Stores Controller/Buyer

at Recruitment Matters Africa
Location Gweru, Zimbabwe
Date Posted January 31, 2021
Category Logistics
Job Type Full-time
Currency ZWD


Our client is now looking for a Stores Controller/Buyer to join their team in Gweru.

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).
Evaluating vendors and suppliers’ offers and negotiating profitable purchase prices.
Placing and receiving orders to replenish stocks as needed.
Tracking shipments and coordinating internal stock transfers, as well as resolving delays.
Overseeing stock storage processes, including tagging, boxing, and labeling.
Maintaining a steady flow of stock from storage to where it is needed.
Performing regular inventory audits and keeping stock purchasing within budget.
Maintaining and updating daily shipment records, as well as purchases and pricing reports.

Key Skills
Proficiency in inventory management software.
In-depth knowledge of inventory management principles and best practices.
Extensive experience in supply chain data analysis.
Great analytical and problem-solving skills.
Superb negotiation, collaboration, and communication abilities.
Exceptional organizational and time management skills.

  • Job Role: Stores Controller/Buyer
  • Industry: Procurement
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

2 Years of Experience
Bachelor's degree in logistics, business administration, or a related field preferred.
A minimum of two years' experience as a stock controller in a similar industry.
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