Stores Management Specialist / Chief Storekeeper – eMalahleni, Mpumalanga – Ref: 100243-1


Ref: 100243-1

Job Description:

Our client produces Sillicomanganese for world markets.

Their vision is to become a benchmark in the Manganese alloy industry through their people, flexibility and through constantly pursuing results. They aim to achieve this by adhering to their values of integrity, excellence, teamwork and commitment.

They are aware that their activities could have an impact on the environment and so aim to fully comply with all legal requirements. All process changes, upgrades and refurbishments are carried out with consideration of the impact of the changes, in order to mitigate or eliminate the environmental impact.

Their comprehensive environmental management plant guides future capital expenditure in order to ensure that their impact on the environment continues to reduce.

Position details:

Type: Permanent
Reports to: Financial Superintendent
Primary purpose: Inventory and Stores Management
Job description / core competencies:

Scope of work/KPAs:
Coordinate and supervise receiving and stores procedures
Approves requisitions to order supplies, materials and equipment from contracted vendors to maintain pre-determined minimum and maximum stock levels
Plans and oversees the conduct of physical inventories of stock items and property and reconciles with inventory records
Plan the stores layout and assign work according to volume, assignment, and individual skills and abilities
Oversees the maintenance of manual and computerized inventory records to track physical property, stock levels, and usage of consumable items
Reviews reports of missing physical property and prepares appropriate paperwork to document reduction of the company’s inventory
Attends meetings with vendors and suppliers
Monitors usage rate of supplies to identify opportunities to control expenditures
Oversees the salvage or disposal of obsolete and defective equipment and supplies
Set priorities, resolve problems and make decisions within general policy guidelines
Work independently, prioritize work, coordinate activities and meet critical deadlines
Collaborate with other managers to determine supply needs
Oversee distribution of supplies within the company.
Control inventory levels and ensure availability of material during emergencies
Analyse work procedures and make changes to improve efficiency and cost-effectiveness
Assist in defining departmental objectives and set priorities for resources utilization
Develop effective policies and procedures for storekeeping operations
Implements and ensures appropriate storekeeping procedures are followed in the stocking of shelves, filling of supply orders and issuance of stock
Implements inventory procedures to effectively control and minimize the loss of physical property
Supervises staff engaged in the receipt, storage, inventorying and issuance of supplies, materials and equipment
Supervises staff engaged in receiving and inspecting ordered stock against invoices and receiving reports to ensure the accuracy of deliveries
Supervise, evaluate and coach subordinates and implement discipline when necessary
Plan, coordinate, assign, and review the work of subordinate staff
Oversees staff responsible for contacting vendors to resolve problems regarding received items that are damaged or incomplete and to obtain delivery information on supplies and equipment ordered
Trains subordinate personnel in inventory control and stores procedures

Location (country, city): eMalahleni, Mpumalanga

Job Qualification & Experience:

Job Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

Minimum requirements:
Grade 12
3 years Degree or Diploma in Supply Chain Management
Minimum 3 years of working experience in a Mine or Smelter Stores
Minimum 3 years of experience in supply chain and inventory or store keeping control
Supervisory experience

Special courses advantageous to this position:
Sage Evolution

Special skills:
Good communication skills at all levels
Good organizing and planning skills
Good technical problem-solving skills
Good attention to detail and accuracy
Time management
Active learning
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Good interpersonal relations skills
Inventory management
Stores management
Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to the work
Excellent organizational and leadership skills.
Advanced knowledge of store management methods, practices and procedures for receiving, storing, and issuing materials and supplies, inventory and control methods, practices, and procedures
Considerable knowledge of applicable safety principles and practices, recordkeeping methods, practices and procedures
Moderate knowledge of applicable computer software packages and applications

Personal circumstances:
Show initiative
Must have own transport
Must be able to work overtime at short notice
Must be in possession of a satisfactory medical report from the company’s medical station (red ticket).

This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.

Stores Management Specialist / Chief Storekeeper – eMalahleni, Mpumalanga – Ref: 100243-1

Stores Management Specialist

Stores Management Specialist / Chief Storekeeper


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