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Inventory Manager

DEPARTMENT : Supply Chain – Hammarsdale DC


To manage and maintain accurate and reliable inventory both physically and systematically within the Distribution Centre. Ensure compliance to, and where necessary, implement inventory policy and procedures. Maintain operating stock levels and generate monthly inventory reports, cycle counts, audits, and other variance reports and optimise the utilisation of MHE and warehouse storage capacity. Entrenching a performance based culture of continuous improvement and health and safety awareness in line with the Sikhula KunYe Culture. 



  • Coordinating stock control operations with warehouse staff, as well as the sales and finance departments
  • Analyzing supply chain data to ensure the uninterrupted availability of stock
  • Forecasting supply and demand to prevent overstocking and running out-of-stock (OOS)
  • Replenish stocks levels in line with Picking demands
  • Tracking shipments and coordinating internal stock transfers, as well as resolving delays
  • Overseeing stock storage processes, including tagging, boxing, and labelling
  • Maintaining a steady flow of stock from storage to where it is needed and ensuring MHE optimisation is achieved
  • Performing regular inventory audits and ensuring inventory record accuracy is maintained .
  • Warehouse capacity management , assisting in forecast supply and demand to manage DC storage capacity to prevent overstocking.
  • Seasonal reslotting and cycle count plans implemented and achieved . 
  • Give input into the Production and Capacity Planning – space; people, equipment & technology in alignment with projected throughput of  volumes
  • Investigate and highlight stock loss trends and root causes to minimise wastage/shrinkage and to ensure stock losses/adjustments are managed within tolerance .  



  • 3 year Diploma/Degree in Warehouse Management/Supply Chain/Operations Management
  • +/- 5 Years Warehouse Experience in a middle/senior management role
  • Computer Literacy: G-Suite (with Advanced Excel)
  • Previous exposure to warehouse management systems
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety regulations will be an advantage
  • Management of TES
  • Analytical ability
  • Competencies: Leadership; Planning & organising skills; Problem assessment; ; High regard for quality and detail; Good communication skills; Building and maintaining relationships; Resourcefulness; Passion and Openness 


CLOSING DATE: 29 September 2022

If you are interested and meet the minimum requirements, please submit your CV and covering letter

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application as being unsuccessful.

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