Stock Control & Traceability Coordinator


Bristol£24,960 - £30,308 Dependent on experienceFull time

About the role

This is an important role supporting the site’s ambitions in relation to compliance, efficiency and cost control: managing and reporting on all aspects of ingredient and work-in-progress stock control.

You will work with all areas of production to ensure accurate and efficient stock control including ‘right first time’ posting of works orders. Act as ‘traceability champion’, by working with shop-floor staff and management to improve processes with the aim that the business understands precisely what stock it has and how it got there.


  • Ensure FIFO & batch control is in place & adhered to at all times
  • Ensure processes, procedures, methods & recipes are followed & there is accurate recording (both paperwork and digitally) of food manufacturing
  • Data integrity – Analysis of errors within production & proposing solutions to ensure accuracy & efficiency
  • Monitoring & daily reporting of WIP stocks to support fulfilment objectives as well as minimising waste
  • Management of stock with value of c.£250k inclusive of ensuring accurate transaction to underpin traceability (use of raw material, semi-finished goods & waste)
  • Report to the Production Manager & other stakeholders on gaps in procedures
  • Where non conformances are raised due to failure to comply with procedure, you must endeavour to close these actions in a timely manner & where required conduct Root Cause Analysis with colleagues to avoid reoccurrence

About you

For this hands-on role, the ideal candidate will have experience of a similar role in a FMCG, food production or manufacturing environment as well as experience of managing inventory (e.g. FIFO, stock counting methods.) You will have a keen eye for process improvement and maximising operational performance.

Skills and Attributes

  • Ability to solve problems/offer solutions & identify improvements
  • Strong organisation skills
  • A strong communicator, confident in raising issues with staff of all levels
  • A good team player, collaborative & enjoyable to work with
  • Computer literate

We do not expect candidates to meet all of the above requirements, if you feel that you meet some of these and are interested in the role, please apply.

About the package:

  • Salary of £24,960-£30,308 dependent on experience. With up to 10% of annual salary in bonuses
  • Quarterly Performance Bonus (up to 7.5% of salary)
  • Annual Business Performance Bonus (up to 2.5% of salary)
  • Plan for the future with company pension contributions
  • 29 days holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays) plus 1 day extra per year you work with us (up to 4 years)
  • 1 paid volunteering day a year
  • All the pies you could eat at cost price
  • Up to £500 worth of pie and mash for the wedding of your dreams
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme
  • Staff discount meals in our restaurants and lunch on us every week (Pie day Friday!)
  • Continuous training and development to grow within the world of pie

About Pieminister

From a small pie kitchen, café and festival stall in 2003, Pieminister has grown into the UK’s No 1 premium hot pie brand. An independent family business with its foundations firmly rooted in sustainability, Pieminister is a B Corp and aims to be Net Zero by 2040: just one of the commitments laid out in the company’s Pies Planet People goals.

With a growing number of Pie & Mash restaurants opening across the UK and 100s of retailers and pubs stocking their award winning products, Pieminister has gained a reputation as the go-to pie for those in the know.

The company is led by its original founders, brothers-in-law Jon and Tris. Their Pie Crew is a strong team of enthusiastic, entrepreneurial people who work hard and have fun. Everyone is included, respected and is committed to drive positive change together, one pie at a time!

As part of our Pies Planet People goals, we are committed to promoting a diverse workforce and inclusive culture, where everyone feels valued and has their voice heard. As an equal opportunities employer we want our workplace to be somewhere everyone knows they are truly welcome.