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Distribution Warehouse

Layout Administrator

Stoke - Distribution Centre
Hours Per Week:
Vacancy Type:
01 Dec 2022

Job Description

£10.50 per hour

As a Stock Controller within the Layout Team, you will be working alongside an established team of Stock Controllers to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the warehouse operation. This role is a secondment opportunity with potential to become perm after.

The Main responsibilities of a Stock Controller will range from:

  • Offsite storage receipt & re-checks, pick queries
  • Sin bin clearance and completion and recording of cyclical PI counts
  • Various daily functions such as pick slot rotation, system maintenance and the production of daily and weekly reports
  • Take ownership of various projects within the operation such as warehouse layout reviews and seasonal stock placement
  • Proactively looking for and implementing changes and improvements to current processes

Sell More:

  • To ensure that I process required stock checks, pick queries, Zone Manager tasks & queries, and PI Counts following company procedures
  • Working with the operation to ensure smooth and efficient flow of stock from Inbound to Outbound
  • To strive to assist my fellow colleagues in their daily duties, creating a culture of teamwork.
  • To be diligent in ensuring that each article and its packaging is treated with the respect and arrives to store in a good condition
  • To effectively communicate with my peers and managers any ideas that will assist with the ‘Keeping it simple’ principle of the process within the organisation
  • To Ensure that I achieve the KPI’s in which I am given so that the business can grow, which will in turn offer me security and potential my own personal growth within the organisation

Customer Focus:

  • To actively follow the companies process with regards to reporting damaged goods before getting to store
  • To ensure that I liaise with the colleague council representatives (or to become a representative) to establish business information and ideas that will be put forward during the colleague council meetings
  • To actively listen during the shift briefings to the important business information that is communicated to me and to then take into consideration how this will affect me
  • To report areas of concern that will affect the KPI’s within the business
  • To assist new employees in their settling in period within the organisation by being a ‘Buddy’ at time when required
  • Produce daily and weekly reports, assist with pick slot rotation, and system maintenance.

Be Committed

  • To actively join in and offer assistance in activities that take place within the organisation e.g. charity days, social events, Christmas Party, Family Fun Day
  • To assist in creating the right ‘Culture’ for the organisation by being helpful and knowledgeable
  • Actively request information in relation to KPI’s and general performance from line manager
  • To aspire to be colleague of the month or year
  • To grow within my role and to actively challenge my skills and develop new skills – with the potential to progress within the organisation
  • Take ownership of various projects within the operation such as warehouse layout reviews and seasonal stock placement, at the same time as being pro-active in looking for and implementing changes and improvements to current processes
  • A responsibility that requires me to manage myself, be able to advise the operation and ultimately make justifiable decisions

Keep it Simple

  • To positively embrace change within the organisation and actively champion new processes
  • To offer recommendations on current processes that could be made ‘Simpler’ which will assist in achieving KPI’s.

What's in it for you?

  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days.
  • Days off so you can celebrate your Birthday and also when you move ‘Home’ so you can get settled in.
  • Family leave – Maternity and paternity leave.
  • A cool 15% discount on all Dunelm products, in-store and online to help make your house a 'Home'.
  • Amazing Internal colleague network groups where our colleagues are empowered to create environments where everyone can feel at Home and communicate.
  • Contribution to your pension scheme for the twilight years.
  • Fantastic sharesave option where colleagues can buy Dunelm shares on a monthly basis at a discounted rate to build up an investment for that rainy day.
  • Cycle to work scheme to help keep colleagues fit and help with air pollution, travel costs, tax and national insurance.
  • Continuous training and ongoing coaching so colleagues feel confident and in control of their role.
  • A caring and diverse colleague wellbeing support which includes access to our colleague financial support fund, an online medical GP and counselling support which is provided by our partnership with Retail Trust.
  • Tonnes of genuine career opportunities and the support to grow your career through the business as each individual colleague wishes to.