Stock Controller and Transport supervisor 

Company: James E. Smith (Timber) Ltd.

Job Title: Stock Controller and Transport supervisor

Location: Hockley, Birmingham, B18 (On-site)

Salary: £35,000 (dependent on experience)

Contract: Permanent, Full-Time

Working Hours: Monday - Friday: 08:00 - 17:00


Company Benefits:


Annual company bonus scheme
Company pension scheme
Life assurance
Initial on-site assistance & shadowing
On-site parking


Role Overview


An exciting opportunity to join a thriving, family-owned Timber supplier based in Hockley, Birmingham.


James E. Smith are a progressive and expanding business. The successful candidate will receive progression and development opportunities.


We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join our team. The ideal candidate will be educated to A-Level standard (or above) and will have experience with stock control, logistics, data inputing and be excellent at communicating with suppliers, customers and colleagues.


Job Duties:


Stock Control

Input stock on to the system arriving at our various sites / quays

Transferring stock between sites on the system

Book out / invoice stock to customers delivered direct & or from JES sites

Checking and updating stock

Ensuring prompt responses to emails and telephone calls

Initially shadowing members of sales and production staff to gain broad overview

Gaining knowledge of the Company’s products

Arranging imports where necessary to be customs cleared

Handling all queries efficiently



Arrange collections of FOM contracts and delivery of D/d contracts to customers & or JES sites


Essential Skills/Experience:


Good numeracy and excellent communication skills

Ability to work independently and as a team player

Self motivated and organised

Maintain and develop existing customer and supplier relationships

Strong work ethic

Good knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel.


About Us:


James E. Smith is an old established independent family-owned timber importer/merchant with yards and sawmills in BIRMINGHAM, NEW HOLLAND & HULL.