Inventory & Warehouse Controller

Uptown International School UISEgypt - Mokattam, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
3 to 5 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Arabic, English
1 open position
About the Job


  • Responsible for managing all inventory control related activities
  • Execute inventory control measures to ensure the school minimizes stock holding and maximizes stock system and paperwork accuracy
  • Responsible for working with purchasing, goods inwards and dispatch to ensure necessary functions are carried out correctly and in compliance with school policies and procedures
  • Barcoding furniture and other resources as required, ensuring databases are up-to-date and that all equipment, furniture, and resources can be located at any time
  • Other reasonable duties and tasks as assigned   

Main Duties

  • Develop the school’s inventory management strategy with the aim of controlling costs within budgetary limits, generating savings, rationalizing inventory, and maximizing available working capital
  • Manage and maintain the school’s material and stocked product inventory including stock profiles and stock locations
  • Manage and control perpetual inventory stock counting / inventory accuracy checks
  • Minimize overstocks and removal of obsolete / redundant raw materials to maximize availability of working capital
  • Ensure that the goods inward / stock control department is well organized and controlled to sufficiently support production and the goals of the school
  • Ensure incoming product has receipts and managed appropriately according to school procedure
  • Ensure materials are ready and available for production as and when required
  • Ensure that any materials that are late or holding up production for whatever reason are chased and followed up until received
  • Ensure sub-contract processes are received back and that suppliers are chased to ensure no late delivery situation
  • Provide routine management information on inventory performance
  • Monitor and evaluate consumables usage & costs
  • Monitor & evaluate material utilization and scrap
  • Implement improvement processes and systems to reduce inventory, minimize costs, and maximize working capital
  • Write and maintain accurate written procedures for all main inventory control processes and functions
  • Be responsible for managing and running planned stock takes
  • Ensure works orders are correct and fully completed and that all stock has been allocated to the job correctly
  • Ensure integrity and accuracy of the stock management system
  • Produce daily reports to ensure key critical areas of the stock system are controlled and any discrepancies addressed and resolved
  • Manage control measures to ensure mistakes, inaccuracies and discrepancies are highlighted, addressed and resolved
  • Ensure that the warehouse is clean and maintained at all times
  • Find new and better ways of doing things, to improve operations, methods and procedures and propose significant and constructive ideas for innovation
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3 to 5 years of direct or related experience required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated and self-directed, requiring minimal oversight to meet objectives and timelines
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to follow and read work instructions
  • Able to perform basic tasks on a computer
  • Excellent Arabic language skills
  • English language skills is a plus
About this Company

Uptown International School (UIS) is located in Moqattam, Cairo, and will open for classes for the first time in September 2020. The school aims to be an International Baccalaureate (IB) Continuum school and will begin with Early Years 1 (3 year olds) through Grade 3 in the... (More)

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