Bradford, BD1


PDS Dental Laboratory (PDS) is an innovative, full service, state of the art dental laboratory, employing 120 staff, supplying services and products to dental practices throughout the UK & Eire. PDS has built a reputation based on providing a high quality personal service and working in partnership with dentists and trusts to understand their business and support growth plans through superior product knowledge, competitive pricing and the capability to supply everything a modern practice requires.

Role Purpose:

To maintain inventory records for shipments and invoices, identifying which products need to be replenished; using manual and supply chain or inventory management software. Ensuring the Purchasing function for PDS is monitored accurately, including all supplies, materials, and products in order to ensure that employees have access to the materials they need.

Key Skills:

Key Skills & Responsibilities:

  • Informing Purchasing of any shortages / discrepancies, in timely manner, and to the relevant manger ensuring supplies are kept to their optimum.  

  • Working closely with Team Leaders and Technicians, to ensure the replenishment of material stock, improving efficiency and adequate supplies

  • Cover for Purchasing during holidays (including raising purchase orders/ approving supplier invoices and other duties as required).

  • To undertake regular stock checks located either in the Laboratory or Store room to optimising stock levels and provide the value of onsite assets, comparing to previous counts for trend analysis

  • To maintain good general housekeeping and to support others to do the same for improved management of stock

  • Review deliveries against orders to ensure issues are brought to light quickly and managed and escalated affectively

  • Regularly track the status of orders and highlight issues to the relevant manager

  • Deal with non-supplied, under orders, over orders and damaged goods in line with company processes

  • Generally, help out with smaller purchases, reviews and inventory matters in a consistent and detailed manner

  • Support the Purchasing & Innovatory Manger to compile and maintain records of quantity, type, and value of material, equipment, merchandise, or supplies stocked in establishment:

  • Compile information on receipt or disbursement of material, equipment, merchandise, or supplies, and computes inventory balance, price, and cost.

  • Prepare reports, such as inventory balance, price lists, and shortages.


Key Skill and abilities

  • Methodical and dexterous

  • Excellent Microsoft knowledge with previous knowledge of supply chain or inventory management software

  • Able to work with high volume, in a fast paced environment with short deadlines

  • Keen attention to detail with excellent organisation skills

  • Can do attitude with a desire to improve systems and processes

  • Team player with excellent communication skills


What we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Family friendly policies
  • Benefits Portal

Closing Date:

Looking to recruit into this position in April 2018