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Stock Controller - West Calder

Ref: 37 Date Posted: Thursday 04 Jul 2019
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Permanent, full-time role based at our Muirhall warehousing complex in West Calder


The North British Distillery has a great opportunity for a Stock Controller to join our warehousing team in West Calder. The successful candidate will be assisting the Company by efficiently and effectively maintaining control over all warehouse stock, implementing and maintaining all associated procedures to meet all relevant business needs.


Reporting to our Planning & Customer Service Manager, the main responsibilities for this role include:

  • Performing physical counts of items in inventory using the DRAMS system.
  • Ensuring that all items counted are in their correct location and stored in a manner that allows the items to be identified and counted correctly.
  • Filling out daily activity reports and maintaining all required records related to cycle counting.
  • Performing recounts to locate any missing stock – reconcile physical and system stocks.
  • Investigate and identify all root cause issues that create a positive or negative variance.
  • Determining the cause of inventory record errors and formulating solutions to correct the problem areas.
  • Working closely with the site Planners to ensure all stock is located efficiently and effectively.


Key skills and attributes required to be successful in this role include:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ warehousing experience with knowledge of inventory control required
  • Basic PC Skills: proficiency in Email, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Reasonable analytical and numerical skills, with the ability to input and interpret data using IT systems
  • Forklift, Zippy and Cherry Picker licenses are highly desirable
  • Strong commitment to high standards of service delivery
  • Ability to prioritise responsibilities for themselves when under pressure


Closing date for applications is Friday 19th July

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