Tarpo Industries Limited – Stores And Purchasing Assistant.

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Stores & Purchasing Assistant

Operations · Nairobi, Nairobi

Tarpo is a complex and diverse manufacturing business dealing in soft roof shelter and technical textiles. We are looking to recruit a technically competent and naturally organized person to support the Operations team to deliver on our quality commitment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Stores team in managing inventory to ensure timely and quality delivery of products, as per standard operating procedures
  • Maintain accuracy of stock cards and online system
  • Accountable for finished goods and custodian of customer property
  • Continuous movement analysis for optimal stocking
  • Build and maintain relationships with local and international suppliers
  • Maintain cost and quality related data and documents
  • Support the production team in resource and project planning
  • Submit daily and monthly reports

Key Role Requirements:

  • Practical application of re-order level and re-order quantities
  • Practical application of strategic purchasing using the Runners, Repeaters, Strangers concept
  • Meticulous information system management
  • Regular stock taking
  • Integrity
  • Ability to work long-hours to support the delivery of urgent projects

Minimum Experience and Skills

  • 2 years’ experience of stock control in a busy manufacturing environment
  • Advanced MS Excel (Pivot tables and ability to do financial ratio analysis)
  • Practical experience in use of an ERP
  • Excellent verbal and written English with professional etiquette
  • Proactive
  • Strong people skills
  • Natural problem solver for delivering customer satisfaction
  • Hands-on Team player

Desired Experience and Skills

  • CPA (K) Section 4 completed
  • Experience of working within an ISO9001 compliant Quality Management System

How To Apply





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