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Temporary Inventory Controller

  • Job reference: 924031
  • Location: Runcorn, Cheshire
  • Salary: GBP72 - GBP79 per day + Holiday Pay
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Sector: Stock & Inventory Controllers, Transport and Logistics
  • Date posted: 21/02/2019

Our client, a global 3PL is looking to add a Temporary Inventory Controller to their team to work closely with the Warehouse and Inventory team.

Key Responsibilities / Outputs

  • Working with Warehouse Team Leaders to investigate and resolve inventory queries, if unresolved then raise and process NCR's.

  • Ensure all NCR's are shared with the Full Service Inventory Team (if applicable) and Client appropriately; and follow up on any Client related request/enquiry. Collate and key the relevant data.

  • Effective control and management of the Batch Release process, ensuring inventory is locked and released as per Clients' instructions

  • Effective management of clients inventory which includes status changes for damage or obsolete items

  • Working pro-actively with the Client and the related Account Manager to ensure correct disposal of Client product as efficiently as possible

  • Address all inventory related Client, Goods In and Returns enquiries/queries, providing optimum solution as quickly and efficiently as possible

  • Creation and maintenance of WMS master data with relevance to operational usage only

  • Action any Batch Recalls as per Clients' requirements, working closely with Returns Team and ensuring Client is updated on progress on a regular basis until recall is complete

  • Run a variety of reports to use as an effective business tool to assist in effective management of the above tasks, working continually and closely with the Warehouse Teams to continually drive effective inventory management

  • Develop a good understanding of both WMS to effectively manage and control the inventory

  • Carry out all duties in accordance with the requirements of Good Distribution Practice

  • Highlight any critical level or serious issues to the departmental manager

  • Undertake any other reasonable duties/request as requested by the Warehouse Management Team


  • PC Literate, with a real interest in IS systems

  • Understanding of effective inventory management and ability to identify non-conformance to procedures

  • Trained in Good Distribution Practice

  • Knowledge of warehouse management systems - WMi preferable

  • Understanding of warehouse activities related to inventory management - goods in/picking/returns

  • Pro-active approach to Client Management

  • Pro-active approach to issue resolution

  • Numerate and able to disseminate and interpret data accurately

  • Ability to work as part of a team or on own initiative as determined by business needs

  • Work to time sensitive deadlines

  • Flexibility to work additional hours to meet the needs of the business.

  • Communication skills of the highest standard

  • Attention to detail

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.