Procurement and Stores Specialist

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Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities

Managing all purchasing, inventory control, and warehouse operations.
Leading negotiations with suppliers and service providers to ensure that cost savings are achieved and valuable purchasing agreements are made.
Tracking expenditure versus budget and proactively negotiating savings opportunities
Maintaining accurate records and preparing regular reports on inventory levels, stock movements, and procurement activity.
Ensuring that all stock levels are accurate, with no stock discrepancies.
Managing relationships with suppliers regarding deliveries, quality, cost, and other key performance factors.
Coordinating with the production team to ensure that materials are available and delivered on schedule.
Reconciling any storage discrepancies with documentation and product invoices.

Desired Experience & Qualification

National Diploma in Warehousing/ Supply Chain Management
– At least three years’ experience in procurement, inventory management, or warehouse management in the food manufacturing sector.
– Strong negotiation skills and experience with vendor management.
– Excellent analytical, communication, and organizational skills.
– Experience working with enterprise resource planning (ERP) software.
– Ability to work well under pressure and manage tight deadlines.