Job Vacancy – Deputy Stores Manager

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May 4, 2017 | No Comments

Duma Works is recruiting a Deputy Stores Manager for one of its clients.  The client is a leading steel manufacturer in East Africa.


To supervise general operations within the stores/stocks department ensuring efficient receipt, storage and
issuance of stock


  • Liaise with suppliers on delivery of stocks
  • Plan coordinate and monitor receipt of orders and issuance of stock
  • Coordinate the use of ERP systems for stock management
  • Conduct cycle counts as per defined procedures
  •  Ensure stock control systems are up to date
  • Ensure accurate inventory of all SKU’s
  • Plan and coordinate procurement of future stock capacity requirements
  • Implement loss prevention procedures within stocks dept
  • Maintain stock inventory records
  • Generate inventory reports as per required procedures
  •  Ensure compliance with company policies and guidelines on receipt, storage and goods issuance
    within team
  • Maintain and ensure a clean, safe working environment within the stocks warehouse
  • Ensure team’s compliance with ISO practices
  • Work as per Kaizen Guidelines
  • Motivate organise and encourage team work among stores workers to ensure work efficiency and in compliance with set standard operating procedures


Educational requirements
  • Higher national diploma, diploma of degree in stores management/supplies management
  • KCSE  grade C and above
  • Completion of the CIP package will be an added advantage
Knowledge & Skills
  • Working knowledge of inventory stores systems and Bin allocation & Management

  • Ability to work under pressure and demonstrate leadership
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills and high integrity
  • Proficiency in computers (Microsoft Office) • Demonstrated good communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision



Working Experience
  • 7 to 10 years relevant work experience within a steel fabrication/steel trading environment
  • Proven Experience working with SAGE stock ERP systems and inventory control
Additional requirements
  • Previous experience in Kaizen and an ISO certified environment
  • Management Experience
  • Warehousing background will be an added advantage


Send your Cover Letter and detailed CV to [email protected] marking the subject as “2797”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 2797 Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

Deadline for receiving applications: Friday, 12 May 2017


* You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test.

If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we won’t be able to forward your application to the employer.

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