Stock Controller
  • Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
  • Bidvest International Logistics
Job Description

Job Purpose

To ensure effective inventory management and controls within the warehouse and assume full responsibility for all stock counts/audits, ensuring that all discrepancies are identified and rectified to allow for an efficient operation.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Matric
  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • 3 years’ experience within a warehouse environment in a similar role
  • Previous work experience on warehouse management systems such as Cargowise

Key Responsibilities


  • Ensure excellent stock management and controls within the Facility to ensure an efficient and effective operation (FIFO)
  • Report any damages to cargo within the warehouse
  • Report and investigate all stock variances identified in the warehouse (Stock Counts)
  • Manage the inventory team to improve staff output
  • Supply operations with picking instructions timorously to ensure good customer service and timeous deliveries
  • Check picking instructions prior to invoicing, to ensure that the correct stock is dispatched
  • Ensure that daily updates are given to management and required actions are taken
  • Ensure that all stock records/systems are up to date and balancing to the physical
  • Conduct random checks, ensuring that reconciliations of theoretical to physical count are done at least once per month
  • Checking of forklifts and Hyster’s, and reporting to management thereof on a daily basis (daily check lists)


  • Capture returned stock from the trade, including reason for return and origin
  • Maintain correct flow of documentation with regard to incoming and outgoing cargo
  • Ensure all required administration of documentation is checked and filed correctly
  • Checking of Pod's from the trade on a daily basis
  • Follow up on any outstanding invoices and orders
  • Debriefing of Pod's completed timelessly and correctly
  • Ensuring that all cargo leaving the premises have the correct documentation to accompany it
  • Check all orders picked have the correct paperwork, which entail correct quantities, batches, etc


  • Actively assist in improving the administrative systems to the betterment of business and its Clients
  • All stock take/counts to be completed within the required times


  • Liaise with the client regarding issues, procedures and solving problems
  • Liaise with the warehouse staff on a daily basis regarding orders/deliveries or any queries


  • Ensure racking, bins and all other equipment are clean at all times
  • Liaise with Admin staff on a daily basis regarding issues and solving problems

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