Fresher Packaging Materials Controller Job Vacancies – Uganda Breweries Limited (UBL)

Job Title:  Packaging Materials Controller (Fresher Job Vacancies)

Organisation: Uganda Breweries Limited (UBL)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Uganda Breweries Limited (UBL) is a fully integrated beverage business in Diageo Africa (supply and demand for beer and spirits) It is a subsidiary of East African Breweries Limited (EABL); the largest business unit in Diageo Africa . UBL is responsible for the manufacturing and distribution of beer brands and mainstream spirits. Beer brands within the portfolios include Bell, Guinness, Tusker Lager, Tusker Lite and a range of mainstream spirit brands. UBL is also the distributor of several global Diageo international renowned spirit brands such as Johnnie Walker®, Ciroc®, Smirnoff Vodka®, Bailey’s Irish Cream®, Richot®, Bond 7 Whiskey® and Gilbeys Gin®. The scope of this market also covers export countries such as Rwanda, Burundi and Congo contributing circa 3% of business revenue.


Job Summary:  The Packaging Materials Controller will be in charge of daily ordering and management of all Packaging raw materials to ensure no out of stocks or failure to meet weekly production plan demand


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Packaging raw materials management
  • Ensure availability of stocks of all packaging raw materials, Empties and updating raw materials reports to ensure that process loss are less than 1%.
  • Daily ordering and management of all packaging raw materials to ensure no out of stocks or failure to meet weekly production plan demand.
  • Compare information on requisitions, invoices and shipping notices to material received or issued to verify accuracy of order and posting into SAP.
  • Coordinating with stores and production teams to ensure that perpetual stocks of raw materials and work in progress (WIP) are counted and that reconciled production and material usage figures are entered into the system to reflect accurate activity costs.
  • Real time posting of products in SAP and participation in monthly stock take
  • Reporting & Reconciliation
  • Prepare daily usage reports for all packaging raw materials and call out adverse variances. Ensure plan for excessive usage or miss use of materials are implemented immediately.
  • Compare information on beer packaged and Beer issued to logistics to verify accuracy of and posting into SAP.
  • Updating weekly and monthly packaging performance reports and displaying on the notice boards.
  • Compile and circulate weekly reports on packaging raw materials inventory status to procurement and stores.
  • Compliance & Safety
  • Ensure 100% compliance to weekly and monthly stock take of packaging raw materials to meet the GAR requirements and management decision
  • Observe all safety requirements and regulations as stipulated in the Company’s policy.
  • Observe good housekeeping practices as stipulated in the work instructions by sorting out and discarding the unnecessary items to designated areas in order to sustain a safe, clean and neatly arranged working environment.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Procurement and supply chain.
  • At least two years’ experience in a FMCG environment in a role that handles materials and or inventory management
  • Accounting knowledge coupled with the ability to analyse financial information
  • Ability to work with MS Excel and generate reports from it
  • Stakeholder management – ability to work with different people and bridge the gaps between Brewing and Packaging
  • End to End Materials Management with knowledge of resource planning and capacity planning
  • Practical knowledge of SAP


How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join this internship should apply online at the link below.


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