Inventory Manager
Eat 'N' Go
5d ago
source : BetaJob

Job Details

Location : Lekki Phase I, Lagos

Employment Type : Full Time

Job Description / Responsibilities

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

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.


    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.

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