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Stock Manager - Imported Goods - Maternity Cover Job Spec

Here at Daler-Rowney, we have been inspiring creativity since 1783. Artists are at the core of everything we do. We develop, produce and deliver products, which are not only fit for purpose but exceed the expectations of our artists' community. Our mission is to inspire by creating sustainable, qualitative, durable art materials every day, every year for everybody, making art accessible.

Daler-Rowney is a global manufacturing and distribution company with multiple manufacturing and distribution sites in the UK and a site located in the Dominican Republic. The business is a market leader in the field of fine art materials and is part of an International Group within the same market. The company is growing both organically and through acquisition.
We are entering an exciting phase where we are implementing SAP Hana as well as increasing our sales channels, including Mass Market as well as retailers. This role requires a dynamic, can-do, problem-solving attitude, whilst being confident on MRP systems and interrogating demand requisitions and forecasts.


  • Ensuring order fulfilment through accurate demand planning
  • Purchase Order creation and management from door to door
  • Managing the supply base, ensuring that any potential risks to the supply of products are identified
  • Responsible for the overall management Imported Goods stock from our global suppliers into the UK in line with key milestones for NPD and ensuring our customers receive good order fulfilment
  • Liaising with internal departments to tackle any problems that might result in delays in custom clearance such documentation and invoice approval
  • To work closely with many departments (including & not exclusively Customer Services, Sales, Purchasing, Quality, Warehouse, Distribution & Product Management) to ensure Supply Chain issues are resolved quickly
  • Engage and be Key User in the SAP project to help lead transition and change between our existing system and SAP
  • Manage stock movements between our Distribution centres

Key Skills & Attributes

  • SAP experience
  • Previous knowledge of MRP ERP systems and ability to complete multi functions involved in the supply chain, including forecasting, planning, scheduling and vendor management
  • Previous Imported Planning experience required
  • Intermediate Excel skills desired
  • Able to communicate confidently and clearly, both verbally and written
  • You are a confident decision-maker and can challenge the status-quo with new ideas
  • Work under own initiative
  • Proactive, inquisitive nature with an unwavering eye for detail


How To Apply

To apply for the above job, please email webmaster@daler-rowney.com, stating the job role in the Subject line.
When applying for this role, please advise us of your location and salary expectations.
This job is based at the Dudley, Brierley Hill office, with travel occasional to HQ Bracknell.