Stock Controller / Warehouse Supervisor - Events Industry Equipment

Southampton, Hampshire
£21,000 - £24,000 depending on knowledge and experience
13 Sep 2017
13 Oct 2017
Event Logistics
Full Time
Contract Type

Stock Controller / Warehouse Supervisor - Events Industry Equipment
£21,000 - £24,000 depending on knowledge and experience

With over 20 years’ experience in event décor and production, we deliver superior event interiors, by providing a seamless, stress-free experience that transforms clients’ space into something unique and memorable.

The Stock Controller / Warehouse Supervisor Role:

We are looking to recruit a full-time Stock Controller / Warehouse Supervisor who will have a key role managing the logistics for all kit and equipment needed for our event design jobs, with involvement from the point of order through to delivery and installation. 

The successful person will be responsible for ensuring all kit and supplies required are made available to the project installation teams on time. They will work closely with the Project Manager to schedule jobs, and review designs and project plans to ensure the right kit and equipment is picked and packed and delivered to site on time. Some of the tasks the Stock Controller/Warehouse Supervisor will have day to day responsibility for are:

+ Store management and maintenance of all kit coming in and out of the warehouse, ensuring any consumable stock levels are sustained 
+ Picking, packing and delivering our kit and equipment to site
+ Supplier management, including ordering and arranging delivery/collection of externally sourced kit, and planning and organising any external resource required (e.g. agency or freelance staff etc)
+ Reviewing quotes and project plans to identify what kit will be needed
+ Supervise and manage the Warehouse Operative (carry out performance reviews, personal development)
+ Manage and further develop our Cloud Rental Management system (data entry and inventory management, developing full functionality, train all staff to use it effectively)
+ Rig jobs onsite (plus driving the Company van)
+ Undertake quality checks at every stage of each job – client satisfaction is critical

To be suitable for this role you should have the following attributes:

+ At least one year's relevant experience (events or hire equipment)
+ Extensive and practical knowledge of kit and equipment so you know exactly what will be needed for every event set up to succeed
+ Strong attention to detail; be fastidious!
+ Willing to turn your hand to anything
+ Excellent communication skills to effectively liaise with colleagues, suppliers and clients (fluent spoken and written English and excellent telephone manner)
+ Ability to build strong supplier relationships
+ Be computer literate; be willing and able to become our CRM system guru. Previous experience with “Current” or other stock control systems would be advantageous 
+ Strong reading, writing and numerical skills for stock checking, carrying out measurements etc.
+ A team player with a flexible and proactive approach
+ Self-motivated, self-disciplined and energetic, able to work unsupervised and thrive under pressure
+ Able to undertake some manual handling involving lifting and carrying
+ Understanding of and commitment to adhere to Health & Safety procedures

We are passionate about perfection and expect nothing less from our team. This is a fantastic opportunity to play a key role in satisfying our clients and growing our business. 

Before applying, please check you meet the following essential requirements:

+ At least one year's relevant experience (events or hire equipment)
+ Have a full UK driving licence 

You may have worked in the following capacities / sectors:
Equipment Hire, Events, Exhibitions, Staging, Event Production, Inventory Control, Stores Controller, Warehouse Lead, Stock Coordinator, Event Logistics.

Interested? Just Apply Below...

...But first a little formality. By applying you implicitly consent to us processing & passing your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. If your skills match the role you will hear back from us within 2 business days. If you have any pre-application questions please email team @ quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

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