Stock Control Assistant

Are you looking for a career in Logistics? Come and join the ‘Best’ Team!

Benefits: Pension, 29 days holiday pro rata, Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme


The additional Benefits of being part of the BEST team!

  • 10% Tesco discount, which increases to 15% for 4 days every 4 weeks (all discounts apply to home delivery)
  • 20% discount on F&F Clothing
  • 10% discount on Tesco Café
  • 10% Booker discount
  • 25% discount at Burger King, Pizza Hut & Pizza Express, ASK, Zizzi and Coco Di Mama  
  • 15% discount at TGI Fridays Monday to Thursday

An opportunity has arisen to become part of an innovative, forward thinking stock control operation within the Best Food logistics team.


As a Stock Control Assistant, you will be joining a small team responsible for maintaining the stock accuracy of fresh, chilled, frozen and ambient products for our growing international client.

Role and Responsibilities:


  • Manage product shelf life
  • Verification of stock including correct pack sizes, quantity, price and best before dates
  • Managing returns to supplier/Depots
  • Promote good relations with external and internal suppliers
  • React effectively to sales fluctuations, seasonal changes and supply problems in order to     minimise out of stock lines
  • Ensure that extensive communication channels exist and are upheld between suppliers, managers, in-house colleagues and external depots
  • Take an active role throughout depot stock take procedure
  • Produce and monitor key performance indicators
  • Ensure correct balance of stock in all temperature areas of the warehouse
  • Control day to day activity concerning export
  • Manage day to day non-core activity
  • Escalate any supplier issues to the Stock Manager, ensuring prompt action is taken with regards to substitute products
  • Manage slow moving products and removals of delisted products
  • Achieve and maintain customer product availability to the required period service level of 98%
  • Support the Stock Control Manager with the achievement of service level targets and department objectives
  • Undertake comprehensive training of administration staff in order to facilitate adequate cover during periods of holiday absence
  • Ensure production of daily, weekly and period reports

Essential Skills:


  • Numerical skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative with minimum supervision
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excel, Word, Outlook and internet
  • The ability to prioritise
  • Experience within FMCG environment



  • Some previous stock control experience
  • A working knowledge of Logistics and Store operations
  • Current FLT reach truck licence
  • Educated to GCSE standard



Working Hours:


5 out of 7 days 13:00pm – 21:30pm


We look forward to you joining the BEST team!


Closing Date:
19th August 2022
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