Inventory Controller/Inwards Goods

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Supply Chain/Procurement
  • Business Group:PlaceMakers
  • Location:Porirua
  • Job Reference:PMK/18864
  • Closing Date:12 Mar 2021


Help us build New Zealand! PlaceMakers is New Zealand's leading and largest supplier of building materials to New Zealand’s commercial and residential construction markets. Part of New Zealand’s largest listed company, Fletcher Building, we employ more than 2,400 people in over 60 locations across the country and stock more than 100,000 product lines from concrete to paint and plasterboard.

If you love working in a fast paced team environment with lots of variety then this could be for you!

The Role:
PlaceMakers Kaiwharawhara/Porirua have an opportunity for an experienced Inventory Controller and Inwards Goods person to join their hardworking, committed and fun team based at our Porirua Depot.

Working scheduled hours Monday - Friday, you will be responsible for accurately checking and receipting product within our inwards goods area. This will include utilising our internal systems and digital technology to track and log daily deliveries, organising and improving our internal processes, managing all special orders while ensuring effective communication with internal and external stakeholders.

On a daily basis you will be responsible for the management of stock control and purchasing, the review/management of products and building relationships with external and internal suppliers. You will have the opportunity to really add value and take ownership.

About You:
With previous inventory experience, you are committed to success and keen to expand your capability within a leading brand. In addition to this, you can also demonstrate the following –

Exceptional attention to detail
Sound computer/Excel skills
Practical experience in purchasing
Analytical with ability to identify trends with key suppliers, seasons and products
Professional communication skills 
Ability to work autonomously and enjoy being part of a cohesive and successful team
Knowledge of the building industry and ACE software would be an advantage but is not essential
Valid Forklift Licence/F endorsement would be an advantage but is not essential

What’s in it for you?
This is an exciting time to join our journey as we grow our people and business. You will have the opportunity for further training and development as well as career progression. In return you will be joining a well-respected company offering a range of benefits and opportunities for career advancement that come with being part of PlaceMakers and the wider Fletcher Building Group.

Please note - A pre-employment medical, including a drug test is required as well as the legal right to work in NZ indefinitely.