We are urgently recruiting for a driven and experienced Inventory Controller to be responsible for daily Inventory Control activities and to propose and implement process improvements to increase service levels, efficiency and effectiveness. Our client is a giant in the consumer goods sector.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Matric and Relevant Tertiary Qualification (Degree/National Diploma) in Warehousing, Logistics, Management, Supply Chain or similar
  • At least 5 – 6 years’ experience in Inventory/Materials/Stock Management environment, or Warehouse Management is essential
  • Solid experience with 3rd party inventory management, spanning at least 3 years
  • Proficient in word processing and spreadsheets
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Computer literate – Oracle and other WMS, MS Office etc)


Key responsibilities will also include:

  • Executing on all inventory activities according to policies and procedures ensuring compliance to legal, regional and local requirements
  • Providing support in case of questions and support in training ensuring a sufficient level of system knowledge of all people who have influence on inventory accuracy
  • Executing, advising and escalating on inventory related topics including country scans.
  • Performing proactive communication about stock situations/ issues/ risks to key stakeholders including senior management, sales and marketing teams.
  • Ensuring that procedures are executed in relation to potential expiring stock including informing marketing/ management team in time about potential expiring stock
  • Conducting reviews on a weekly / monthly basis related to third party contractor inventory reports against Oracle on-hand inventory report to ensure accuracy and integrity are being maintained. And investigating all discrepancies, reports findings and making necessary corrections on Oracle.

  • Location: Successful incumbent will primarily be based in Johannesburg (Northern Suburbs)
  • Offer: Market related salary plus benefits

To apply or for further details send us an detailed CV (in MS Word format) via email to info@sapientis.co.za (Ref: SIC_H_G)