Inventory Controller (Contract)
Prostaff Holdings Group specialists
Gauteng, ZA
12d ago

A well-known and established International company specialising in the manufacturing of food flavours requires the above to identify, prioritise, develop and implement complex cross-

functional inventory control continuous improvement (CI) projects that include forward-thinking on project introduction, development and implementation.

Minimum requirements for the role :

  • Tertiary qualification in Supply Chain or Finance or related is preferred but not essential.
  • Previous working experience in inventory control or related is essential.
  • Previous experience having worked in the financial or business information industry is preferred but not essential.
  • Previous experience working on any ERP (SAP or Syspro or related) is essential.
  • Must be computer literate with intermediate to advanced Excel skills.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential.
  • Must be highly analytical.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for :

  • Collecting data using a computerised system to track various aspects of inventory.
  • Calculating products and parts orders to ensure that the proper amount of inventory is distributed at the right time.
  • Tracking defective pieces of inventory, rates of return, rates of purchase, and rates of accuracy, in order to maintain and improve quality control.
  • Responding to sales inquiries, filing reports, and providing creative solutions to discrepancies.
  • Analysing root causes to manage slow-moving and obsolete material, whilst developing strategies to eliminate the cause of scrap.
  • Building strategies and implementing solutions to improve accuracy, operating efficiency and financial performance associated with inventory management.
  • Developing and executing supply chain initiatives to drive slow-moving and obsolete material as well as scrap improvements.
  • Analysing aged materials and determining appropriate action for resolution.
  • Managing the asset disposal process and the destruction process of high-value materials.
  • Monitoring and dispositioning the shelf life of finished goods for liability avoidance purposes.
  • Developing and conducting presentations to interpret data analysis and inventory controls recommendations to multiple levels of the organisation, including senior leadership.
  • Salary package, including benefits, are highly negotiable depending on experience gained.

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