Goods-In Coordinator

Hours: 7.30am – 4.30pm Mon to Thurs. 8.00am – 1.00pm Fri

Salary: Competitive

Location: Melksham, Wiltshire

Job Type: Permanent

A great opportunity has arisen to join an iconic British brand and a dynamic team with big plans!
We are looking for a Goods-In Coordinator to join our Operations team at this exciting time of growth.

We’ve been around since 1953, so we know a lot about making the perfect sofa – but we certainly don’t just sit back and rest on our laurels. We strive to improve at every opportunity, driving the business forward and evolving the brand. We are guardians of our heritage but embrace the very latest in technology and innovation from manufacturing to marketing.

As a key member of our Operations function, you will work alongside the Purchasing team and your operational colleagues in our purpose-built Wiltshire head office and manufacturing facility. The heart of the organisation, this is where we proudly hand-make every single G Plan sofa and chair. A G Plan sofa is an investment piece and our consumers know they are buying a sofa designed with the values of enduring comfort and quality at its core. Here you’ll lead a culture of continual improvement, driving improvements in quality standards and ensuring all necessary health and safety requirements are being met.

Within this varied role, you’ll take responsibility for: –

  • Inspecting goods as they are delivered, checking that the items match the advice note in terms of description and quantity, signing delivery notes and scanning them onto the system.
  • Recording any delivery discrepancies on the advice note and forwarding to Purchasing to ensure any issues arising are managed.
  • Arranging for any goods to be returned to the suppliers due to incorrect deliveries.
  • Booking in stock on to the system to maintain correct system stock levels. Accurately recording deliveries in the GRN system.
  • Carrying out perpetual stock takes as instructed by the Purchasing Manager
  • Quantity checking orders picked prior to dispatch for subcontract work.
  • Assisting the Goods In/Forklift Labourer to organise the stores locations for ease of picking and reviewing.
  • Providing general administrative support to purchasing/stores, including filing, placing PO’s onto the system, etc. Creating purchase orders for consumable requirements / other production needs as applicable.
  • Liaising with accounts department on delivery/invoice queries
  • Communicating orders to suppliers and expedite deliveries when raised.
  • Creating returns notes/communicate rejects for credit/replacements to suppliers.
  • Reviewing and creating inventory racking labels prior to stock-take.
  • Participating in 3 monthly stocktake.



Applicants will possess the following key skills: –

  • Previous experience within a purchasing/manufacturing environment would be advantageous.
  • Experience of Microsoft Dynamics AX or similar ERP software.
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office – particularly Excel and Word.
  • Ability to multitask and good attention to detail.
  • Practical and flexible approach to work.

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