Entry Level Jobs – Stores Manager at Britania Allied Industries Limited

Job Title:  Stores Manager
Organisation: Britania Allied Industries

Kampala, Uganda
Products (U) Ltd. was set up in 1992 as a small unit for manufacturing biscuits
and bread. A confectionery unit was added to this in 1998. To utilize the
abundant natural resources of fruits and vegetables in the country, Britania
Foods (U) Ltd., a modern fruit and vegetable processing unit blossomed into
existence in mid 1995. In late 2002, Britania Products and Britania Foods
merged and a new entity Britania Allied Industries Ltd. was instituted. The
Corporate Office and the factory remained in Ntinda Industrial Area in Kampala,
a contributory factor being the land owned by the company and available for
Job Summary: The Stores Manager will be
responsible for overseeing the efficient and effective management of the
company stores including raw materials, packing materials and finished goods.
Key Duties
and Responsibilities: 
  • Manages
    the handling and receiving of all raw and packing materials / goods in the
    company and ensures that the correct entries are made in the ERP system.
  • Works
    closely with the Quality Control Incharge on the quality of materials /
    goods at receipt and during storage.
  • Maintains
    records & documentation of all materials/ goods received and issued
    e.g. GRNs, Requisitions Slips etc.
  • Ensures
    proper segregation & stacking of materials/ goods for easy
    identification and counting and should adhere to principles of ‘First in
    first out’.
  • Update
    the Production Departments on materials/ _ goods in stock on a daily
  • Updates
    the Commercial and Sales & Marketing Departments on the stock position
    of the materials/ goods respectively.
  • Conducts
    daily and monthly stock reconciliation
  • Ensures
    the safety of materials/goods in the store at anytime
  • Maintain
    staffing levels consistent with business needs in liaison with the
    Administration Department to ensure excellent service
  • Should
    prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports to the Managing
    Director regarding stock levels, quality, conditions, and any other agreed
  • Processing
    all customer service issues such as queries and complaints in a timely and
    professional manner
  • The
    incumbent should inform and provide advice of any products before 6 months
    of the expiry date or any commodities below 3 months required buffer
  • Prepares
    and/or oversees preparation of necessary reports and paper work
  • Maintains
    neat, clean and organized store environment.
  • Conducting
    any other related tasks that may be assigned by the Top Management.
Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Purchasing and
    Supplies Management. Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in Stores
    Management or Supply Chain
  • A
    minimum of two or more years’ experience in Stores Management
  • Working
    knowledge of ERP System is an added advantage
  • The
    candidate should have skills and ability to identify issues, formulate
    opinions, make conclusions and recommend solutions.
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills
  • Excellent
    communication and report writing skills
  • Ability
    to work independently.
  • He/
    she should have working knowledge of ISO and be able to comply with its
Age: 40 years and above
How to
All suitably
qualified candidates should submit letters of application specifying their
field of study together with an updated CV, contact number (s), copies of
relevant certificates, names and details of three references to: The Human
Resource Manager, Britania Allied Industries Ltd., P.O. Box 7518, Kampala,
Deadline: 2nd
April, 2015

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