Job Details

  • Reference No.SC/1500
  • DepartmentAdministration
  • Hours per Week40
  • LocationWorthing
  • GradeN/A
  • Reporting toLorraine Palmer, Stock Control Manager
  • Closing Date27/11/2017 12:00 am
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PI Stock Control Clerk – Worthing Copy

Bidfood is a leading wholesale food distributor and the preferred supply partner for over 60,000 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, utilising 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 specialities.

The Perpetual Inventory/Stock Control role is key to the delivery team, as accurate stock allows us to ensure our service to the customer is right first time.

As part of the stock team you will be responsible for the daily stock counts across agreed count groups. You will also carry out investigations and adjustments for any anomalies, identifying damaged products, escalate and monitor all short date, slow moving and at risk stock. Achievement of targets set in relation to reducing stock loss. You will also be working closely with the warehouse ensuring all stock is correctly rotated. You will undertake any stock counts that may be required by the Admin/Stock Control Manager, Customer Services or Operational Management team.

You will also be responsible for:

  • Booking in deliveries and liaising with hauliers/suppliers.
  • Liaising with other departments internally and externally as well as planners/depot buddy from external depots.
  • Dealing with the returns of hub stock and chasing credits for them as well as the variance credits.
  • Dealing with quarantines and product recalls.
  • Picking customer collect/staff sale orders.
  • Answering any e-mail enquiries.

The ideal candidate will have had previous experience in a stock control role or working in a Warehouse environment and will be used to working to targets.

Need to be physically fit as moving of boxes etc essential to the job and also be required to work in chilled and frozen temperatures.

In this role you will require strong numerate skills and a good understanding of using PC’s.
Knowledge of Food Hygiene is desirable but not essential.
You will also be a good team player with a can do attitude, who supports our company values. Must also be able to work alone and use initiative to achieve results and thinking outside of the box


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 any Bidfood depot, or send your CV with a covering letter, including the reference SC/1500 to: Lorraine Palmer, Stock Control Manager, Bidfood Worthing, King Edward Ave, BN14 8DH or email

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