Purpose of the position:
To receive, store and dispatch commodities in the warehouse. To account for all commodities received in the warehouse through tallying. To ensure that warehouse is well maintained and meets safety and health standards. Organize and coordinate loaders working at the warehouse.
Checking of trucks on arrival at the warehouse and counting the commodities first on the truck and then during off-loading into the warehouse.
Updating warehouse files.
Report any shortages, damages or excess to the warehouse supervisor and reflect such differences in all copies of the delivery documents.
Conduct truck inspection and prepare the respective report.
Training of casual loaders on how to stack and handle commodities.
Make sure that all torn bags are reconstituted and repacked.
Commodity Accounting and Reporting
Ensure all commodities have stack cards and are updated after every transaction.
Ensure commodities are stored on pallets always.
Ensure warehouse is kept clean.
Maintain daily attendance book for the casual loaders.
Conduct routine inspection of warehouse to detect any infestations and inform the Warehouse Supervisor
Prepare weekly reports
Coordination of work, report on challenges with warehouse supervisor
Supervision and coordination of loading and offloading, cleaning with warehouse loaders
Build good relation with labor/ loader and warehouse cleaners
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
Minimum Qualification: Diploma in Procurement and Logistics/Supplies Management, Business Administration and/or Accounting.
Preferred: Preferred holder of Bachelor Degree in Procurement and Logistics/Supplies Management, Business Administration and/or Accounting.
Experience: 2 years warehouse /stores experience in a busy industry
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Good command of inter-personal skills