Inventory Controller - Mariakani

Inventory Controller - Mariakani

Mabati Rolling Mills

Inventory Controller - Mariakani

Details of the offer

MRM is seeking to recruit a professional and experienced individual to fill the position of an Inventory Controller to assist the Supply Chain Manager in optimising the inventory level of spare parts, consumables and traded items of the Business Unit as well as the cost and effort needed to keep the inventory at an optimal level. This position is based in Mariakani.

Internal responsbilities
Coordinating with procurement on purchase requests for materials/items that need to be replenished as well as materials/items that should be procured through framework contracts

Coordinating with stores on stock counts and replenishment settings for materials/items in inventory

Coordinating with maintenance and operations on future consumption of materials/items, including preparing for overhauls and understanding historical consumption trends

Coordinating with IT/SAP team on matters relating to data required to run inventory control optimisation software


Monitor the inventory of SKU’s, spare parts, consumables; spare parts, consumables, traded items) and advise the Supply Chain Manager on required changes to SKU master data (safety stock, reorder point levels, reorder quantities) aimed at balancing inventory levels with expected service levels for each category, using inventory optimisation software (excel, SAP or other specialised software)

Keep the inventory control optimisation software active and up to date by liaising with IT/SAP team and software vendors

Reporting on inventory KPI’s and leading initiatives to improve inventory performance and reduce cost, which include initiatives in stores, operations and maintenance departments

Work out spare parts requirement plans together with maintenance department, in order to make sure the right quantity and type of SKU’s are available at the right moment

Assisting in updating and improving master data of SKU’s (descriptions, vendor information, stocking parameters)

Support other Safal group companies in their inventory optimisation if called upon by the Supply Chain Manager

Adhere to FIFO for all spares and consumables


Monitor Purchase Requests (PR’s) that are generated in SAP using the optimised stocking parameters

Follow up with procurement on the execution of Purchase Orders (PO’s) that result from above mentioned PR’s

Work with procurement on setting up framework agreements for materials/items that are frequently purchased and readily available


Adhere to Company standards and policies in addition to all regulatory requirements

Support and implement Company initiatives to achieve performance, quality and safety metrics

Contribute to periodic departmental and company planning and budgeting cycles including the annual Business Plan Process (BPP)

Actively support the BU management team in implementing BU- and company-wide policies/procedures and action plans

Collaborate with other Safal group companies on sharing best practices and improving performance

Ensure the safeguard and security of Company assets

Job Requirements
Required education
: Bachelor's degree

Required relevant work experience
: 10 years

Required languages:
Swahili (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent),
Mandatory attachments
Please have a scan or photo of these documents ready when you start the application:
Self-prepared CV file
- the employer wants to see a CV that you have prepared yourself
Education certificate
- the official certificate for your highest education
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