Inventory Controller, Cape Winelands

Our client, a multi-national company in the Agricultural sector, is looking to appoint an experienced Inventory Controller at their offices based in the Cape Winelands area.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Able to interact  with  South African Co-Ops /Banks/Traders & all other Departments
  • Reconciliation of all commodity stock daily
  • Understand difference between day and year storage
  • Recon of silo certs, all commodities
  • Transfers of silo certs
  • Cancellation of certs transfer to folio stock
  • Recon of all folio stock ,all commodities
  • Folio stock to cert
  • Maintain accurate stock sheet daily – send to trade and various departments
  • Maintain accurate Physical Inventory Report – send to  group weekly
  • Follow up on Stock/Spot purchased and all daily movements
  • Knowledge of Assignments/Deliveries CJS on all commodities
  • Request  Safex Certs from Co-ops and send to various brokers (CJS/BVG/RMMD)
  • Knowledge  of Repo stock sales and purchases
  • Compare information received from stakeholders vs. inventory system daily
  • General task allocated by manager or desk leader
  • Monitoring and maintaining current inventory levels, ensuring quantities that appear in the system are accurate
  • Maintain and update inventory records
  • Reconcile inventory discrepancies and report any discrepancies
  • Maintaining optimal stock levels to ensure timely availability of stock
  • Managing excess and ageing stock
  • Using electronic inventory tracking to reconcile inventory with 3rd party stakeholders
  • Creating and maintaining spreadsheets to report and analyze data daily weekly monthly
  • Presenting reports and analyses to senior management
  • Tracking and updating stocks both on sheets and computerized system

Skills requirements:

  • 3+  Years’ experience in Inventory Management  in the Agricultural Commodity industry
  • Experience of silo certs and physical movement of stock origin to destination
  • Experienced in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel level 3 and advanced)
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Exemplary mathematical and analytical skills
  • Problem solving and strong personality
  • Able to work under pressure  irregular or extended hours, including weekends
  • Safex cert would be an advantage

Salary on offer:  Market related – Negotiable

Please apply with an updated MS Word CV with suitable profile photo to

(Please note that we experience high volumes of candidates responding to our advertised vacancies. This makes it impossible for us to reply to each applicant individually. Should you not hear from us within a week upon applying, please consider your application unsuccessful)