Inventory Controller wanted immediately: APPLY NOW

Stock or Inventory Controller

Inventory Controller wanted immediately: APPLY NOW

Applications are invited for the above-mentioned position in Distribution, based in Ladysmith. This person will report to the Ops Manager, Ladysmith.

Purpose Statement of the Position:

The effective management of inventory received, stored, and despatched to ensure OTIF delivery of quality products and achievement of financial imperatives. Act as the custodian of the Warehouse Management System at the site level (Super User).

Key Performance Areas would include, but are not limited to:

Operating Efficiently

Ensure cost-effective inventory management of all goods
Ensure Strict Adherence to Corporate Governance
Perform administration/reporting effectively


Improving business processes to ensure the achievements of Business Objectives

Shareholder Value

Operating Efficiently

People & Expectations

Performance Management

The successful candidate must have the following experience/skills:

A relevant 1 – 2 Yr Dip / Adv Nat Cert / Special Secondary School (Post School) / 2 Yrs College / Tech College Dip / Vocational Certificates / NVQ 3 / Tech Understanding / A Level (AS plus A2 level) / IBDP – 2 Yr Programme / ‘NQF’ Level 5 & 6 in Logistics / Supply Chain
Up To 6 Months minimum total years of relevant experience in FMCG Logistics / Distribution Environment
Computer literacy in MS Office, SAP, Success Factors
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

Demonstrates proficiency in the following functional competencies:

Commercial and Business Insights

Is able to balance short and long term business value generation through the regular application of commercial principles across the whole value chain and take ownership around course corrective rigour

Strategic Business Planning:

Has knowledge and skill of business strategy formulation. Understanding how to align business processes and design to support strategy implementation

Financial Management:

Has knowledge of financial principles (e.g. budgets, capital, gross income) and the ability to apply financial principles and to analyse, interpret and report figures correctly


Has knowledge of warehousing management principles and the ability to manage a warehouse through space utilisation, effective delivery and human resources utilisation within the warehouse


Is able to bring innovative approach to Delivery and customer service as a value-adding component by driving the effective, efficient flow of goods, services and information from the point of supply to the point of demand

Data Savvy:

Is able to gather, analyse, interpret and present relevant quantitative and qualitative data to inform critical people strategies and decisions and measure, and benchmark the impact of SO practices against agreed functional metrics and standards

Regulations, Governance, risk management

Is able to understanding and applying Rules and Regulations, which assist the movement of goods and services across geographical boundaries and commercial entities

Customer Service Levels Management

Is able to constantly anticipate, understand and action what customers want from their suppliers and partners

Product Knowledge:

Has knowledge of Company’s products and product categories in order to act as Brand Crafters and to better understand the Company

Capability Build and People Practices:

Has knowledge and skills to attract, develop, care for and retain high calibre individuals, in the correct position. The ability to motivate and use skills in coaching, counselling and mentoring to grow talent and ensure succession planning

Strategic Business Partnering:

Is able to act as a strategic business partner by understanding the needs of their key stakeholders against organizational goals, designing and implementing SO solutions which meet these requirements whilst delivering a high degree of perceived satisfaction.

Demonstrates proficiency in the following Behavioural competencies:

Lead Self
Thinking and Innovation

Application Process:

If interested and meet all requirements, please register and apply via the Distell career portal by logging onto

Reference Number: 17087 Closing date: 28 August 2020

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