Job title: Stores Manager
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 6 to 7 years
Salary: R300000 to R360000
Job published: 13 September 2021
Job reference no: 120932345

Job Description

Stores Manager


Cape Town

A well-established company based in Bellville South, is seeking to recruit a Stores Manager, reporting to the Director, to be responsible for the following:

1. Stores Management

  • Ensure stock lists are accurate and up to date at all times (core and windings, switchgear, stock to be processed of transformers and switchgear, enclosures, ready for sale stock).
  • Completion of Stocktake monthly
  • Ensure all stock is clearly marked and allocated to correct bins to ensure efficient and minimum stock handling to and from factory floor.
  • Damaged power tools repaired or replaced in timeous manner.
  • Steel and Copper/Brass scrap management and disposal.

2. Health & Safety and Housekeeping

  • Ensure self and sub-ordinates comply with all Health and Safety Regulations.
  • Ensure safe working environment for staff in departments within your area of responsibility.
  • Identify and report potential hazards.
  • Ensure storage areas are correctly and clearly identified and goods are packed and stored accordingly.
  • Ensure that all relevant check and inspection sheets is completed and up to date.
  • Enforcement of the use of personal protective equipment provided.

3. Staff supervision

  • Provide a daily plan to subordinates for tasks to be completed and goals to be achieved.
  • Evaluate team performance and take corrective action where required
  • Manage and control department overtime and submit weekly overtime report to management
  • Coaching, training & guidance of staff members.
  • Student supervision and training to assist in these various areas.

4. Fleet Management

  • Arrange for maintenance and repair of company vehicles, forklifts, crane truck.
  • Ensure vehicles are licensed and road worthy
  • Ensure traffic fines are paid and the funds are recovered from the vehicle driver or alternatively that fines are diverted to the relevant driver.
  • Forklift driver management.

5. ISO Compliance

  • Complete annual risk assessment of external service providers.
  • Issuing of Non-Conformance Reports (NCR's) and Work Instructions for incidents involving subordinates.

6. Security

  • Liaison with property security company for two factories.
  • Camera system monitoring and maintenance.


  • A minimum of a Grade 12
  • A qualification in Inventory or Logistics Management will be advantageous.
  • Experience of ERP or inventory management systems essential.
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English (verbal and written) and Afrikaans (verbal and written). 
  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience in a similar role(s).
  • Ability to establish relationships and work effectively with internal clients and external suppliers of various goods and services.
  • PC literate - IQ system experience advantageous
  • Valid Code B drivers’ licence and own transport

Please apply online.