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Stock Control Manager


Green-tech Limited

Job Title

Stock Control Manager

Reporting to

Financial Controller


Rabbit Hill Business Park, Great North Road, Arkendale HG5 0FF

Vacancy Type

Permanent, Full Time.


Dependent on experience.

Role Outline

Green-tech is the UKs largest landscaping supplier, providing quality landscaping materials and wholesale garden supplies for landscaping contractors, architects, designers and landowners.

The role of Stock Controller is a newly created one with the main objective being to operate as a key link between Purchasing, Operations and Warehouse functions. This will involve monitoring stock levels, movements, locations and a strategic use of space and processes. The aim of the role is to continually reduce the number stock losses, write offs and customer/supplier stock queries year on year.

Reporting into the Financial Controller, the individual will need to be able to work independently and be self-motivated. They should also process strong problem-solving skills and have a keen eye for detail.

Our Values and Behaviours

An individual’s belief in our values and behaviours is just as important as their technical and/or professional knowledge, which is why our role summaries are written with these in mind.

People - We operate locally, but act as one Company. We grow futures together by collaborating with each other and customers. Our people are critical to sustaining our competitive advantage.

Partnerships -We’re dedicated to adding value to lifelong relationships.

Innovation - We shape the future through curiosity and determination to solve fast changing challenges for our partners. We do the right thing, staying true to our values.

Integrity - We do the right thing, staying true to our values.

Community - We contribute to the success of the communities where we operate, combining our global capability and local expertise.


Reporting to the Financial Controller, you will be expected to:

  • Compare items received against items ordered and ensure incoming stock is receipted and managed appropriately.
  • Carrying out periodic reviews of outgoing orders to ensure accuracy of shipments and respective stock records.
  • Ensure mistakes, inaccuracies and discrepancies are investigated, addressed, and resolved.
  • Investigate and correct discrepancies in reported quantities and locations of all stock


  • Help develop the company’s stock management strategy with the aim of reducing losses and obsolete stock, rationalising inventory, and maximizing available space.
  • Work with the warehouse management to ensure proper arrangement of stock to allow for optimum efficiency / organisation.
  • Write and maintain accurate written procedures for all main stock control processes and functions.
  • Perform process and system testing to locate and solve problems in data integrity.


  • Be responsible for managing and running planned stock takes.
  • Perform cyclic stock checks.
  • Minimise and removal of obsolete stock.

As with all roles, your responsibilities may change over time depending on the needs of the business and the above list is not exhaustive.

Skills Required

  • Problem Solving.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Experience of managing stock levels.
  • Knowledge of SAP is desirable but not essential.

It’s you we’re interested in

At Origin, we want everyone to have an equal opportunity to achieve their full potential. We positively encourage applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of their gender, ethnicity, disability, age, sexuality, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy and maternity.

Having a diverse and inclusive business is vital for our future success and that’s why we treat all our applicants fairly and with respect, irrespective of their background or any other protected characteristic.

Should you wish to apply for this position, please send a CV to