Inventory Controller Job Opportunity at AB InBev

Inventory Controller Job Opportunity at AB InBev

Inventory Controller Job Opportunity at AB InBev

Inventory Controller Job Opportunity at AB InBev

AB InBev

Dar es Salaam 

Dreaming big is in our DNA. It’s who we are as a company. It’s our culture. It’s our heritage. And more than ever, it’s our future. A future where we’re always looking forward. Always serving up new ways to meet life’s moments. A future where we keep dreaming bigger. We look for people with passion, talent, and curiosity, and provide them with the teammates, resources and opportunities to unleash their full potential. The power we create together – when we combine your strengths with ours – is unstoppable. Are you ready to join a team that dreams as big as you do?

The key purpose of this job is to govern all processes and documentation are followed and completed to ensure that all physical movement of inventory is correctly reflected in Syspro, this includes but are not limited to raw materials, finished goods, containers and pallets.

Key outputs and responsibilities:

Inventory Reporting & Reconciliations

Ensure full adherence to all physical pre-stock stake processes for Central Region
Follow up, collate and analyze all actions resulting from pre-stock take reports & meetings
Ensure all known adjustments are done prior to stock count and no movements are done during counting periods
Ensure that the GIT account is clean and up to date with only valid entries at month end and monitoring GITs to ensure no overdue GIT as per company’s policy
Facilitate and participate in daily/weekly/monthly stock counts of all raw materials, finished goods, empties and pallets on rotational ad-hoc schedule to verify accuracy of counts and process
Ensure stock counts are conducted according to company standards and procedures and ad-hoc where we have unresolved variances
Ensure that all post stock count meetings are done, and the output of the result are discussed before signing off results (loss & gain confirmation)
Close follow up for Stock master Utilization and Push back on daily basis
Ensure that handheld devices (where rolled out) are set up correctly and maintained accordingly
Ensure that all stock variances are properly investigated and closed off
Review and authorize all unresolved variances daily/weekly as per relevant process into the correct accounts
Report monthly on compliance to Inventory Policy and ensure actions are identified and closed in order to improve adherence
Report monthly on all inventory levels per site per commodity inclusive of raw materials, finished goods, empties, crates, pallets, spare parts, fuel etc
Monitor and ensure all write off in warehouses of raw materials, finished goods, empties, crates, pallets and spare parts are approved as per MICs

Shipment Reconciliations

Ensure that all post goods issues have been processed for all deliveries and driver corrections
Develop and implement a process whereby all delivery notes have been checked and accounted
Report and sign off on missing and unsigned invoices monthly
Ensure that process exists so that all daily load plans and distribution gate registers have been checked are on file
Follow up on all T1 GIT shipments if not received
Confirm inter depot movements with all sites on Daily/Weekly and monthly basis
Ensure recharges for breakages and missing bottles are done in time and in the right accounts
Ensure driver accounts are reconciled weekly

Distributor Stock Management & Reconciliations

Ensure missing, broken and foreign surveys are conducted according to policy.
Ensure this survey results are captured daily into the survey sheet and report monthly on survey summary.
Verify daily/weekly/monthly that all returns are credited correctly and that inventory levels reflects returns, both pallets and returnable glass.
Sign of monthly on the reconciliation together with logistics manager and ensure its filed

Reporting and Reconciliation of Pallet Repairs

Manage destruction and repair processes with clear cost tracking across all sites (Ilala, Ubungo and TDL)
Manage contractor performance, reconciliation and payment
Track time that pallets spend in trade as well as quantity in trade per customer
Track, count and report monthly on the number of pallets currently at each site
Annually review the SOP for pallet management and ensure all parties are aligned
Annually set the budget for repairs for the coming year with clear KPI’s and PI’s to be tracked

Supplier Reconciliations

Facilitate monthly all logistics supplier reconciliations between Mubex team (Raw materials) and in country team and report on any risk.
Follow up weekly with Central team and planning team on open PO’s and ensure GRN’s are done in time


Education and Qualifications

3 Years relevant degree in Supply Chain/Logistics/Finance
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in inventory controls & process controls
High level of computer literacy (MS Office, Syspro, Teams)
Syspro proficient

Behavioral Competencies
Fluent in English and Swahili
Strong numerical capabilities especially around reconciliations
Strong verbal and written communication skills with good interpersonal skills
High level of attention to detail
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to adapt to change effectively
Results oriented
Excellent coaching capability

Additional Information

Band: VII

Internal applicants require Line manager approval. Please note that only short- listed applicants will be contacted.


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