Stores Controller

  • Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Full-time

Company Description

Our Dream is to bring people together for a better world. Beer, the original social network, has been bringing people together for thousands of years. We are committed to building great brands that stand the test of time and to brewing the best beers using the finest natural ingredients.

Our diverse portfolio of well over 400 beer brands includes global brands Budweiser, Corona and Stella Artois; multi-country brands Beck’s, Castle, Castle Lite, Hoegaarden, and Leffe; and local champions such as Aguila, Bud Light, Jupiler, Klinskoye, Modelo Especial, Quilmes, Skol, and Victoria.

Our brewing heritage dates back more than 600 years, spanning continents and generations. From our European roots at the Den Hoorn brewery in Leuven, Belgium. To the pioneering spirit of the Anheuser & Co brewery in St. Louis, US. To the creation of the Castle Brewery in South Africa during the Johannesburg gold rush. To Bohemia, the first brewery in Brazil. Geographically diversified with a balanced exposure to developed and developing markets, we leverage the collective strengths of approximately 200,000 employees based in more than 50 countries worldwide.

Job Description

Career opportunity exists for a highly skilled and result driven Stores Controller in Port Harcourt Plant reporting directly to the Technical Services Manager. The primary role of the Stores Controller is to ensure effective stock and resource optimization within the stores so as to provide an acceptable service level to the customers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure integrity through management of staff and a stock control system
  • Manage adherence to stores business processes to ensure governance and optimum inventory
  • Work with all departments to critically assess and analyze stock holding to minimize operational risks while reducing stock asset value
  • Work with buyers and vendors to ensure that purchasing opportunities to reduce stock costs are realized
  • Do purchases of stock and non-stock items as well as payment of Vendors and Contracts
  • Develop and maintain a healthy vendor partnering program
  • Manage the tool store to optimize required tool and free issue consumable holdings and to ensure that tools remain in a good condition
  • Work with the finance department on stock management projects and to ensure that the required financial governance is in place
  • Do management reports as and when required
  • Manage the performance of the Stores Team to ensure good customer service
  • Ensure a safe, healthy and tidy working environment as per the OHS Act and WCM Requirements
  • Manage the Stores Assets (vehicles, tools, etc.)
  • Lead, motivate and facilitate team activities.
  • Interpret and implement intake and fissures plan for continues shift plant
  • Monitor stores processes
  • Manage the team to improve process quality and productivity
  • Ensure and maintain a safe and healthy work environment
  • Co-ordinate autonomous maintenance and cleaning
  • Facilitate effective team dynamics
  • Implement performance management
  • Communicate effectively in the workplace
  • Ensure application of administration systems and procedures
  • Administer conditions of employment for team members
  • Contribute to self and team development
  • Prepare and control budgets
  • Apply problem solving and decision-making techniques and principles
  • Facilitate team problem solving
  • Lead production activities in accordance with the VPO work practices
  • Lead the application of work practices for the team


  • BSc/HND in Relevant Discipline.
  • 2-3 years as a Buyer / Storekeeper / RMS Controller
  • 2 years Project Management Experience.
  • Some mechanical & civil knowledge.
  • Team leadership & management skills.
  • Negotiating and communication skills.
  • Communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Numeracy accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Good understanding of mechanical, instrumentation and electrical components
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office package and SAP R3
  • Understand how the stores operates and what VPO means in a store environment
  • Strong People/interpersonal skills
  • Customer focused
  • Have a basic understanding of accounting principles

Additional Information

AB InBev is an equal opportunity employer and all appointments will be made in-line with AB InBev employment equity plan and talent requirements. We are a company that promotes gender equality.

  1. Internal applicants require Line manager approval
  2. Kindly attach CV in PDF format
  3. Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted

The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/ relevant information as criteria for short-listing. Interested candidates who meet the above specifications may apply no later than 16 July 2021.


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