Stock Controller - Energy from Waste

Stock Controller - Energy from Waste

Job Title: Stock Controller - Energy from Waste
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £24000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH11098_1505723637
Contact Name: Daniel Grosvenor
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 18, 2017 09:33

Job Description

Stock Controller - Energy from Waste Power Plant


We are recruiting a Stock Controller to join a new Energy from Waste Plant in Yorkshire which commenced full operation in 2016. You will be responsible for managing the stores function of the facility, with close involvement in technical procurement, whilst working with the Operations and Maintenance teams to develop and utilise an efficient and effective stores function to optimise plant performance.

The site includes a mechanical pre-treatment facility to process household waste before incinerating the fuel source which produces enough electricity to power over 20,000 homes per year.

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, your duties will include but may not be limited to:

  • Monitor and maintain stock levels of the inventory and plant consumables, ensuring constant availability
  • Forecast demands, plan supplies, complete purchase orders and accept returns
  • Ensure spares required in a plant outage are available on time
  • Evaluate trends in stock movement by maintaining accurate records of purchases and withdrawals
  • Locate, select and negotiate with suppliers and repairers in conjunction with the Maintenance Manager to ensure reliable service and best value
  • Ensure easy identification and location of stock and protection of stock from damage or unauthorised use
  • Arrange transport of goods as required
  • Train other staff as required to provide cover

Requirements and qualifications
To be considered for the vacancy, candidates should have:

  • Solid experience in store supervisory management in a process plant, preferably in an industrial setting
  • A flexible approach to out of hours call out and working pattern changes where necessary
  • A firm understanding of health and safety regulations
  • Strong experience working with SAP
  • Computer literacy, with proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • The ability to learn new systems as required
  • Experience or licenses on equipment such as fork lift trucks and plant hoists to assist in loading/unloading vehicles

The successful candidate will receive:

  • Competitive starting salary of £24,000
  • Company Pension
  • The opportunity to join a relatively new Energy from Waste plant

If you are interested in this position, please contact Dan Grosvenor on or email a CV to

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK.