Stock Controller - Sandyford, Dublin 18

Location Dublin
Job ref: 085675
Published: 14 days ago

Stock Controller - Sandyford, Dublin 18

Part of Grafton Group Plc, Chadwicks Group is the market leader in the builder’s merchanting industry in the Republic of Ireland. The core business is through the traditional Builders Merchants division. Main brands include Chadwicks, Cork Builders Providers, Davies & Telfords. In addition, and through organic growth and acquisitions the Group have established a range of brands which are close to the core but offer a uniquely different range of products. These include Heitons Steel, Panelling Centre, Morgans Timber, Proline & Sitetech.


Principle Objective

Reporting to the Branch Manager the role of the Stock Controller is to perform daily cycle counting and investigation of variances while also overseeing stock takes in the Sandyford Branch.


Knowledge, Education & Experience

  • Customer and supplier return systems and procedures
  • Knowledge of general administration / clerical systems
  • Excellent IT literacy with an ability to efficiently learn new systems
  • Good product knowledge of Building/Plumbing Materials
  • Knowledge of internal systems including Goods Inwards would be a distinct advantage
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and organise the function effectively e.g. Planning counts ahead

Key Responsibilities

  • Daily Cycle Counts – Maintain maximum level of daily counts <70 to 90 items per day>
  • Daily Goods Inwards – prompt input and compliance with procedures
  • Update & maintain accuracy of branch computer-based stock management system
  • Run Variance report & investigate all shortages / overages
  • Ensure all materials in yard, stores and shop are properly labelled
  • Report to Branch Manager on high value items with variances
  • Identify aged and slow-moving stock; liaise with charge hands and other branches
  • Liaise with stores staff for changes on dockets
  • Liaise with yard foreman to maintain neat & tidy stocks, and forward planning of counts
  • Liaise with Price File team on Bar-code issues/corrections required etc.

Essential Competencies

  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer-facing skills
  • Excellent organisation and attention to detail
  • A pro-active approach with a general positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Have excellent numerical / Data entry skills
  • Computer Literate with excellent Microsoft Excel skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Work well within a team
  • Ability to work on your own initiative

Key Relationships

  • Branch Colleagues
  • Branch Manager
  • Regional Director
  • Support Office team
  • Sales Representative
  • Customers & Suppliers

Contract Type

  • Permanent
  • Full time 39 hour contract
  • Working week Monday to Friday,  may be required to take part in the Saturday roster
  • Location - Sandyford, Dublin 18

Our Benefits Include

  • Competitive Basic Salary
  • Private Health Care
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Pension Scheme
  • Colleague Saving Scheme
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Colleague Discount
  • Educational Assistance
  • Wellness initiatives


Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification.  At Chadwicks Group we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways.  You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.


DISCLAIMER: Chadwicks Group reserves the right at any time to change, delete, or add to any of the provisions of this Role Profile at its sole discretion and it is the colleagues responsibility to familiarise themselves with these changes.  Furthermore, the provisions of this Role Profile are designed by Chadwicks Group to serve as guidelines rather than absolute responsibilities and duties.


Also known as Stock Manager Inventory Controller Stock Coordinator Inventory Supervisor