Stores Controller at Savannah Cement

On Thursday, August 1st, 2013
Savannah Cement is the newest cement company in the Kenyan market having completed a state – of – the – art Greenfield Cement Grinding Plant in Athi River, Kenya.

The plant employs the latest cement technology in the market to produce 1.5 million tonnes of the various cement products per annum for the Kenyan and regional market.
Savannah Cement is seeking to recruit highly motivated, dynamic and innovative result oriented professionals, seeking a thrilling and fulfilling experience, to join the company in the following position:

Stores Controller 

Reporting to the Business Performance Manager, the Stores Controller is charged with inventory control and ensuring both internal & external user requests are properly serviced, maintaining optimal stocks while enhancing best practice controls and procedures.

  • Develop and ensure proper control measures and procedures are maintained.
  • Monitor compliance and reviewing adequacy of the procedures.
  • Ensure all material movements (consumption, receipts, returns, downgrades, adjustments, scrapings) for all stock are properly documented in the ERR
  • Perform reconciliations between sales, packing plant dispatches and weighbridge reports for outbound logistics and reconciliation of inbound logistics between receipts and actual supplies.
  • Set re-order levels and ensure stock requisitions are done on a timely basis.
  • Evaluate and challenge stock replenishments and user requirements to control excesses and maintain optimal stock holding.
  • Develop a stock count calendar covering cyclical and annual counts, oversee these counts to ensure correct procedures are observed.
  • Review the weighbridge operations and reports to ensure compliance to internal controls and best practices.
  • Ensure proper custody of stock while ensuring good housekeeping of the warehouse
  • Manage the weighbridge teams to ensure high service levels; and
  • Prepare monthly and periodic end-of period reports on stock movements, exceptions, and key highlights.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a business related field with professional qualifications in stores management, logistics, production or other plant operations
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a reputable commercial organization with exposure to most or all the above job

  • Good ICT knowledge, especially in an ERP environment, and good spreadsheet skills
  • Ability to work under pressure; and
  • A high level of integrity, excellent reporting, team relations, planning and coordination skills.
An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities of the job and the experience of the individual wilt be negotiated with the right candidates. 
The successful candidates will enjoy flexibility and organizational space while joining an experienced and dynamic staff. 
If you possess the necessary qualifications and experience, send your application, a detailed CV, names of three referees and a daytime telephone contact; on or before Friday August 9, 2013 to:
The Head of Human Resources,
P.O Box 27910, 00100,
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Savannah Cement is an equal opportunities employer. 
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.
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