Inventory Supervisor Job in Kenya

Position Title: Inventory Supervisor
Function / Department: Warehouse operations

Reports To: Inventory Controller

Supervises: Inventory clerk
Job Purpose: Ensure accurate inventory records are maintained and that stock integrity is upheld by applying the good inventory practices on shop floor.


Working Relationships:

  • Warehouse controller
  • Inventory Controller
  • Operations Manager 
  • Inventory clerk
Key Responsibilities

Warehouse operations

  • Assist inventory controller by ensuring stock take activities are carried out as per SOP.
  • Update stock take records with data gathered by stock clerks.
  • Assist inventory controller in identify gaps in inventory management procedures.
  • Perform spot checks on WMS to ensure it is updated on time.
Stock management
  • Oversee and ensure the maintenance of stock cards and WMS.
  • Verify that products are in correct bin locations.
  • Pilot investigations from stock take discrepancies.
System management
  • Ensure the good performance on WMS
  • Verify logical stock in WMS is same as physical inventory.
  • Perform daily reporting to inventory controller with detailed audit report on findings and action plan with deadlines.
  • Carry out all delegated tasks from inventory controller.
  • 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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