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Inventory Lead at ReelFruit

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ReelFruit founded in 2012, is the market leader in the healthy snack category, pioneering the introduction of healthy dried fruit as a snack in the Nigerian market. The company was founded on a mission to build a scalable agribusiness to add value to raw materials locally and produce, package and distribute locally made snacks that could sit on any shelf in the world!

As we increase our processing capacity as well as our global distribution, we are recruiting an experienced individual to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Inventory Lead

Location: Yaba, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • The Inventory Lead oversees the inventory level of the company and the inventory officers towards the control and record tracking of new and existing stocks and finished products.
  • They manage, onboard, negotiate prices with various suppliers/vendors, receive materials and manage the storage of materials and arrangement of finished products based on customers’ requests to ensure smooth operations.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee stock/inventory analysis and projections
  • Create annual inventory budgets for financial planning and forecasts
  • Oversee inventory management decisions in planning and buying.
  • Manage vendor communication & relationships to influence supply negotiations and ensure specifications are met
  • Ensure efficient reorder cycle process to avoid stock-outs
  • Ensure adequate products storage and store/warehouse control
  • Liaise and manage communications/relationships with different units, departments and external parties (suppliers/vendors, partners, etc.)
  • Work with the company’s management and team leads to implement the company’s policies and goals in the department
  • Motivate the team to foster cordial relationships and great teamwork in achieving the company’s objectives
  • Review worker performance and identify training needs
  • Mentor and train team on processes and personal improvement to build their skills in the key areas
  • Monitor productivity rates to improve inventory control processes for efficiency
  • Ensure inventory unit processes/activities are cost-effective by vetting, negotiating and estimating costs to fit the company’s financial plans
  • Develop and implement work instruction, SOPs for all departmental units and ensure adherence from all unit leads
  • Oversee and ensure accurate departmental data analysis, collation and documentation to ensure timely reports
  • Ensure departmental/Inventory dashboards are utilized efficiently and make improvements where necessary
  • Coaching and overseeing/supervising team leads in planning and coordinating unit processes/activities

Educational Qualifications

  • HND or Degree in Business Administration, Inventory Management, Supply Chain, Finance or any related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working in a similar role in a production factory
  • Solid knowledge of data analysis, inventory management software, and forecasting techniques
  • Must have an analytical mind with strong attention to detail.

As the Inventory Lead, You’ll need to exert:

  • Exceptional communication, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Great administrative / organizational skills and a keen eye for details
  • Thorough understanding of company products and logistics
  • Resilience under pressure and against deadlines.
  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • Sound Numerical and negotiation skills

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline  2nd May, 2022.


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