Inventory Supervisor urgently wanted: Salary R20 000 to R32 000 per month


Inventory Supervisor urgently wanted: Salary R20 000 to R32 000 per month

The Inventory store supervisor is accountable for the overall function of the Stores, which include; Inventory accuracy, material movement, monitor and maintain inventory levels, cycle counting, work order picking and staging, and overall production support.

Duties Include:

Overall management of the stores
Supervise the day to day operations of the Stores team
Liaise with the different departments and customers
When orders are ready for collection
When non-stock items is received for customers and production
Delays with orders from suppliers
Information relevant to the departments apart from those listed above
Respond immediately to production material requests to minimize production downtime and support productivity metrics
Ensure stock is ordered on time and within planned intervals to avoid stock shortages
Check production and dispatch schedule
Check minimum and maximum order quantities
Check critical stock items
Prioritize work in each area to ensure work is completed as scheduled
Ensure all work orders are picked promptly and report any issues or shortages to the Procurement Manager immediately.
Ensure Stores Clerks have packed stock away, adjusted the kardex cards and performed 5S duties
Manage the procedures for the physical receipt, issues, despatch processing, and storage of all raw material and buyouts entering and leaving the Stores department
Manage headcount to minimize costs and maximize productivity to insure all departmental activities are performing at acceptable levels of throughput and accuracy
Be able to provide support to stores staff; system transactions, material movement, work order picking and staging, and production support
Prevent all personnel from entering Stores without the assistance of a Material Handler trained to work in that area
Prepare products for despatch
Monitors daily transfers of all materials as they are transacted in the department to the different warehouses
Ensure all issues and receipts are scanned daily
Fully manage the scanning system. All transaction in stores must be full automated
Monitor, check, approve, post – final sign of by stores manager
Inventory management

Assist the Procurement manager with Inventory planning
Continually looks for ways to improve on existing methods, techniques, and practices to improve the transaction of inventory correctly
Ensure all receipt paperwork is checked for errors and audited to ensure accurate receipt of inventory
Conduct daily cycle counts
Report daily metrics on Inventory Accuracy, and track issues to identify improvement opportunities.
Ensure Stores Clerks are performing system transactions for all inventory movement in all relevant areas with the plant
Supervise quarterly stock takes
Conduct warehouse transfers
WIP control
House keeping

Maintain the cleanliness and housekeeping of the facility through audits and observations providing essential and constructive feedback to teammates
Uphold all Occupational Health and Safety standards applicable to the responsibilities above
Quality management practice in line with ISO9001
Follow all company rules and policies.
Staff management

Assist Stores Procurement manager with quarterly performance evaluations with your staff to encourage good behavior and results and to advise and provide constructive input on improvement opportunities
Work with team members to maximize productivity and efficiency
Provide a great level of attention to detail and focus on the given task
Minimum Requirements


Diploma or Degree in Inventory or Logistics Management
3 to 5 years’ experience in a similar role
Computer literate
Microsoft excel and word skills
Syspro knowledge will be an advantage
Own transport
Willing to work overtime and shut down(December)
Measures of performance

Inventory management (20)
Goods receipt, receipt and dispatch control (20)
Scanning (15)
Cycle counts (15)
Timeous stock request ( Requesting for stock from the buyer) (15)
Housekeeping (15)

Firm but flexible
One team, supportive
Attention to detail
Excellent Problem solving abilities
Good leadership abilities

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: R20,000.00 to R32,000.00 /month


Diploma (Preferred)

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Source: Indeed

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