Inventory Controller, Hardie Grant Publishing, Melbourne.

Inventory Controller, Hardie Grant Publishing, Melbourne.


Hardie Grant Publishing, Melbourne. 


Hardie Grant Publishing is an Australian-owned independent publisher,

We are looking for a commercially-minded inventory controller to join the Publishing Services team (based in Richmond), to work across multiple divisions within the Hardie Grant Publishing business.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Control & advise on stock flow; resolve warehouse and stock problems
  • Report on and assist purchasing and stock management over product life cycle
  • Title metadata data entry and maintenance
  • Liaise between distributors, external publishing partners, and internal staff

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least one year’s experience in a similar role
  • A suitable tertiary degree
  • Familiarity and interest in the book publishing industry
  • Experience with title management and warehousing (WMS) software, such as Bookmaster and Firebrand
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Knowledge of forecasting, global supply chains, warehousing, stock risks, book retail market

The candidate must also possess:

  • Willingness to learn and continually self-improve
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Clear communication skills
  • Ability to independently solve problems
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail


Hardie Grant Publishing is a vibrant, successful, diverse and dynamic business with a list of books across a range of subjects including food, wine, sport, history, true crime, humour, popular culture and social issues. 


This is a permanent position to be filled in September 2019. 

Please send your application to and note we will not consider applications without a cover letter and full CV.

Job description available on request.