Our goals - Your path

As the Stock Controller you will accurately control all Packaging Material stocks at the WGC Warehouse, as well as a selection of Traded Goods at our Dunstable Warehouse, keeping the cost of holding stock to a minimum, whilst still enabling us to be able to meet and supply the factory production plan and customer orders. The jobholder is a key member of the Stock Control/Materials Management team ensuring an efficient service level is maintained in line with the customer’s and company’s expectations. You need to be highly motivated and working in accordance with legal and company procedures. You will ensure that practices are carried out in line with the company agreement promoting good industrial relations and work within a flexible team-based approach.  This is an office-based role. The hours are 8.30am – 5pm, 5 days a week.  

The Opportunity:  

  • Ensure product availability for all MTS (Make-To-Stock) Packaging Materials to fulfil factory production plan and customer demands by maintaining appropriate stock levels taking under consideration of e.g. Customer demand profiles, inventory goals, product shelf life and warehouse capacity using SAP, raising PO’s with suppliers.
  • Ensure product availability for all MTS (Make-To-Stock) and MTO (Make-To-Order) Traded Goods to fulfil customer orders by maintaining appropriate stock levels taking under consideration of e.g. Customer demand profiles, inventory goals, product shelf life and warehouse capacity using SAP, raising PO’s with suppliers.
  • Maintain master data in SAP, support on product portfolio adjustments by setting and revaluating Safety & Reorder Levels on Material Master
  • Reporting, Process optimisation, Invoice queries, Holiday Cover for other roles within department.
  • Act as a key contact for suppliers worldwide as well as internally (Customer Service, Sales, Technical departments), by maintaining appropriate level of communications via email and phone.
  • The jobholder is a key member of the Production Planning/Materials Management team ensuring an efficient service level is maintained in line with the customer’s and company’s expectations
  • You will ensure that practices are carried out in line with the company agreement promoting good industrial relations and work within a flexible team-based approach

The Rewards:

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, and a sweep of great benefits. We pride ourselves on our total reward package:

  • Holiday 25 days rising to 28 days with service, plus bank holidays
  • A company pension contribution of up to 10%
  • Private healthcare for you, with option to add family
  • Group life cover at 6x your annual salary
  • Global Income Protection (PHI)
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Staff discount platform & Cycle to Work scheme
  • Dedicated Service Awards for reaching key milestones
  • Selected discounted Sika products

 

 

 

Your expertise - Our strength

To be successful as Stock Controller you will have experience in a Stock Control role, in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.  Plus a healthy mix of the following:

  • Good attention to detail
  • Proactive
  • Strategic thinker who can review priorities
  • Works well in a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Takes initiative.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced role
  • Good MS Office skills including Excel, and ideally SAP
  • Excellent communication and relationship skills

A significant commitment to professional and personal development from day one, including a comprehensive local, product knowledge and leadership development initiatives complimented by a global Sika Business School offering.

About Sika

Sika is a specialty chemicals company with a globally leading position in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing, and protection in the building sector and automotive industry. Sika has subsidiaries in 103 countries around the world and, in over 400 factories, produces innovative technologies for customers worldwide. In doing so, it plays a crucial role in enabling the transformation of the construction and vehicle industries toward greater environmental compatibility. With more than 33,000 employees, the company generated sales of CHF 11.2 billion in 2023.