Inventory Controller – Retail | Watsons

Company: Full Time Al-Futtaim
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted: November 10, 2023
  • Salary: Negotiable

About the job

Overview of the role:

The job holder will be responsible for following operating procedures, providing inventory control service, ensuring that the stocks are available when needed and that stock movement is accurately tracked and maintained throughout the entire process and stock loss risks are absolutely minimized.

What you will do:-

Description of Accountability:

Tracking shipments

  • Controlling the product’s inputs & outputs from warehouses/other Stores. Stock discrepancy during receiving must be escalated to the supplier/sender by raising an SRD report. Coordinate until the SRD s are adjusted in the system.
  • Tracking & updating stocks both on Incoming/Outgoing Log Books & in the system.

Stock Accuracy Checks

  • Avoiding product’s shortage by investigating on weekly basis. Perform investigations based on Stock Accuracy Checks. Segregation of Damages in the stock room. Ensuring the movement of the damaged units/ Uniforms to SOF. Then confirm with brand team for updating in the system.
  • Support management with the required reports/feedback

Support to the events

  • Prepare the store for marketing events (if any), arrange for stock count procedures (additional cartons and segregating stocks for easy scanning/counting purposes)

Missing Barcodes

  • Missing barcodes – Must accurately record the quality, quantity, type, style, and any other characteristics of the inventory so the store team has a clear understanding of what is and isn’t available in case of bar code is unidentifiable. This needs to be sent to the brand team in Dubai for further assistance with the barcode. All such merchandise is to be separately put up in the stock room with the updated information in the form of a report to the OPM on a monthly basis.

Physical presence during maintenance work

  • Presence during any maintenance-related work activity in the store (Often in the night after store closing).

Budgeting and Finance

  • The JH must be involved in the annual business planning and will also manage monthly budgets
  • JH will sometimes if required create PO and track invoices and make sure the work is completed with the allocated SLA and invoiced by the Service Provider

Asset Management

  • The JH will have to manage all the non-merchandise assets stored inside stock rooms for business-related activity purposes.

Required Skills to be successful:-

  • Good PC skills and qualifications from a supply chain management/logistics institute
  • Ability to deal effectively with pressure and stress
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills both oral and written
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to show initiative
  • Self-motivated, reliable and confident
  • Positive attitude and ability to work well with others
  • Good knowledge of MS Office products

What equips you for the role:

  • 2 – 3 years in a Retail stock handling role in the local market is a must requirement.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Able to deal effectively, openly and positively
  • Good communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Must have good command of the English language. Knowledge of written & oral Arabic will be a definite advantage

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