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Logistics Stock Controller

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Logistics Stock Controller to join our Logistics Team based at our Office in Steeton (West Yorkshire, UK)

The purpose of this role is to assist in the control of stock management for all UK and European Installation and Service Engineers.


  • Type of Contract: Full Time, Permanent
  • Salary: £25,000
  • Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm

Benefits of working at Acorn:

  • Induction and training programme
  • Investors in People award
  • Healthcare and pension provisions
  • Free on-site parking
  • Excellent transport links to Leeds, Bradford, and Skipton
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Events
  • On site Canteen (Subsidised food)
  • Gym Membership discounts
  • Health & wellbeing programme

Must be able to display the Acorn Values


  • Quality of the products we make and sell and the service we provide
  • Unity Working together as one team
  • Integrity Acting responsibly and honestly to deliver on our promises
  • Caring About our customers, each other and the wider community
  • Ambition Taking Pride in all we do and striving to improve

The Ideal Candidate

  • Computer Literate with experience using spreadsheets
  • Administration
  • Experience of a similar role would be advantageous
  • Foreign language speaker (French, German, Italian) would be advantageous
  • Must hold full Driving Licence

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan and Coordinate stock audits for UK engineers - Spot checks/counts in the field
  • Complete stock takes for leavers
  • Provide system training for logistics for logistics tasks for new starters/underperforming engineers
  • Provide stock management training for new starters and underperforming engineers
  • Complete trailers inventory count
  • Reconcile completed stock takes by compiling data from in-house systems
  • Investigate discrepancies using available reports
  • Submit feedback/report to supervisor with regards to stock related issues
  • Record and monitor stock management by engineers
  • Provide telephone support to logistics system users
  • Coordinating with the Fleet department for van collections
  • Supporting the Logistics team and manager with day to day tasks ensuring smooth running of department as a whole

Salary Package




    • Excellent Transport Links to Leeds, Bradford and Skipton
    • Free Parking
    • Healthcare Provision
    • Induction and Training Programme
    • In-house Canteen
    • Life Insurance Cover
    • On-going Coaching and Development
    • Pension Provision

About the Operations Department

Our Operations teams play an important role in keeping everything moving so that our customers receive outstanding service. With more than 1.5 million components in our logistics supply chain our Operations team are able to track the location of every component and know in real time what components our engineers have used. Whether a stairlift installation takes place in Manchester or Milan replacement parts are despatched, often on the same day, to ensure all our customers' needs can be met. Acorn's Global fleet consists of around 600 vehicles which are the workhorses of our organisation and it is vital they are maintained and serviced to a high standard. Opportunities within Operations include team leader, logistics co-ordinator, fleet administration and heavy goods vehicle driver.

Working with Acorn Stairlifts

Employing around 1,500 people worldwide Acorn is the world's largest independent manufacturer and supplier of straight stairlifts, with sales in over 80 countries and offices on 4 continents. Acorn achieved the Investors in People award and continues to invest in its most valuable resource: its people.

Career Overview

Job Ref: Logistics Stock Controller

Posting Date: 19/03/2024

Closing Date: 31/05/2024

  • Acorn Stairlifts UK
  • Steeton, West Yorkshire
  • Full-Time
  • Operations
  • £0.00 - £0.00