Job title: Inventory Manager (Consumables)
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 8 to 10 years
Salary: R700000 to R750000
Job published: 19 October 2020
Job reference no: 3082253211

Job Description

Inventory Manager (Consumables) West Coast

Excellent career opportunity with large, listed manufacturer. Reporting into the Operations Director you will be responsible for:

  • Responsible for ensuring optimum inventory levels and maintaining appropriate standards, controls and reporting systems
  • Leading and Managing Consumable store teams in two warehouses (Stock holdings R½ billion)
  • Liaises closely with the procurement, production and finance departments in the determination of required stockholdings
  • Responsible for the overall control of stock and administers the movement and storage of goods in the following stores
  • Engineering and General Store
  • Consumable Raw Material
  • Cannery Raw Material
  • Coldstore
  • Perform critical inventory tasks to ensure the correct number of items are in stock.
  • Maintain updated and accurate records of inventory, including transfers and cycle counts.
  • Monthly auditing of Inventory with onsite personnel
  • Initiate cost reduction in inventory management.
  • Compile Inventory reports for Senior Management
  • Ensure production complies with environmental systems and legislation.
  • Manage the Health and Safety system for the Consumable/Inventory departments in your responsible role. Be a member of the site SHE comity.
  • HR – Ensure compliance with Labour Legislations and company policies and procedures

Qualifications and experience

  • Three year tertiary qualification in Inventory Management, industrial engineering or procurement.
  • Minimum of 10 years Previous Inventory Management experience dealing with raw materials and production.
  • Minimum of 5 years Previous Management experience
  • SAP knowledge, specifically concerning PP and MM