Inventory Controller Job in Kenya

Position Title: Inventory Controller
Function / Department: Warehouse operations

Reports To: Operations Manager

Supervises: Inventory Supervisor
Job Purpose: Oversee the effective management of inventory in various operational activities and ensure independent investigations are carried out on any irregularities.


Working relationships:
  • Warehouse controller
  • Operations Manager 
  • Inventory clerk
Key Responsibilities

Warehouse operations

  • Ensure compliance of inbound, outbound and stock take activities.
  • Ensure compliance with customer requirements (SLA)
  • Ensure data for inventory KPI is completed.
  • Ensure stock take results are analysed.
  • Identify gaps in inventory management procedures.
  • Perform spot checks on WMS to ensure it is updated on time.
Stock management
  • Verify successful completion of inventory stock take.
  • Review investigations from stock take discrepancies and approve stock adjustments.
  • Provide daily, weekly and monthly stock take schedules.
System management
  • Ensure the good performance on WMS
  • Oversee the verification of logical stock in WMS vs physical inventory.
  • Perform monthly reporting to operations manager and controllers with detailed audit report on findings and action plan with deadlines.
  • Carry out all delegated tasks from operations manager.
  • Abide by SOP and QHSE regulations.
Key Skills
  • Organisation
  • Analytical
  • Leadership
  • Inventory management
  • 3 years’ experience in supply chain or a related field
Diplomas – Education
  • Tertiary education in either logistics or supply chain management would be an advantage.
  • WMS experience would be an  advantage
  • Training in MS Office suite and other industry related courses would be an advantage
Personal Attributes
  • Initiative
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Flexible
  • Sense of urgency
  • Attention to detail
  • Team driven
  • Results driven
How to Apply

Qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae and a brief cover letter to cc and on or before 7th June 2016, with the subject of the email being the position you are applying for.

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