Warehouse Assistant Job Vacancy

Warehouse Assistant

Job Summary: To assist warehouse manager with warehouse duties

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Receiving and checking all goods inwards
  • Daily Pick and Pack of stocks
  • Doing clerical jobs for Warehouse manager
  • Dispatching all goods outwards.
  • Keeping warehouse clean and tidy.
  • Checking for damaged stock and reporting any damage to warehouse manager.
  • Doing any errands that warehouse manager may require.
  • During slack periods, assisting with any office duties that the office manager may require
  • Maintain all material handling equipment in good working
  • Maintains spreadsheets reflecting on hand inventory / pallet contents and locations as requested by the Warehouse manager
  • Assists the Warehouse manager to maintain and file all warehouse documents
  • Perform duties assigned by Warehouse managerĀ  related to the requisition, reception, storage, and disbursement of materials
  • Advises the Warehouse manager on stock levels and minimum stock quantities
  • Select space and prepare stock for storage, and place materials in designated areas.
  • Protect stock from destruction, abuse, fire, and theft.
  • Supervises unload and offloading of incoming stock and prepares warehouse documents to record this movement
  • Check requisitions and physically inspect materials to ensure accurate quantity, type, and
    acceptable quality and quantity
  • Prepare and confirm order, delivery notes and gate passes for delivery to customers
  • Disburse stock, and maintain records of materials issued.
  • Assists the Warehouse manager to maintain computer records of inventory by entering and retrieving information related to receipt, storage, and disbursement of materials.
  • Purchase materials and authorize warehouse expenditure within established limits of authority.
  • Perform miscellaneous tasks as required.
  • Respond to general questions from the public, contractors, and other City employees.
  • Perform duties of warehouse supervisor in his/her absence.
  • preparing orders for dispatch by supervising loaders and ensuring that orders are filled accurately and efficiently,
  • continually striving for improved customer satisfaction
  • liaise with transporter for delivery of goods to customers
  • Conducts necessary follow-up and tracking to finalize customer order dispatches
  • Assists the Warehouse manager to investigates and resolves problems regarding customer order dispatches
  • Advises the warehouse manager to prepare requisitions for restocking and replacement of warehouse items.
  • Input and retrieve data from the computerized inventory control system
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Mark materials, label bins, and identify warehouse stock.
  • Assist in monthly and annual warehouse inventory.
  • Receives shipments, inspect for proper quantity and quality, and distributes materials directly to customers, or stored in inventory at proper locations within the warehouse.
  • Maintains records and files in support of warehousing function and duties.
  • Perform general organization and clean-up of storage facilities.
  • Other duties as assigned by management and the warehouse manager

Key Skills

  • Good communication and articulate (verbal & written)
  • Achievement focus with ability to get things done.
  • Good negotiation and relationship management skills.
  • Advanced Organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of MS Office.
  • Be a team player, competitive, confident and focused.
  • Proactive.
  • Advanced driving skills.


  • Diploma in Business related course or Procurement
  • Ability to understand principles of warehousing and its practices.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge in Ms. Office suite, preferably word and Excel.

Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications and detailed CVs with a day – time telephone number to the email address: jobs@hcsafrica.com with Warehouse Assistant on the Subject line.

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Updated: November 17, 2016 — 5:11 am
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