • Coordinate and control of COSHH materials


  • Previous purchase order expediting experience preferable
  • Previous experience of dealing with invoice issues
  • Knowledge and understanding of 5S and other Good Business Practices
  • The ability to understand production plans and timely material requirements


  • Strong verbal and written communicator with a professional telephone manner
  • IT literate, with good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and ERP systems
  • Ability to work on own merit, as well as part of a team
  • Project management skills, including the ability to produce and work to timing plans, and plan own time/workload


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Educated to minimum of GCSE level