Stock Availability Operations Manager / Controller (12 month FTC)

Last updated 9 hours ago
Location:Hertfordshire
Job Type:Full Time

Title: Stock Availability Operations Manager / Controller (12m FTC)

Package: Competitive salary plus 25 days annual leave, pension, free shares; 15% discount; life assurance; medical benefit and 15% off you Ocado shopping

Location: Hatfield Distribution Centre (AL10 9BD).

Shifts: Mon – Fri however Hatfield is a 24/7 operation so some flexibility may be required

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Stock/Inventory Availability Manager / Controller to join us here at Ocado Logistics on a 12month FTC based at our Hatfield Distribution Centre (AL10 9BD).

Leading a team of Area Managers (4), Deputy Area Managers (4) and Stock Availability Operators your role will be to coordinate & develop all aspects of stock availability and management within the site, which at full capacity can reach up to 181,000 orders per week, to ensure the team delivers outstanding service to our customers. Through monitoring the entirety of the operation you will be responsible for the full life cycle of every product that comes into the automated fulfilment centre ensuring exception health & safety and food safety standards.

Within the role, working closely with Operations Managers and other support teams to ensure the correct stock levels at all times and achieve site and operational targets. You’ll lead the inventory control and identify innovative ways in which to serve our customers and conduct our business, such as; stock issue investigations; data mining using SQL; working with internal supply chains functions to improve service levels and optimising flow within the automations.

In order to be up for this challenge you will need to be an experienced Stock Availability Manager / Controller, with experience in a comparable warehouse environment. You’ll preferably be qualified in IOSH Managing Safely and have a proven history of leading through your team to deliver results and exceptional customer service.

Why Ocado?

The role comes with a competitive salary of course and some fantastic benefits such as free shares and private medical cover. In addition, we have some excellent development programmes so you can develop your career in line with your own aspirations as the business continues to grow.

In addition you’ll also get to work in a warehouse which is based on a complex conveyor system that uses artificial intelligence to plan and optimise picking sequences, product locations and crate routings.

At Ocado, in everything we do, we strive to offer the very best to our customers - the best service, the best quality and the very best customer experience. That begins with each and every one of us and how we behave.

Clicking on the link to apply is the first step in your Ocado journey.

Ocado is an equal opportunities employer and it takes its obligations under the Equality Act 2010 and Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 very seriously. We treat all our employees fairly and equally, regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, pregnancy and maternity, trade union membership or offending background, or the fact that they are a part-time worker or a fixed-term employee. Our employees and applicants for employment shall not be disadvantaged by any policies or conditions of service which cannot be justified as necessary for operational purposes.