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We are looking for an Inventory Controller to assist the Branch Manager.
Managing inventory levels by developing management systems, maintain stock levels, and coordinate the logistics of orders and transfers.
Forecasting supply and demand to prevent overstocking and running out-of-stock
Submitting purchase details (vendors information, invoices and pricing) to internal databases
Placing orders to replenish merchandise as needed REQUIREMENTS:
Proven work experience as a Stock Controller/Asst Store Manager or similar role
At least 5 years in Retail sales/management environment
Able to work retail hours and opening/closing of the Store
Staff scheduling, training, motivation and discipline
Good understanding of supply chain procedures
Working knowledge of inventory management software (Syspro)
Active participation in inventory audits
Excellent organization skills
Good communication and negotiation abilities
Matric, Business Administration/Management or relevant field
Overseeing inventory audits and maintaining reports of purchases and pricing.
Ultimately, you will increase profitability and effectiveness by always maintaining optimal stock levels of quality products.
Place orders to replenish merchandise as needed
Track shipments and address any delays
Evaluate suppliers’ offers and negotiate profitable deals
Coordinate regular inventory audits
Employee Schedules, including back up plans for peak hours, vacation, sick time, training, etc.
Ensures proper opening and closing of the retail location
Achieving goals by leading the Sales team
Drives success by ensuring employees follow the sales process.
Assists customers, handles customer escalations and promotes a positive customer experience.
Assists in the training of all retail staff of company sales procedures/policies, promotions, incentives, etc.
Maintains desired store appearance according to company standards.
Maintain adequate levels of inventory to support sales traffic.
Participates in month-end inventory reconciliation and audits.
Coaching retail sales staff. Positively influences and motivates all employees by maintaining a team approach in the day-to-day management of all employees. Addresses performance issues to ensure quality and efficiency in the sales process.
Conducts weekly staff meetings to communicate company trends, happenings, performance statistics and standards.
Demonstrates technical competence for products and services sold.
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