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Automotive & Aerospace / Consumer Goods / Food / Logistics / manufacturing / Supply Chain

Finished Goods Controller – FMCG/Food Full Time

My client is a leading food manufacturing organisation based in Tyne & Wear, specialising in speciality snack foods for the consumer market.  Having experienced highly impressive organic growth through on-going excellence in performance, my client seeks a Finished Goods Controller to play an integral role in their continued development against ambitious growth plans.


This full-time role will be the face of the company with customers. Having a clear understanding whilst balancing stock availability with customer requirements will be key to ensuring strong service levels. This role reports direct to the Distribution Manager and will work closely with the Warehouse Manager and Demand & Materials Planner

Main Responsibilities

  • Order receipt and entry
  • Chep Pallet reconciliation
  • Booking transport
  • Customer query management
  • Coordination with planning
  • Customer service reporting
  • Consolidator stock reconciliation and derogation’s
  • Order dispatch
  • Date code/rotation management
  • Internal commercial communication
  • Returns/credits/PODs


To be considered for the role it is essential that you possess experience gained in a  similar position, working within a demanding, reactive high-volume manufacturing , ideally food or FMCG manufacturing, organisation.

Ideally you will be educated to HNC level as a minimum, key selection criteria includes:

  • Duel commercial and supply chain mind-set/expertise
  • Customer facing experience
  • Customer/supplier development and management expertise
  • Highly analytical with excellent judgement and decision making abilities
  • Systems driven-: Microsoft, MRP, Customer frameworks etc
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Structured and organised


This is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation that has enjoyed enviable phenomenal growth in their relatively short life span.  With further ambitious growth plans and the opening of their second operational site, this is the ideal time to join my client and play an integral role in their growth and future as a business.

Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Expiration date: 31st July 2019
  • Location: Gateshead
  • Job Title: Finished Goods Controller – FMCG/Food
  • Salary: £25000 - 35000
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