Stores Officer / Inventory Controller
Gates Engineering & Services
Under the direction, performs a variety of shipping, receiving, stocking activities. Stores and distributes supplies and equipment. Maintains inventory and stock records and perform related work.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsible for the receipt, inspection, handling, stocking, identification and issue of materials.
Maintenance of all documents and records of all dealings pertaining to purchase, transportation, storage and issues.
Maintenance of effective communication with management, suppliers and other related agencies.
Quarantining of defective/short materials away from the stock.
Manage stocking levels to ensure that client orders are fulfilled in a timely manner and at the same time ensuring that all stock levels are not allowed to grow out of proportion with the business.
Stock taking / registering of inventory at appropriate intervals.
Establishment of min max levels for materials based on consumption and other factors.
Ensure that proper identification and traceability methods / means for the inventory are established.
Report and document the activities carried out in line with the documentation requirements of the company.
Follow necessary safety regulations, applicable work instructions, operating procedures, method statements, etc.
Report all incidents, accidents, near-misses, unsafe conditions and acts to the Supervisors/Safety Officer.
Comply with all occupational health, safety and environmental procedures of both the company and of client while working.
Provide on-the-job training to new & existing department staff members.
Update the system for the movement of stocks without delay.
Being custodian of the inventories of the company and make sure effective and efficient inventory control system in place.
Notifying the Purchase department of any discrepancy of the items received immediately.
Co-operate with auditors and other staff members for stock take and verification.
In addition, shall also support the activities of the other units whenever requested.
Other duties associated with successful development of the unit.
Education & Certificates
Graduate (Engineering preferred but not essential)
Experience Level - 3 to 5 years, Engineering Stores
To be successful in the role, the employee should be able to demonstrate the following competencies:
Knowledge on modern inventory management, warehouse procedures & documentation in an engineering set up.
Familiar with methods of proper and orderly receipts, handling, storage and issuance and despatch of materials.
Knowledge of established material handling procedures.
Conversant with basic inventory control procedures and requisitions, purchase orders, invoices, packing slips, bills of lading, freight tags, and the use and meaning of each.
Exposed to computerized warehouse record keeping systems, good knowledge of codification of engineering parts, equipments as per standard coding practises.
Excellent organisational, planning skills with an attention to details.
Ability to shelve, store and distribute materials and communicate effectively with others.
Ability to understand the business and knowledge of local laws on goods transportation.
Commitment to continuous improvement in Quality, Health, Safety and the Environment (QHSE).
About the Company
About the Company
Established in 1911 Gates Corporation is the world’s largest belt, hose and hydraulics manufacturer and service provider. Gates Engineering & Services is a specialist fluid engineering division of Gates Corporation focused on Hydraulic repair and service. The main activities of the company are directed at the Marine, Offshore, Oil and Gas, and industrial sectors. From its humble beginnings, the business has steadily grown and now comprises five divisions servicing 16 countries throughout the world.
High Quality Service and Reliability of our products have been the foundation of the company’s success. This is reflected in the high caliber of personnel who manage and operate within our business. Gates Engineering & Services places a high value on personnel and skills, and as such, we maintain regular training schedules in all departments of our business. Our employees have high energy levels, enjoy working in fast-paced team environment and communicate well with our customers.