Tasks

  • determining, implementing and monitoring purchasing, storage and distribution strategies, policies and plans
  • preparing and implementing plans to maintain required stock levels at minimum cost
  • negotiating contracts with suppliers to meet quality, cost and delivery requirements
  • monitoring and reviewing storage and inventory systems to meet supply requirements and control stock levels
  • operating recording systems to track all movements of goods, and ensuring re-ordering and re-stocking at optimal times
  • liaising with other departments and customers concerning requirements for outward goods and associated forwarding transportation
  • overseeing the recording of purchase, storage and distribution transactions
  • establishing and managing budgets, controlling expenditure and ensuring the efficient use of resources
  • establishing and directing operational and administrative procedures
  • planning and directing daily operations
  • overseeing the selection, training and performance of staff

    Educational level

    • Semi-skilled
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