Food Warehouse Stock Controller

By 2020-06-23T17:24:22+10:00
9th June 2020
Full time
Inner West, Sydney
Posted 4 weeks ago

Summary of the Job:

The Food Warehouse Stock Controller is responsible for a wide range of various warehouse activities including; receiving food and food-related products, racking storage, maintaining warehouse stock and inventory management, forecasting and demand planning, coordinating volunteers, adhering to WHS policies and maintaining a safe work environment.

Specifically, this role involves:

  • Receipting of goods/deliveries and data passed to various departments (physically or via electronic entry)
  • Temperature checking of chilled goods and data passed to various departments (physically or via electronic entry)
  • Receipting of Gift in Kind (GIK) donations from the public and data passed to various departments (physically or via electronic entry)
  • Stock Control maintained accurately by close of business each day
  • Forward planning of volunteer requirements with the Volunteer Coordination Department and coordination of volunteers of warehouse tasks when they attend
  • Food parcel planning and assembly management including forward planning acquisition of required items and coordination of resources to ensure adequate stock on hand including entry into stock control system
  • Warehouse logistics including ensuring the structure and materials are fit for purpose
  • Onsite event logistics support including key support over the Christmas period
  • Management reporting
  • Kitchen support

Inventory system management:

  • Transfer prior day’s closing stock report to opening stock
  • Enter all deliveries into receiving stock data
  • Following weekend, enter all stock used by chef from the cool room
  • Transfer data from invoices into system
  • Complete Gift in Kind donations paperwork and deliver to food services

The successful applicant will have:

  • Work experience as a Warehouse Manager for 5+ years
  • Experience with receiving goods
  • Planning, production and inventory management experience
  • Forklift or walkie stacker experience
  • Proficient knowledge of warehouse procedure and policy
  • Excel or similar stock control management system
  • Ability to engage in frequent manual lifting of goods
  • Experience working in a cool-room environment
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services
  • Engaging personality to communicate with volunteers as well as members of our community who may be homeless, vulnerable and in need
  • Full, clean, driving licence.


  • Competitive salary + salary package
  • Professional development and training
  • A great opportunity to promote health and well-being to people’s lives

If you feel you are suitably qualified for this position and you can bring your experience to the role, please send a copy of your CV and cover letter addressing the selection criteria to [email protected]

Only people with the right to work in this country may apply for this position. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No recruitment agencies, please.

Job Features

Job CategoryManufacturing, Transport & Logistics, Warehousing, Storage & Distribution
Job commencementImmediate
Close to public transportAshfield

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