Stock Taker / Inventory Control Job in Kenya

Position Title: Stock Taker / Inventory Control 

Position Summary:
Works closely with Branch Manager and buying department to ensure efficient operations in Inventory, friendly and efficient customer service.

Supports the Branch Manager in maintaining company standards.

Key Result Areas:
  • Maintains the accuracy of the physical inventory at the branch.
  • Release products as requested by Chief Chef or the Branch Manager.
  • Ensure proper and high quality storage of different perishable, dry and wet products.
  • Communicates margin issues to buyers and follows up for timely response.
  • Insures that cycle counts are being conducted on a timely and regular basis.
  • Coordinates Inventory Control with the Receiving, Perishables, Dry Goods Floor and Front End to make sure low stock, out of stock, negative on hand and computer inventory is correct.
  • Coordinates writing of adjustment vouches to vendors for damages and meets with vendor reps to obtain their approvals.
  • Control markdowns & voids by monitoring damages and overstock.
  • Analyzes and determines reasons for negative inventory and margins.
  • Reviews store statistical reports for any abnormal or erroneous data.
Requirements, Qualifications & Physical Demands:

Education, Experience And Skills Required
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in retail or wholesale.
  • Bachelors or Diploma in supply chain and logistics.
  • Background in Physical Inventory maintenance/control in a food industry.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, employees, and buying department.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, mass and volume.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Commitment to company values and strong customer orientation.
  • Must be PC literate; working knowledge of MS Office;
  • Work Environment
For the most part the ambient temperature will be moderate.
The work is performed standing/walking must be able to stand/walk for up to 2 hours without a break.
Physical labor is moderate to high (seasonal).
How to Apply
Applications quoting the position title with detailed CV, with contact details of 3 referees (1 of which should be immediate, 1 former supervisor and any other) should be submitted to: on or before 18th November 2016

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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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