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8 Nov 2022

PermanentWarehouse/Inventory Manager Wanted At Cape town

SFG Engineering Services – Posted by JobPlace24 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Job Description

Warehouse/Inventory Manager Wanted At Cape town

Job Location: Cape town
Job Type: Permanent
Job categories: Storeman
Company/Employer: SFG Engineering Services
Job Title: Warehouse/Inventory Manager Wanted At Cape town

Vacancy Details


  • Manage and maintain accurate and reliable inventory of the company on Pastel Evolution and Service Manager.
  • Ensure compliance to, and where necessary, implement inventory policy and procedures.
  • Maintain operating stock levels and generate monthly inventory reports, spot checks, audits, and other variance reports.


  • Controlling stock movement and related activities all warehouses (land and sea)
  • Frequently review and update where necessary procedures and controls for Inventory department.
  • Ensure inventory procedures are implemented and monitor compliance to procedures.
  • Setup infrastructure for Service Manager Software.
  • Oversee Service Provider and monitor activities on Server.
  • Compile training plan, user manuals, PowerPoint presentations, systems checklists, and process models for different functions within system. (Pastel Evolution and Service Manager Software)
  • Provide system training and technical support to all users.
  • Liaise with service provider and IT department for technical assistance.
  • Liaise with vessel management on solutions related to database problems
  • Plan and execute quarterly warehouse stocktake.
  • Plan and execute annual year end warehouse stocktake
  • Reconcile actual stock counts to computer generated reports and provide detailed variance reports
  • Recruit and ensure the correct team are appointed for count teams and stores personnel.
  • Frequently review stores, conduct stock counts, supervise, and check in with storemen
  • Performing weekly reconciliations of stock at the various warehouses.
  • Supervise and support data capturing process.
  • Mapping, organisation, housekeeping of warehouses.
  • Process any backlog transactions.
  • Process Inventory Journals to update inventory.
  • Monitor & maintain completeness, accuracy, and compliance during inventory transactions.
  • Maintain all warehouse stock levels – set minimum stock levels and reorder.
  • Assist in forecast supply and demand to prevent overstocking and running out-of-stock (OOS).
  • Track, audit and ensure adequate supply of inventory throughout the organization.
  • Ensure all inventory transactions are recorded as per weighted average cost method.
  • Lead and supervise inventory team, resolving problems and setting schedules.
  • Supervise Warehouse Supervisor and Receiving Clerk transactions on SAGE pastel evolution.
  • Supervise Warehouse storeman (on board the vessel) transactions on SAGE pastel evolution.
  • Follow up on all outstanding IBT’s and manage Warehouse Supervisor to ensure that items are processed accordingly.
  • Monitor constant processing of transactions on vessel and follow up on unprocessed IBT’s.
  • Investigate and report on any long term (2 weeks after IBT has been received) unprocessed IBT’s.
  • Identify risks and propose controls on vessels with regards to access control and safeguarding of assets.
  • Provide CFO with progress, feedback on any problems and suggested solutions.
  • Manage head office Block A stores –
  • Create requisitions on monthly basis
  • Issue out to Block A, B and C; process invoices for all items issued

Maintain stock levels

Required Skills

  • reporting : 4 to 5 years
  • stock controller : 4 to 5 years
  • audits : 4 to 5 years
  • inventory : 4 to 5 years
  • reconcile : 4 to 5 years
  • requisitions : 4 to 5 years
  • supervising staff : 4 to 5 years
  • warehouse control : 4 to 5 years
  • Candidate Requirements


  • Grade 12
  • BCOM Degree / Diploma in Inventory Management or Logistics
  • 5-10 Years experience in Inventory Warehouse Management role
  • Proven work experience as a Stock Controller, Inventory Manager, or similar role
  • Experience in mining/ manufacturing environment preferable
  • Computer literacy and working knowledge of Pastel are essential
  • SAGE Pastel Experience (Must Have)
  • MS Office and strong MS Office Excel skills


  • Must have attention to detail and numbers orientated
  • Strong reporting skills
  • Able to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines
  • Self-motivated and proactive with high regard for work ethic, values, and integrity
  • Ability to reconcile stock counts to report data
  • Assertive and confident
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Good understanding of supply chain procedures
  • Ability to work well amongst a diverse range of team members


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