Stock – First Line Manager

Clipper Logistics is one of the leading retail fulfilment businesses in the UK, with ability and agility at our core, our cutting edge operations allows us to provide world class customer service to customers such as John Lewis, River Island, Marks & Spencer and

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Stock Manager, to join our site in Daventry,v working with a great team, as apart of working for our high end luxury retailer. 

Working hours – Monday – Friday 8:30am-4:30pm  

What is the purpose of the role?

To ensure effective co-ordination of all stock administration related activities, by controlling the work through the stock control function and adherence to the agreed operational processes and procedures to routinely meet the key performance indicators for the Contract.

In this role you are accountable for:

To control the combined overall output of each stock colleague by co-ordinating administrators and stock colleagues using effective communication and working with stakeholder departments by understanding all key stock control processes and procedures.
Maintaining “real time” status control of all stock related operational activities to ensure the effective flow of goods through and out of the warehouse by monitoring and maintaining the overall stock position.
Motivating individuals and teams to ensure periodic targets are met for internal counting requirements reviewing and challenging any missed targets.
To understand the customer ethos and operational priorities and be conversant with the targets contained within the contracts service level agreement and key performance indicators.
To be aware of the customers product range and its impact on receiving, locating and dispatching its product combined with specific transport requirements for the customers – customer base.
To manage and control effective communications and interdepartmental relationships which enhance staff engagement levels acting in line with Clippers code of conduct.
Reviewing labour requirements with the Stock Manager planning against activities and work schedules to include contingency plans and overtime requirements at known choke points, fluctuations of volumes against forecast and unscheduled events.Person Specification / Skills – 

Previous stock management experience 
Managing teams of people
Excellent communication skills
Ability to interact and engage staff at all levels
Ability to drive continuous improvement with a can do attitude
Knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems
Minimum intermediate MS Office skills
Previous stock management experience 
Managing teams of people