Logistics & Inventory Controller

£28000 - £31000

Our client is seeking to appoint an experienced Logistics & Inventory Manager will have overall responsibility for the day-to-day management of the Logistics and Inventory Controllers, having a long-term strategy to develop and grow with the business needs.

Within this role owned stock is maintained during movement/s of both domestic and worldwide shipments, managing a team of between 5 - 10 people to ensure stock is kept accurate at all times. The control and compliance of stock movements to Customer premises (both Domestic and International) as well as in and out of Forward Stock Locations and Hub’s.

Involvement in Business Take-on and Customer projects that requires Inventory control and to act as the point of contact for the client. Interaction with ALL logistic partners to ensure they are meeting SLA and contractual obligations, as well as overseeing those costs associated.

You will also b responsible for stock audits and counts to capture any discrepancies and follow up any actions to ensure continuous improvements are made. An understanding of all types of export documentation including Commercial Invoices, EUR1’s, ATR’s, Certificates of Origin, Dangerous Goods Certificates, Known Consignor Certificates, Letters of Credit, etc, to ensure smooth on time delivery of goods.

The preparation and submission of export licence applications (SIELS). The recording and monitoring of licence usage to ensure correct compliance with export control regulations. The co-ordination of ECOOGEL audits.


Up to £31,000 per annum, DOE

Full time, Permanent


  • Management of the Inventory and Logistics Teams
  • Manage Stock inventory
  • Manage Customer Stock inventory
  • Manage Courier Partners and ensure they are receiving expected Service Levels
  • Compliance for International Exports
  • Missing stock investigations
  • Identification of Dual Use items and assistance with Commercial Invoices for Export purposes
  • When required direct, optimise and co-ordinate the full order cycle
  • Liaise and negotiate with service providers
  • Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, costs and efficiencies
  • Resolve any complaints expediently
  • Meet costs, productivity, accuracy and timeline targets
  • Maintain metrics and analyse data to assess performance and implement improvements


  • International Trade Level 5 qualification
  • Ability to motivate and manage a team
  • Experience in managing 3rd party couriers for both Domestic and International
  • Previous experience in an Inventory role
  • Proficient in working with data and ability to create reports
  • Ability to prioritise & organise own work in a busy environment
  • Accuracy and high attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, positive and proactive attitude
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organisational/planning skills
  • Excellent numeracy skills


  • Strong People Management
  • Customer centric and ability to build relationships
  • Supplier management skills and experience
  • Commercial acumen
  • Level 3 Customs Practitioner Award
  • Diploma in World Customs Compliance & Regulations
  • More than 5 years’ experience in international trade
  • Level 4 Logistics Diploma
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience being responsible for Logistics Transport within an organisation
  • Previous Logistics management experience