Store Keeper


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A firm in the food services industry seeks qualified candidates to fill this role



Responsible for procurement of goods and services, inventory management and vendor relationship management.



  • Development of procurement guidelines
  • Ensure that all necessary materials are available in good time for use in the production process (eg ingredients, bags, containers etc)
  • Work with Production Manager to develop material requirement forecasts based on production schedules
  • Manage the procurement process from requisition to payment
  • Establish and maintain positive and productive vendor relationships 
  • Negotiate favorable terms and price/volume discounts with vendors
  • Perform stock takes/counts as and when required and communicate with the Production Manager regarding any items which are nearing their minimum stock levels. 
  • Perform daily inventory reconciliation, weekly inventory count and inventory monthly report
  • Oversees and administers the operations of a store. Receives, identifies and verifies goods. 
  • Maintains inventory. Uses inventory management software. Prepares purchase requisitions for the replacement of stock. 
  •  Makes claims with suppliers/transporters if delivered materials have been damaged. 
  • Maintains files appropriate to the activities of the unit, such as Invoices, Receipts, Job order form, Material Requisition Note, Purchase Requisition Note etc. 
  • Communicates with others in order to receive or transmit information. 
  • Check inventory records for accuracy
  • Handles and store’s inventory or special products that require some knowledge of spontaneous combustion, toxicity, fragility, rapid deterioration, contamination, etc. 
  • According to requirements and established procedures, arranges stock. In case of emergency or in order to replace outdated material, suggests substitutes available in the store. 



  • Bachelors degree or HND
  • 3 years in procurement and/or inventory management
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Strong computer skills


Performance Indicators

  • Frequency of material shortages
  • Negotiated vendor savings
  • Inventory leakage
  • Checking and controlling of leftover goods
  • Customer satisfaction






Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Supply Chain / Procurement

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years