Materials / Inventory Supervisor at Maersk Line

Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify its customer’s supply chains. As the global leader in shipping services, the company operates in 130 countries and employs roughly 70,000 people. With simple end-to-end offering of products and digital services, seamless customer engagement and a superior end-to-end delivery network, Maersk enables its customers to trade and grow by transporting goods anywhere – all over the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Materials / Inventory Supervisor

Ref. R3785-1
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time


  • We are looking for an experienced warehouse supervisor to oversee all warehouse activities, ensure efficient processes, and maximize warehouse productivity.
  • Our ideal candidate is fundamentally a person of integrity, highly organized, experienced in optimizing warehousing processes, has deep knowledge of equipment spare parts inventory management best practices, demonstrates safety leadership, a team leader who provides guidance, direction, and leadership to other staff, and keen on learning and continuous improvement.


  • Supervise, motivate, coach, and train junior warehouse staff
  • Oversee daily warehouse operations, schedule tasks, coordinate materials requisition, receipt, storage, and timely preparation of spare parts for preventive maintenance (PMs)
  • Drive process compliance, ensure all inventory transactions during each shift are accurately posted, and check for proper document control
  • Confirm spare parts availability and regular stock counts
  • Ensure warehouse staff comply with health and safety policies
  • Performing daily inspection of all warehouses to guarantee proper housekeeping, preventive maintenance, safety, and security
  • Manage communication with maintenance department
  • Supports the Warehouse Manager in running the department and meeting KPI targets
  • Drive compliance of existing warehouse operations policies and advise improvements
  • Run inventory transactions reports for monthly reporting and to analyze inventory turnover trends to advise on stocking strategy
  • Support other functions as required

Minimum Requirements

  • Integrity and a strong work ethic
  • Excellent organizing skills, with the capacity to handle highly sensitive and detailed tasks
  • Effective coaching, leadership, communication, and scheduling skills
  • A Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent, with 5 years of experience in managing spare parts for heavy-duty equipment maintenance
  • Knowledge of warehouse operations and procurement process
  • Deep understanding of inventory management concepts such as ABC analysis, cycle counting, order point planning, SKU identifiers and inventory / location labelling
  • Ability to identify and handle storage of different types of common engineering spare parts, tools, consumables, and dangerous goods
  • Competent in performing basic linear measurements and preventive maintenance
  • Proficiency in IFS Applications – Inventory Module, SAP Materials Management (SAP MM), or any other CMMS inventory management software
  • Uphold the highest standards of occupational safety and health, and aware of safety hazards inherent in a heavy-duty equipment maintenance work environment
  • Knowledge of Barcode inventory management system is desired
  • Professional certification in Logistics & Supply Chain is desired

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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