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Location: UK, Lymington
Posted on: 2018-01-22
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Assistant Stock Controller

Harken UK have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Stock Controller to join their growing team. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to hone their skills in a varied and fast paced supply chain environment.


As the Assistant Stock Controller, you will be working closely with the Warehouse Manager and Stock Controller to ensure that the supply chain runs smoothly from order through to despatch. In particular, you will:

  • Assist with stock replenishment buying
  • Monitor slow/non-moving lines
  • Monitor stock control targets
  • Analyse stock reports to understand and report on KPIs
  • Assist with the set-up of new Bills of Materials
  • Work with the Stock Controller to ensure that all pricing is kept up to date
  • Liaise with suppliers and customers over returns, quality control/warranty issues and errors
  • Assist with the goods in process
  • Work with the Warehouse Manager to conduct stock checks and resolve discrepancies 

As part of the Supply Chain Team, controlling over 15,000 SKUS, you will be given considerable responsibility from the word go. For this reason, you will need to be able to think analytically, maintain a can-do attitude and work well both independently and as part of a team. Experience working in an office environment is essential as is comprehensive knowledge of Excel. This is a role with plenty of scope to develop within a forward thinking, growing SME. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate an enthusiasm for learning, the ability to think on their feet and have a good eye for detail.


  • Experience working within a fast paced, detail orientated office environment (essential)
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Word, Excel and ERP Systems (essential)
  • Good communication skills (essential)
  • Sailing experience (desirable)
  • Supply chain experience (desirable)


  • Full time, located at our office in Lymington, Hampshire
  • Competitive Salary
  • 30 Days holiday per year
  • Discretionary bonus system
  • Fun, enthusiastic working environment



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