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Inventory Controller at Zambia Breweries

  • Full Time
  • Ndola, Zambia
  • 000 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: 000

Zambia Breweries

Job description
Dreaming big is in our DNA. It’s who we are as a company. It’s our culture. It’s our heritage. And more than ever, it’s our future. A future where we’re always looking forward. Always serving up new ways to meet life’s moments. A future where we keep dreaming bigger. We look for people with passion, talent, and curiosity, and provide them with the teammates, resources and opportunities to unleash their full potential. The power we create together – when we combine your strengths with ours – is unstoppable. Are you ready to join a team that dreams as big as you do? 

Key outputs and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing supply chain overheads (SCOH)
  • Investigate and analyze variance to prevent counting difference losses.
  • Conduct random checks/audits on all Logistics process to ensure stock management is done according to the Zone Inventory policy.
  • Conduct regular physical inventory counts and reconcile discrepancies between physical counts and system records.
  • Implement and maintain inventory management best practices, including FEFO (First to Expire, First Out) and stock rotation to minimize losses due to obsolescence.
  • Investigate and resolve inventory discrepancies and variances in a timely manner.
  • Develop and maintain inventory control procedures and documentation.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to streamline inventory processes and improve efficiency.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements related to inventory management.
  • Utilize inventory management software/systems to track, monitor, and report inventory-related activities.
  • Work with Planning and Operations teams to minimize bottle losses.
  • Identify loss points in the facility and derive action plans to close gaps.
  • Actively work with the operations team to reduce driver balances, overtime and breakages.

Profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, or related field.
  • Proven experience in inventory control or related field.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and generate insights.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with a keen attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in inventory management software/systems (e.g., ERP systems, Excel).
  • Knowledge of inventory management best practices and principles.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certification in inventory management.
  • Experience in Audit will be added advantage.

Additional Information:

  • Band: VIII

SAB/AB InBev is an equal opportunity employer, and all appointments will be made in line with SAB/AB In Bev employment equity plan and talent requirements. The advert has minimum requirements listed Management reserves the right to use additional/ relevant information as criteria for short listing.