Stock Controller


Job Details


UK Greenford Waitrose - 11828

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£28k + company benefits

Closing Date

31/01/2021 12:00

Role Overview

An exciting opportunity for several Stock Coordinator roles has been created in our New Customer Fulfilment Centre for Waitrose in Greenford, West London. This role will be accountable for stock accuracy and on-shelf availability across the newly created CFC site.  Colleagues may be required to work in any warehouse (ambient and chilled environments) in the distribution centre where they work and will always be required to follow strict Health and Safety guidelines. Please note the role requires some manual handling and lifting; involving repetitive bending, carrying, pulling and pushing activities. 

This team will support a 24/7 operation and will require flexibility on working hours/days as a result.

Who are we?

Wincanton is a leading third-party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. With over 17,000 colleagues across more than 200 sites and a 3,400 strong fleet of vehicles, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do, and our mission is “to make our customers business’s better, every day.”

This new partnership with Waitrose is a key strategic priority for Wincanton and allows us to bring together our substantial capabilities in Food Logistics, Home Delivery, Customer Experience and Online Fulfilment. It's an industry first as Wincanton will be the only third-party logistics provider in the UK to operate an online Grocery Customer Fulfilment Centre.

How will you contribute?

  • Maintain overall stock & pick location accuracy across warehouse, physically & systemically
  • Optimise layout in accordance with seasonal or range changes
  • Ensure location information is up to date and accurate, e.g. naming conventions, racking labels, assigned SKUs
  • Support Stock & Systems Manager in leading stock control & compliance across all functions & shifts
  • Carry out stock rotation activities
  • Provide troubleshooting support for stock queries
  • Ensure sure paperwork is correctly filled out
  • Updating stock information on computer systems, invoice processing
  • Making sure orders are despatched on time
  • Carrying out spot checks and audits          
  • Organising routine stock takes with the warehouse team and reconciling stock
  • Ownership and upkeep of product master data
  • Auditing stock movements across warehouse and resolving any discrepancies
  • New product and barcode set up
  • Collaborating with the warehouse team on stock replenishment, repacking requirements and stock levels of consumables in the warehouse
  • Reporting on slow moving or short dated stock
  • Collaboration with the wider team to continually improve systems and processes
  • Ensure all Legal, Health and Safety, Food Safety and Operational procedures are always adhered to ensure the safety of self and others.
  • Report any injuries, accidents and any Health and Safety issues.
  • Adhering to procedures and practises according to the training received.
  • To participate and be involved in cultivating a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Attend regular communication meetings and communicating any operational issues to the Management team.
  • To keep up to date with Partnership news by reading notice boards and the Partnership’s editorials.
  • To ensure all Personnel procedures are adhered to, including all mandatory training completed as required.

What will you bring?

  • Results orientated and can work to schedules
  • “Hands on” approach to problem solving
  • Able to lift and handle goods
  • Good degree of literacy and numeracy
  • Understands the basics of Health and Safety procedures
  • Good communication skills and time management
  • Customer service skills
  • Ability to collaborate and influence cross-functionally
  • Ability to work quickly under pressure
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Ability to accept and adapt to change
  • Proactive in approach
  • Enjoy working within a team

What do we offer?

We really value our people and offer a friendly, safety first working environment and a competitive salary along with other benefits including; company pension scheme, 25 days hols + bank hols with the option to buy more, share incentive plan, cycle to work scheme, employee benefits online discount platform + much more

Our people are at the core of our business and what makes Wincanton great. That’s why we also provide significant opportunities for career development and progression, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Apply Now!

Please apply by following the links and uploading your CV. We are a fast-moving organisation so we may not always wait until the closing date to review applications. As a result, you should submit your CV as soon as possible!

By applying you agree to Wincanton’s terms of use, click here to review