Inventory Controller


Auto req ID: 187268BR

Job Description

  • Reconcile the suspense accounts on a daily basis.
  • Track and monitor variances and locked inventory in the Warehouse.
  • Manage, plan and organise the warehouse cycle counts.
  • Analyse the Isando Service Centre Stock Account (55150) on a monthly basis by investigating all overspends and compile a detailed report by category and communicate findings to the Finance Department.
  • Control the receipt and despatch of stock (at receiving/despatch area) to ensure all stock items are accounted for at all times.
  • Develop and maintain the pre and post cycle count procedures.
  • Manage the Stock Checkers to be able to monitor inventory locations at all times.
  • Use the Inventory reports to manage and maintain the inventory in the warehouse.
  • Ensure that the Stock Checkers check inventory in the locked locations to make inventory available for picking on a continuous basis.
  • Rectify the warehouse inventory by ensuring that incorrect inventory in the pick face is checked on an on-going and daily basis.
  • Provide the number of pick exceptions to the Stock Checkers on a continuous basis.
  • Manage and distribute the expired inventory report to the Operations Team on a daily basis.
  • Monitor and improve the stock control processes – check and report variances on a weekly and periodic basis as may be required from time to time.
  • Assist Storemen and Stock Checkers as and when needed to resolve any hindrance that prevents them from successfully completing the task given by carrying out the subsequent system alteration/transaction.


  • Matric with a tertiary qualification in Inventory Management/ Supply Chain/ Logistics or a relevant commercial qualification.
  • 3 years’ experience and knowledge of Warehouse Inventory (preferably, within the FMCG industry).
  • Compile and report on warehouse statistics (Warehouse stock variances, deliveries by Suppliers, staff productivity etc.)
  • Computer literacy (MS Word, MS Excel and Outlook) and knowledge/experience of a Warehouse Management System would be an advantage.
  • Supervisory skills – Manage a team of Stock Checkers, Storemen and other warehouse front line staff).
  • Ability to influence and implement changes regarding inventory management in the Service Centre.
  • The ability to successfully communicate with people across all levels of the organisation

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Pipeline

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