Store Keeper

Country: Rwanda

We're looking for a Store Keeper to join our team.

The storekeeper is directly responsible over the operations of the specific store (ambient, cold, chilled, beverage, repair and maintenance, capital) and effective allocation of resources to optimize warehouse activities, including personnel, inventory to ensure effective stock control and maintenance of the store in line with stock norms. The incumbent will also be in charge in keeping accurate inventory balances and maintaining a safe work environment in accordance with established policies and practices. The storekeeper will also be responsible to maintain a good clientele with the user departments and able to utilize his / her business savvy to precisely tally customer orders.

Key Responsibility Areas
• Maintains the inventory at the specialized work area in order to support warehouse, manufacturing and retail activities by ensuring visibility of inventory status to the warehouse team
• Monitors stocks, reorders and receives inventory at the warehouse store and ensures they are of the correct specification, in order to ensure availability of inventory
• Inspect deliveries by checking of quantity and quality of items brought in by the supplier for conformity or discrepancies and report / documentation for a seamless return process
• Putting stock away in accordance with the Company’s Quality procedures (stock rotation)
• Rotate stock and coordinate the disposal of surpluses within the warehouse
• Ensure adequate record keeping and manage all documentation to confirm proper stock levels and maintain inventory control
• Organizes and maintains the inventory floor area to ensure efficient material storage and handling. He also maintains labeling systems on the stock items
• Restocking of items on the shelves and organization / general arrangement of the store’s items
• Pick, pack and marshalling of customers’ orders for delivery to National Distribution Centre
• Participation in monthly stock take process and performing inventory audits at all warehouses, as required
• Identification of non-performing stocks for an effective utilization plan
• Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins according to assigned inventory location
• Checking the expiry of goods by ensuring FIFO and FEFO is adhered to 100%
• Issues material to customers and in current system based on request specifications
• Digitizes all manufacturing and retail work orders and warehouse checklists
• Performing ‘cyclic counts’ and routine stock checks at the warehouse as required
• Conducting and preparation of weekly Stock taking, stock reports and reconciliation
• Maintain high level of cleanliness and orderliness in the stores

Job Specifications

Certificate in Purchasing and Supplies Management would be desirable

• At least one year experience in storekeeping
• Experience in a busy warehouse would be an added advantage
• Experience of working in an FMCG environment
• Excellent IT skills, analysis of financial data
• Excellent English verbal and written skills

Special Conditions of Employment:
• Physical ability to frequently lift and carry materials weighing up to 25 pounds, and occasionally up to 50 pounds

Core Competencies:
• Good computer skills: MS Excel, MS Word. These are required for data analysis and report generation
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Having good eye-hand-foot coordination
• Ability to assess weights and judge distances and heights with a good sense of balance
• Ability to work in varying temperatures, depending upon season
• Analytical mind with ability to make accurate mathematical computations
• Good analytical skills, able to determine probable root cause
• Strong oral and written communication and organizational skills
• Strong analytical skills, able to determine probable root cause
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize among different tasks for effective output
• Ability to work under pressure situations
• Enthusiastic team player, able to motivate the team when challenging situations arise
• Strong attention to detail, seeks out information that helps deliver the section targets
• Demonstrates strong safety awareness at all times

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