Inventory Controller


PepsiCo Australia & New Zealand is home to some of the New Zealand’s favourite and most trusted brands such as Bluebird Ready Salted Potato Chips, Doritos, Copper Kettle, Grain Waves, Twisties and Burger Rings! We are a progressive and people-focused business, and believe our diverse workforce is the key to our success. Because we value our employees and their families, we offer an agile and flexible working environment with an emphasis on work life balance and health, as well as plenty of learning opportunities and room to grow your career.

­­We currently have a vacancy for a Permanent, Full-Time Inventory Controller. This role is based in our Warehouse in Wiri, Auckland.

The hours available to conduct cycle counting in this role would see the successful candidate working 6:30am-3:00pm.

Reporting to the Inventory Manager, this role will see you manage the raw materials and finished goods across both our Wiri Distribution Centre and our off-site storage facility.
You will be responsible for maintaining full compliance of the monthly cycle counts, annual wall-to-wall stocktakes and inventory variance analysis and reporting.

Only people with the legal right to work in New Zealand will be considered.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage periodic and ongoing cycle count programs to an accuracy of 99.5% to identify losses and potential issues; investigating, posting and reconciling variances and consolidating all supporting documentation for Wiri Distribution Centre and offsite storage facility. This will include processing the damaged and re-work stock.
  • Provide database analysis, assessment and troubleshooting of warehouse errors, aged stock, damaged stock and stock adjustments to drive effective control management through SAP, WMS and Team members. This will include analysis and troubleshooting of SAP interim locations, system material set up and pick face and bulk storage set up.
  • Run weekly and monthly reports for submission to the Inventory Manager, providing commentary on line items that exceed set thresholds.
  • Coordinate all aspects of Raw Materials and Finished Goods’ stock rotation and ageing stock, engaging with Sales, Planning and Product Supply, Finance, Distribution and Warehouse leadership.
  • Coordinate the allocation of stock to the Staff Shop.

To be considered for this role, you will need to have:

  • Experience in cycle counting, stocktaking procedures, variance analysis and reconciliation.
  • Experience and knowledge of SAP Inventory Management, as well as Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience in using Man Up Forklift, with a current and valid Safety Certificate. Stock Picker experience also advantageous.
  • Excellent time management skills to meet demanding deadlines as well as strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A positive attitude and good work ethic teamed with a laser focus on Health and Safety within the workplace in order to get the job done right the first time.

What we can offer you:

  • Great work-life balance.
  • A highly competitive remuneration package.
  • Great career development opportunities across our entire global business.

Working at PepsiCo:
Your positive attitude will be rewarded with excellent long term local and global career opportunities, and ongoing professional development along with a fun and rewarding working environment.
You will be a key part of a dynamic team and a valuable contributor to a global company that is one of the FMCG market leaders. At PepsiCo, we recognise our people as a key part of our business and career progression within the business is encouraged and supported. We are committed to recruiting, training and retaining high quality people.

Interested? Know someone who might be? This is a great opportunity to join the PepsiCo ANZ team.

PepsiCo’s job application process:

  1. Submit your application
  2. Interview(s)
  3. Sskills assessment process
  4. Reference and medical checks

At PepsiCo, we believe what makes you unique, makes us better. We embrace equal opportunities for all employees. We believe that our people are our best asset and understand the importance of bringing different perspectives, different lenses and different experiences to our workplace. We are committed to building and supporting an inclusive workforce that truly reflects the global communities we operate within and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Follow us on LinkedIn! https://www.linkedin.com/company/pepsico/


PepsiCo Australia & New Zealand is home to some of the New Zealand’s favourite and most trusted brands such as Bluebird Ready Salted Potato Chips, Doritos, Copper Kettle, Grain Waves, Twisties and Burger Rings! We are a progressive and people-focused business, and believe our diverse workforce is the key to our success. Because we value our employees and their families, we offer an agile and flexible working environment with an emphasis on work life balance and health, as well as plenty of learning opportunities and room to grow your career.

­­We currently have a vacancy for a Permanent, Full-Time Inventory Controller. This role is based in our Warehouse in Wiri, Auckland.

The hours available to conduct cycle counting in this role would see the successful candidate working 6:30am-3:00pm.

Reporting to the Inventory Manager, this role will see you manage the raw materials and finished goods across both our Wiri Distribution Centre and our off-site storage facility.
You will be responsible for maintaining full compliance of the monthly cycle counts, annual wall-to-wall stocktakes and inventory variance analysis and reporting.

Only people with the legal right to work in New Zealand will be considered.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage periodic and ongoing cycle count programs to an accuracy of 99.5% to identify losses and potential issues; investigating, posting and reconciling variances and consolidating all supporting documentation for Wiri Distribution Centre and offsite storage facility. This will include processing the damaged and re-work stock.
  • Provide database analysis, assessment and troubleshooting of warehouse errors, aged stock, damaged stock and stock adjustments to drive effective control management through SAP, WMS and Team members. This will include analysis and troubleshooting of SAP interim locations, system material set up and pick face and bulk storage set up.
  • Run weekly and monthly reports for submission to the Inventory Manager, providing commentary on line items that exceed set thresholds.
  • Coordinate all aspects of Raw Materials and Finished Goods’ stock rotation and ageing stock, engaging with Sales, Planning and Product Supply, Finance, Distribution and Warehouse leadership.
  • Coordinate the allocation of stock to the Staff Shop.

To be considered for this role, you will need to have:

  • Experience in cycle counting, stocktaking procedures, variance analysis and reconciliation.
  • Experience and knowledge of SAP Inventory Management, as well as Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience in using Man Up Forklift, with a current and valid Safety Certificate. Stock Picker experience also advantageous.
  • Excellent time management skills to meet demanding deadlines as well as strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A positive attitude and good work ethic teamed with a laser focus on Health and Safety within the workplace in order to get the job done right the first time.

What we can offer you:

  • Great work-life balance.
  • A highly competitive remuneration package.
  • Great career development opportunities across our entire global business.

Working at PepsiCo:
Your positive attitude will be rewarded with excellent long term local and global career opportunities, and ongoing professional development along with a fun and rewarding working environment.
You will be a key part of a dynamic team and a valuable contributor to a global company that is one of the FMCG market leaders. At PepsiCo, we recognise our people as a key part of our business and career progression within the business is encouraged and supported. We are committed to recruiting, training and retaining high quality people.

Interested? Know someone who might be? This is a great opportunity to join the PepsiCo ANZ team.

PepsiCo’s job application process:

  1. Submit your application
  2. Interview(s)
  3. Sskills assessment process
  4. Reference and medical checks

At PepsiCo, we believe what makes you unique, makes us better. We embrace equal opportunities for all employees. We believe that our people are our best asset and understand the importance of bringing different perspectives, different lenses and different experiences to our workplace. We are committed to building and supporting an inclusive workforce that truly reflects the global communities we operate within and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Follow us on LinkedIn! https://www.linkedin.com/company/pepsico/

Are you viewing this job on LinkedIn? Click here to apply