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    Inventory Manager at The Place (Smackers Limited)

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    The Place (Smackers Limited) is recruiting suitable candidates to fill in the position of a Inventory Manager for immediate employment.

    The Place is a trademark of Smackers Limited. It is a profitable player in the QSR industry in Nigeria with great prospects and staff strength of +1400 employees. Currently, our operations span across 17 locations (15 stores and 4 central operation units) in Lagos, Nigeria, with rapid expansion plans to penetrate more locations in the short to medium term.

    Job Title: Inventory Manager

    Organization: The Place (Smackers Limited)

    Job Identification: Full-time

    Location: Lagos

    Job Profile

    • The Inventory Manager will coordinate all warehouse and outlet stores activities in a multiple location.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Develop, document and implement best practice inventory control and management processes
    • Develop and implement policies to ensure stock items are properly stored in all the warehouse and stores including cold chain to prevent damage, spoilage and loss
    • Ensure warehouse layout is optimally utilized by constantly reviewing layout, space utilization and materials
    • Liaise with procurement and inbound logistics to ensure effective planning of stock activities using historic sales data and adequate documentation
    • Define minimum stock level and reorder quantity taking lead time of each item into consideration. Ensure this is regularly updated in line with changes in business operations
    • Develop effective supply chain procedures and ensure proper communication between central warehouse and outlet storekeepers/accountants in terms of items transferred to the outlets.
    • Ensure adequate and timely stock accounting records are maintained for stock receipts and issuance including inter location transfers at all times.
    • Monitor stock level on daily basis and ensure adequate stock levels are maintained at all times in line with sales
    • Authorise all stock receipt and dispatch from central warehouse and equipment store
    • Analyse data to proactively plan for future needs including imported items
    • Ensure the rule of First-in-first-out is complied with across all warehouse and our stores. Also ensure that perishable stock like plantain are painstakingly sorted at the point of receipt to ensure that riper/ softer ones that are more likely to perish sooner are used first
    • Oversee warehouse and store staff and conduct performance appraisal on a timely basis
    • Drive capacity building and training of warehouse and store staff including induction and orientation for new staff
    • Define and implement an optimal departmental structure to support expanding operations of the Company
    • Ensure regular stock count exercise are performed and all discrepancies are resolved in a timely manner
    • Investigate in conjunction with internal audit damage/obsolete or missing stock items
    • Ensure implementation of good housekeeping principles within the warehouse
    • Liaise with Procurement to define and update standards for inputs/ raw materials: photo of standard, shape, size (dimension/ weight), ripeness, colouration, texture etc (particularly for inconsistent raw agricultural products): eg plantain, pepper, tomato, asun; (fish, prawn & snail etc size)
    • Ensure compliance with standards on inputs/ raw materials received into store (thoroughly check, reject sub-standard items, promptly report/ record, track and resolve issues)
    • Carry out research and liaise with maintenance to define and update optimal storage, preservation or ripening practices for item in store, and ensure compliance.

    Job Requirements

    • Minimum of First Degree in relevant discipline
    • About 8 years warehouse/inventory experience in a manufacturing/food industry
    • Inventory Management experience on ERP eg Microsoft Navision is very important
    • External or internal audit background is an added advantage
    • Microsoft office skills especially Microsoft Excel skill is a must
    • Analytical mind with excellent numeric abilities
    • Strong problem-solving skills
    • Strong leadership and supervisory skills
    • High level of integrity.

    About Company

    The Place

    Job Information

    Status: Open Job type: Full Time Years of experience: 3 Salary: ₦50000 - ₦150000 /Per Month Publish date: 21 Apr 2021

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