Stock Controller ( MKT036)

  • Old Johannesburg Rd, Zwartkop 356-Jr, Centurion, South Africa
  • Full-time

Company Description

Kontak Recruitment - Recruitment Agency Johannesburg

www.kontak.co.za

Job Description

Stock Controller (MKT036)

Centurion

R20 000 per month

 

Closing date: 28th January 2019

 

Preference will be given to female applicants however not exclusive to

 

We are looking for a Stock Controller to manage our inventory and purchase merchandise based on our company’s needs.

 

Stock Controller responsibilities include tracking shipments, overseeing inventory audits and maintaining reports of purchases and pricing.

To be successful in this role, you should be familiar with supply chain procedures and have good communication skills to interact with vendors, clients and internal teams.

 

Ultimately, you will increase profitability and effectiveness by maintaining optimal stock levels of quality products at all times.

 

Requirements:

Proven work experience as a Stock Controller or similar role

Matric

Relevant tertiary qualification (Stock Control / Supply Chain, etc.)

Good understanding of supply chain procedures

Working knowledge of inventory management software

Active participation in inventory audits

Excellent organization skills

Good communication and negotiation abilities

Responsibilities:

Forecast supply and demand to prevent overstocking and running out-of-stock (OOS)

Maintenance of stock levels

Enter purchase details (vendor’s information, invoices and pricing) into internal databases

Place orders to replenish merchandise as needed

Track shipments and address any delays

Oversee storage of products, particularly of fragile items

Evaluate suppliers’ offers and negotiate profitable deals

Coordinate regular inventory audits

Liaise with warehouse staff and other internal teams to test products’ quality (status upon delivery and storage conditions)

Keep updated inventory records

Ensure purchases do not exceed budget

Maintain accurate record of inventory and stock management systems according to set standards

Ensure regulation of in-stock level complies with inventory parameters

Develop inventory control models that promote lower cost of sales, shorter lead times, and reduced stock levels

Collaborate with production personnel to ensure manufactured products are of consistent quality

Engage in the forecast of supply and demand to obtain information useful in improving the continuity of supply chain

Supervise the maintenance of a warehouse/storeroom and ensure proper arrangement of stock

Carry out stock management operations in line with set product/retail policies and procedures

Conduct assessment of supply chain to identify risks and develop solutions useful in minimizing losses

Oversee the placing of orders and ensure requested goods are delivered on time

Establish and maintain good working relationships with suppliers to enable easier procurement of products

Work alongside workshops personnel to ensure required products are readily available

Ensure purchase inventory is within specified budget.

Qualifications

Requirements:

Proven work experience as a Stock Controller or similar role

Matric

Relevant tertiary qualification (Stock Control / Supply Chain, etc.)

Good understanding of supply chain procedures

Working knowledge of inventory management software

Active participation in inventory audits

Excellent organization skills

Good communication and negotiation abilities

Additional Information

Closing date: 28th January 2019