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Supply Chain & Inventory Supervisor Job in a Reputable Optometric Sales Company


FlexEdge – Our client, a reputable optometric sales company, is recruiting a suitable, qualified and well experienced candidate, to fill the position below: 

Job Title: Supply Chain & Inventory Supervisor (Permanent position)

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • To effectively supervise and direct the activities of the department
  • Devise ways to optimize inventory control procedures
  • Reviews, Updates and Supervises techniques, personnel policies, and procedures by laying plans, for supply chain and Inventory management in accordance with new or changing environmental policies, standards, regulations, or laws.
  • Reviews work performance and products to ensure compliance with established methods, practices, and procedures


  • Proven experience as inventory manager or similar position
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Working knowledge of inventory management software (SAGE 50)
  • Ability to accurately track inventory and create reports
  • An analytical mind with strong math skills
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
  • B.Sc/BA in business administration. logistics or relevant field;
  • Relevant qualifications (e.g. CPIM) will be a plus

Qualities and Skills Required:

  • Knowledge of standard practices, procedures, and equipment used in the receipt, storage, requisitioning, and disbursement of supplies and materials.
  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to the work.
  • Ability to instruct and supervise employees.
  • Ability to maintain work schedules and uphold work standards.

Role / Responsibilities

  • Maintains records, prepares reports, and composes correspondence relative to the work. Plans, organizes, directs, and controls the work activities of the company’s Store / Warehouse.
  • Meet with suppliers to discuss performance metrics, to provide performance feedback, or to discuss production forecasts or changes
  • Determines items and quantities of stock to be purchased and maintained.
  • Collaborate with other departments to identify or qualify new suppliers
  • Manage activities related to strategic or tactical purchasing, material requirements planning, inventory control, warehousing, or receiving.
  • Inspects items as to quality and quantity against freight documents.
  • Develop or implement procedures or systems to evaluate or select suppliers.
  • Analyse information about supplier performance or procurement program success.
  • Resolves discrepancies in requisitions, purchase orders, and delivery reports by contacting vendors or requesters.
  • Estimates cost and assigns account codes to items purchased. Unpacks incoming goods and wraps and packs outgoing goods.
  • Monitor and appraise vendor performance and manufacturing ability through various means and measurements
  • Ensure constant physical stock check on items and forward such count information to the Accounts Department
  • Plan, manage and coordinate all activities related to the sourcing and procurement of supplies
  • Negotiate prices and terms with suppliers, vendors, or freight forwarders.
  • Occasionally perform any task assigned to subordinate staff, consistent with any licensing or certification requirements.
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Deadline:16th July, 2018.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: careers@flexedge.com.ng with “Supply Chain & Inventory Supervisor” as subject of the mail.


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