Modern Stock Take Operations Executive - Days

Salary: Competitive

Location: Kent & South London

United Kingdom

Apply by: 06/12/2022


Modern Stock Take Operations Executive - Days

Kent & South London

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About the role

  • Work within Business Support and stores to support the delivery of streams of work designed to support, improve or transform our stores / DC and operating model ensuring we always serve customers, communities and the planet a little better everyday.
  • Drive change and be willing to stretch and develop yourself.
  • Have a reputation for excellent results, driven by your commitment to provide a better service for our customers every day.
  • Communicate honestly, openly and persuasively, taking time to listen, you are an ambassador for building trust based relationships.
  • Work collaboratively to come up with simple, effective solutions and improvements for customers and colleagues.
  • See the bigger picture, going the extra mile to make a difference to customers and colleagues and your team – even if it’s beyond your role.

You will be responsible for

  • Attending stocktakes, store / DC coaching events and supplier workshops to ensure that the external count process and service continue to be delivered consistently across the business.
  • Attending certain stores ahead of their stock take, to support and coach stores on their planning and preparation ahead of the count
  • Completing support calls to all stores ahead of their stock take, to ensure key messages have landed and an accurate stock take can be delivered for stores and customers
  • Being known as the expert on the process, and making yourself accessible for stores to contact you for guidance and advice
  • Troubleshooting and solving all escalations from either stores or suppliers ▪ Prioritising tasks and identifying when an issue has become a problem.
  • Collaborating with dedicated teams as well as cross-functional teams where applicable; co-operating with external suppliers and being the recognised, trusted expert of the process.
  • Communicating objectives, deliverables and actions in the most effective, informative and simple way for the target audience.
  • Planning your own time and interpreting data effectively.
  • Demonstrating good communication skills and ability to perform effectively under pressure.
  • Demonstrating strong planning skills and developing realistic, well thought-out plans and delivering against those plans.
  • Being disciplined, organised and a good communicator with the leadership qualities to motivate those around them.
  • Coaching and supporting both store and supplier teams.
  • Effectively interacting with external suppliers to deliver process changes and training.
  • Following our business code of conduct and always acting with integrity/due diligence.

You will need

Experience/Operational skills required:

  • Planning & organising including prioritising workload
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to work remotely
  • Ability to work shift patterns, including early morning and late evenings
  • Experience of Stock Control within a store environment

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work! These include but aren’t limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme 
  • Holiday starting at 20 days plus a personal day rising to 22 days after 12 months (plus 8 Bank holidays)
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Great colleague deals and discounts, saving you money on everyday purchases, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want

Click here to read more about the benefits we have available for our colleagues

About us

Our vision at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home or out on the move. Our core purpose is ‘Serving our customers, communities and planet a little better every day’. Serving means more than a transactional relationship with our customers. It means acting as a responsible and sustainable business for all stakeholders, for the communities we are part of and for the planet.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings. We're committed to creating a workplace where differences are valued, and make sure that all colleagues are given the same opportunities. We're a big business with diverse working patterns and many business areas which means that we can find something that works for you. Everyone is welcome at Tesco.

We have recently announced that we will be moving towards a more blended working week – combining office and remote working. Our offices will continue to be where we connect, collaborate and innovate. Please talk to us to about how this can work for you.

NOTE: Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details on your agreed start date.

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