Inventory Clerk at Distell

Applications are invited for the above-mentioned position to be based at Wadeville. The successful applicant will report directly to the Inventory Controller.

Purpose of the Position

• The effective management of inventory received, stored, and despatched to ensure OTIF delivery of quality products and achievement of financial imperatives as well as act as the custodian of the Warehouse Management System at a site level.

Key performance areas include, but are not limited to:
• Ensure the cost-effective inventory management of all goods
• Check depot days of cover daily and communicate with Planning if required
• Report all stock outs to depot, sales and Planning as well as liaise with planning to resolve any stock issues
• Plan correct storage location for products in liaison with Logistics Manager/ Inventory Clerk (ABC Analysis)
• Plan and create Physical Inventory Documents for monthly stock counts as well as reduce write-offs and losses to a minimum
• Ensure optimal stock availability and stock rotation
• Help enable superior customer service as measured by On Time In Full (OTIF)
• Maintain the highest possible level of customer service, while effectively ensuring that all customer complaints are dealt with swiftly and efficiently
• Ensure strict adherence to corporate governance in terms of stock movement and documentation in accordance with the ICC and Audit controls, Quality Control and inspections
• Ensure that Risk audits and Quality control audits are conducted at the branch
• Understanding, implementation and adherence to internal control measures such as ICC, ISO requirements and Operations Excellence
• Ensure quality control checks on receipt of stock and before despatch of stock
• Ensure FEFO principle is applied to stock movements by printing bin pulling sheets for warehouse
• Knowledge of adherence to stock age policy, ensure that all concessions are raised and approved
• Knowledge of adherence to product recall policy

The successful candidate must have the following qualifications, skills and experience:
• Matric Certificate
• Relevant 1 – 2 year Diploma, Degree or qualification in Logistics / Supply Chain
• Minimum of 6 months relevant experience in FMCG Logistics / Distribution Environment
• Computer literacy in MS Office, SAP and SuccessFactors
• The ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
• Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) and sound presentation skills
• The ability to work after hours and / or shifts if necessary.