Job title: Inventory Manager
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 10 to 10 years
Salary: R45000 to R55000
Job published: 21 September 2020
Job reference no: 3453152853

Job Description

Inventory Manager 


Cape Town

Great career opportunity for an Inventory Manager to responsible for the the movement and administration of all inbound,internal and outbound stock transactions, for all sites within the distribution centre for a leading Logistics company.

Key Responsibilities

Warehouse Management System (WMS) Is the custodian of WMS in the DC

  • Adds new items to WMS when required Adds new slots to WMS when required Manages pick slots assignment
  • Ensures the warehouse master is accurate

Daily stock accuracy

  • Ensures pick slots and empty slots are counted and confirmed daily
  • Investigates variances between system and physical balances
  • Ensures that verified variances are immediately adjusted on the system


  • Ensures that product offloaded into the warehouse is received immediately onto the system
  • Reviews receiving documentation for accuracy and completeness
  • Ensure that all receipts are posted after review
  • Ensure that required receiving documents are sent to the finance department according to agreed time lines

Product shelf life Management

  • Reviews EXP/SSL report daily
  • Reviews traceability at least once per week
  • Ensure that expired/short shelf life product is adjusted off the system immediately

Non-conforming product Management

  • Ensures that any non-conforming product is segregated, isolated, recorded and adjusted off the system immediately

Letters of Variance (LOV) Management

  • Manages LOV's issued by customers Manages stock falling under scope of LOV's


  • Assists in the management of the recall process

Inter DC Transactions

  • Ensures that in-transit sites are reconciled and cleared within 48 hours timeframe per shipment

Export transactions

  • Controls the movement of stock between the local and export locations
  • Controls the administration of export transactions between the local and export locations

Stock Counts

  • Plans and controls monthly stock counts
  • Submit all relevant reports and or documentation

Customer specific counts

  • Manages counts of items required by customer


  • Ensures that stock replenishment is completed before commencement of picking
  • Ensures 100% validation of accurate stock replenishment

Put Aways

  • Ensures that all stock receipted is put away
  • Ensure 100% validation of accurate stock put away

Task assignment

  • Assigns shift tasks to staff
  • Redirects staff duties and tasks according to shift priorities

Process compliance

  • Ensures staff execute processes and procedures as prescribed by the company
  • Ensures that correct documentation is completed
  • Inspects completed documentation for accuracy and completeness
  • Ensures inaccurate documents are corrected

Transaction posting

  • Ensures that transactions impacting the stock ledger are posted timeously


  • Ensures that documentation is filed daily
  • Ensures that documentation is filed in a logical and organized manner

Staff attendance records

  • Ensures all staff on shift complete and sign timesheet
  • Complete attendance register for staff on shift

Qualifications and Work Experience

  • Diploma/Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain or a related field
  • 10 Years Warehouse/Distribution experience.
  • 5 Years Stock Management experience
  • 5 Years People management experience
  • Must have experience in a Multi temperature Environment

Please apply online