Stock Controller Apprentice

Date: Mar 25, 2024

Location: Dunfermline, GB, KY11 8ZS

Company: Optos

Stock Controller Apprentice

Modern Apprenticeship Framework: Freight Logistics

SCQF Level 5

Fixed term contract – 18 months



We are currently looking for a Stock Controller to join our Global Operations department based in Dunfermline on an 18-month Fixed Term Contract


You will be working within a lean customer focussed warehouse and logistics environment that is responsible for ensuring that all the companies material movement demands are met. As a Modern Apprentice, a comprehensive training program will be delivered in partnership with Fife College and all based in the workplace, so that on completion you will be a fully qualified stock controller.



  • Goods In Processing: GRN, RMA & RTV receipts, stock labelling, locating and material transfers.
  • Sales order Processing: Order picking, processing, and Logistics fulfilment.
  • Production Kitting: Manufacturing order generation / processing, lineside and kit stock replenishment, Finished product processing.
  • Cycle Counting: Perpetual cycle counting.
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System processing: Ensuring all stock movements are transacted efficiently and accurately.
  • Housekeeping: Conform to working within a “6’s” environment.
  • Be a contributor to the Department’s Continuous Improvement programme.



  • Working experience of using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Teams and Outlook).
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Highly numerate, must hold a Nat 5 or equivalent in English and Math’s.
  • A competent self-starter with a flexible attitude.
  • Willingness to take on new challenges and learn new skills.



At Optos, we offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package. For this role, the working hours are 37.5 hours a week, Monday to Friday. The salary for this position is £15,000.



We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, age or protected veteran status.


Please note that Optos Plc are in partnership with the Civil Aviation Authority operating as a Known Consignor and this vacancy is subject to a Disclosure Scotland Background checks and Right to work in the UK. 


If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience and want to join a great team, please click on the Apply button!