Inventory Operations Controller (12-month FTC)

Do you have a head for logistics and are looking for your next challenge?

If so, you could be the perfect fit for our Inventory Operations Controller vacancy.

You’ll be the main point of contact for our external suppliers and key internal stakeholders so great communication skills are a must. We’re looking for a team player with the ability to analyse problems, create solutions and multi-task whilst maintaining attention to detail.

The tasks you’ll undertake will include managing an end-to-end process within the Distribution Centre, so you’ll need to be confident at prioritising and planning work and liaising with the sales, marketing, warehouse and inventory management teams to achieve our business objectives. Analysing and maintaining data will form a core part of the role so your ability to work quickly but also carefully is critical.

Experience managing inventory across fast moving consumer products would be highly beneficial and you must be able to demonstrate a high level of competency with Excel, and the ability to quickly learn new systems and processes. A proven ability to influence process change and experience of working in a data heavy role is also highly desirable.

We love what we do, so knowledge of publishing and an interest in stories would be an advantage, along with experience of Biblio and SAP systems.

We are currently experimenting with a hybrid approach to working. For this role, we anticipate that you would need to come into office for certain in-person meetings and activities at least once a week. We are open to discussing the balance of office-based to remote working through the recruitment process.

If you’re interested and keen to learn more, please apply with a CV and Cover Letter by Thursday 7th July.

What you can expect from us:

Salary:Up to £27,000dependent on how your skills and experience align to the role, plus bonus and benefits.

Our employees are the heart of our business. We have a range of benefits to reflect our commitment to our employees, some of which are:• 27days paid holiday entitlement in year one (plus bank holidays), increasing a day each year up to 30 days• Medical cover• Life assurance• Cycle to Work scheme• Discounted gym membership• Generous pension scheme• Summer working hours (role dependent)• Volunteering policy and charity matching• Employee Assistance programme• Mentoring programme• Extended gender neutral parental leave• Access to books and eBooks across Penguin Random House UK• Each site has trained mental health first aiders• We plant a tree for every new employee to our business

Our creativity is inspired by different perspectives, so we want our culture to be one of belonging, where everyone feels welcome and where differences are celebrated.

As aDisability Confident Committed organisation, we’re part of the offer an interview scheme. This is where disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role can opt in to get to the next recruitment stage. There may be some situations where volume of applicants means we can’t take all eligible candidates to interview.

We want to make sure disabled applicants can be their best at each step of the recruitment journey. If you need adjustments during the application process, we encourage you to get in touch with us at http://[email protected].

Remember, you only need to share what you are comfortable to for us to support your adjustment request. Find out more about our approach here:

We partner with The Book Trade Charity, who provide financial assistance for people looking to get into the publishing industry; you can find more information and talk directly here: note, we are not able to accept agency CVs for this role. Any CVs sent speculatively will not be eligible for a fee.

Country:United Kingdom


City: London

Postal Code:SW11 7BW

Job ID:230887


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