Job Details

  • Reference No.LMF/1521
  • DepartmentStock Control
  • Hours per Week45
  • LocationManchester
  • Grade6
  • Reporting toDominic Worthington
  • Closing Date27/11/2017 12:00 am
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Perpetual Inventory Counter – Manchester

Bidfood is a leading wholesale food distributor and the preferred supply partner for over 60,000 plus customers across the UK. We pride ourselves on our ability to provide anything from a teaspoon to a complete catering solution to customers of all sizes, utilizing our national structure and the combined expertise of our employees. We provide every food option from quality ingredients to finished meals, including a number of own brand ranges as well as all the big brands and regional specialties.

Prime Objective

As part of a team you will execute inventory control measures to ensure the company minimises stock loss, maximises stock holding and paperwork accuracy. Confirming stock levels and date codes are precise and well maintained to company standards.

Role Purpose

  • You will be required to count pick / bulk locations across all temperature bands (chilled, frozen & ambient)
  • Investigate any discrepancies on stock counts and dates
  • Help manage shortage claims for internal and external customers
  • Ensure the right product is in the right location at the time of picking
  • Perform quarantine checks and report the depot findings
  • Investigate internal and external queries in a timely manor
  • Liaise with all departments

Candidate requirements

  • A flexible approach to working, to be available for Bank holidays & Stock Take
  • An understanding of stock control and WMS
  • An understanding of Microsoft word, excel and outlook
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Preferably Reach truck trained
  • Able to work as a team or an individual
  • Able to carry out a reasonable amount of physical work across a multi temp environment

If you feel you have the skills required for this role then please do not hesitate to contact me via the address below


Pension, 25 days holiday pa, healthcare cash plan, childcare vouchers, personal accident scheme, employee discounts.


To apply, please complete an application form which can be collected at Reception, or send your CV with a covering letter, including the reference LMF/1521 to: Dominic Worthington, Stock Control Manager by email:

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