Junior Warehouse Manager
Fidelity Services Group
Cape Town, Western Cape
Posted 07 January 2020

Job Details

Job Description

Overall Purpose of the Job: The incumbent will be responsible for all aspects regarding stock management and managing stores and the stores personnel.


Minimum qualification and experience:

  • Related tertiary qualification
  • 3 to 5 years of Inventory Management
  • Excellent working knowledge of EXCEL
  • SAP experience an advantage or experience on other Inventory systems

Main duties & responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain inputs to computerised inventory system – ensure all items received and dispatched are accurately captured within regional deadlines.
  • Implement a check process in terms of outstanding purchase orders – receiving of physical items and services as well as system receipting (for stock and non-stock items).
  • Coordinate liquidation and transfer of stock to reflect cost, age and demand.
  • Ensure internal control procedures are adhered to through documentation audits.
  • Ensure all items dispatched and received are captured timeously in line with the regional deadlines.
  • Manage cycle count requirements.
  • Ensure that internal and external customer service and lead time are achieved within existing financial constraints in order to meet marketing and financial objectives.
  • Ensure requisitions are from approved vendor, product, price lists and agreements
  • Monitor quality of products from suppliers
  • Ensure that suppliers adhere to lead time for delivery of orders
  • Liaise with the Head Office procurement department and support them with information needs
  • Manage the physical and system receipting and issuing of stock on a daily basis as per the service/installation job schedule requirements.
  • Manage the stock ratio of stores in line with budget on a minimum / maximum stock level.
  • Ensure strict access control to the stores area.
  • Organise inventory storage to optimize operational efficiency and storage space utilisation.
  • Implement a check process on all goods entering the stores area in terms of quality / data sheets are correctly labelled.
  • Coordinate and manage the monthly stock take process.
  • Coordinate and manage the Demand Planning process relating to imported product.
  • Leads and Manages team of professionals to accomplish inventory and L&D objectives for the Enterprise, across multiple facilities and locations.
  • Responsible for the ongoing training and development needs of staff under your control.
  • Set up and attend training sessions / demo’s at regular intervals with suppliers to understand products on the Approved list.
  • Ensure store man, stores assistants and stores administrators meet monthly deadlines.


  • Inventory holding values
  • Stock turn days
  • Obsolescence %
  • Open purchase order
  • Stock variances – investigate, follow up and prepare variance report with full explanations