Stores Controller


Leeds, GB

An introduction to Etex

At Etex, our purpose is to inspire new ways of living. By joining Etex, you won’t just be joining an international leader, you will inspire people around the world to build living spaces that are ever safer, more sustainable, smarter and beautiful. You’ll be joining a company who wants to inspire change.

We are committed to making a positive human impact on the world. In return, we’ll reward you by investing in your development and your personal well-being. Whilst our core values help us develop those effective and sustainable lightweight solutions we’re known for, it’s our people that matter most!

Our diverse and inclusive workforce always strives for excellence. We have over 100 years of experience manufacturing high-performance building solutions. Etex is a company that is committed to success - and when you join us, we’ll be committed to you.


Etex are seeking a Stores Controller to join the Sigmat Team!

Location: Leeds

Salary: Circa £25,000 Depending on Experience

What you’ll do:

MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations Materials) / Stores to ensure an adequate level of identified spares and material is always available for use in the plant. To achieve this, must carry out stock checks, assist in raising purchase orders, record issues and deliveries, receive and conduct a visual inspection of goods, liaise with potential vendors, and maintain stores in an orderly condition.

Key Responsibilities Include but are not Limited to:

  • Responsibility for general operation of stores and material stock levels and MRO processes
  • Liaising with Purchasing to resolve any material ordering issues
  • Working closely with Finance to supervise regular stock management
  • Supervising the Stores team
  • Audit and process stores KPIs – including Stores Stock Compliance, and Spare Parts booking
  • Supervising internal audits
  • Taking responsibility for the MRP system
  • Managing Vendors and suppliers
  • Ensuring spares storage is sufficient and fully traceable
  • Managing 100% stock check compliance in a collaborative manner
  • Challenging and coaching the team to adhere to booking out procedure to ensure accurate inventory control
  • Liaising with production to ensure materials are ready in a timely manner to produce
  • Linking with other departments to define or challenge products/service specifications
  • Any other tasks commensurate with this post


What you’ll bring:

  • GCSE level or equivalent (A-C Maths and English)
  • Good computer and numerical skills
  • Experience using a CMMS system
  • Technical background and plant knowledge to be able to receive and order goods
  • A flexible approach to new tasks
  • A positive outlook, with a can-do attitude

It would be an advantage, but is not essential, if you also have:

  • Experience of managing a stores environment
  • Good knowledge of local industry and suppliers
  • IOSH managing safely

Who you’ll work with:

At Etex we believe that it’s not about who I report to, or who reports to me. It’s about who I can help and who can help me. As the Stores Controller, your expertise means that you will be a valued member of the Production Team.  In addition to your direct team, you will have regular connections with employees across the Sigmat Factory.

Why work with Etex?

At Etex, we might be leaders in modern, sustainable construction, but our people are our priority. We care about our teammates and they feel it. We are driven by a core set of values that permeates through everything we do. A passion for excellence drives us. Through dedication, innovation and adherence to the highest standards, we deliver the very best quality to our partners and customers. 

We connect and care about those around us. We nurture teamwork, communities, partnerships and new ways of working, placing the highest importance on the safety and working environment of our people. When we combine these two elements, we are able to pioneer to lead. We actively seek to outperform and act as a leader in our ever-changing sector. We harness the power of sustainable construction and take responsibility for the impact our people, our operations and our legacy make on the world.

We make a positive human impact – motivated by changing people’s lives, improving the future of our planet and over-delivering for our customers.

Etex is a place for people who want to inspire change and build inspiring ways of living.


What we offer:

  • 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays + your birthday off!
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company pension scheme - matching up to 5%
  • Opportunities to attend training and development, and support for further education
  • Free eye tests / discounted eyewear vouchers through Specsavers 
  • Company Life Assurance - 5x your annual salary
  • Employee assistance programme





Our Social Responsibilities  

Etex has a clear commitment to help build a better, sustainable future. We work towards this vision by caring about our social and environmental impacts and working on innovative solutions for the building industry. 

Our ambition is to reduce negative effects and scale up positive impacts. We prioritise decarbonisation, including the use of renewable energy, as well as circularity, with a first focus on waste management.

We engage in a wide range of voluntary initiatives which offer support to local communities through partnerships and social projects. Our teammates know their local communities best, we are proud of the numerous projects and actions initiated around the world that are based on the awareness of their communities’ needs.


Commitment to diversity 

We’re incredibly proud of the community we’ve created at Etex. We form a global team of over 13,500 individuals from an enormous variety of backgrounds, races, faiths, and genders. Our diversity is our strength, and we are committed to ensuring that all of our teammates feel included and happy at work. 

If you require any additional support with your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch so that we can make arrangements for you.

Good luck with your application 

As you have seen, our Teammates mean the world to us, they enable us to Inspire Ways of Living. If this role appeals to you, click apply now and discover how a career at Etex will help you learn, grow and lead. We look forward to hearing from you.