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Supply Chain/Inventory Supervisor at FlexEdge Limited

FlexEdge Limited is a wholly indigenous Recruitment and Employee/ People Development Company incorporated in 2012. Our practice is focused and committed to businesses who want to be strategic about their approach to having the right people with the right mindset.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Supply Chain/Inventory Supervisor

Location: Lagos

Job Description

The objective for the Supply Chain/Inventory position is:

  • To effectively supervise and direct the activities of supply chain staff
  • Devise ways to optimize inventory control procedures
  • Supervises techniques, personnel policies, and procedures by laying plans, for supply chain management.
  • Reviews work performance and products to ensure conformance with established methods, practices, and procedures
  • Review or update supply chain practices in accordance with new or changing environmental policies, standards, regulations, or laws

Role / Responsibilities

  • Maintains records, prepares reports, and composes correspondence relative to the work. Plans, organizes, directs, and controls the work activities of the company’s Store / Warehouse.
  • Meet with suppliers to discuss performance metrics, to provide performance feedback, or to discuss production forecasts or changes
  • Determines items and quantities of stock to be purchased and maintained.
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as procurement, engineering, and quality assurance, to identify or qualify new suppliers
  • Manage activities related to strategic or tactical purchasing, material requirements planning, inventory control, warehousing, or receiving.
  • Inspects items as to quality and quantity against freight documents.
  • Develop or implement procedures or systems to evaluate or select suppliers.
  • Analyse information about supplier performance or procurement program success.
  • Resolves discrepancies in requisitions, purchase orders, and delivery reports by contacting vendors or requesters.
  • Estimates cost and assigns account codes to items purchased. Unpacks incoming goods and wraps and packs outgoing goods.
  • Prepares and files complaints on unsatisfactory supplies
  • Appraise vendor manufacturing ability through various means and measurements
  • Perform constant physical stock check on items and forward such count information to the Accounts Department
  • Establish metrics to assess factors such as quality, cost and delivery performance
  • Plan, manage and coordinate all activities related to the sourcing and procurement of supplies
  • Negotiate prices and terms with suppliers, vendors, or freight forwarders.
  • Monitor supplier performance to assess ability to meet quality and delivery requirements.
  • Occasionally perform any task assigned to subordinate staff, consistent with any licensing or certification requirements.


  • Proven experience as inventory manager or similar position
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Working knowledge of inventory management software (SAGE 50)
  • Ability to accurately track inventory and create reports
  • An analytical mind with strong math skills
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • B.Sc/BA in Business Administration, Logistics or relevant field;
  • Relevant qualifications (e.g. CPIM) will be a plus

Qualities and Skills Required:

  • Knowledge of standard practices, procedures, and equipment used in the receipt, storage, requisitioning, and disbursement of supplies and materials.
  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to the work.
  • Ability to instruct and supervise employees.
  • Ability to maintain work schedules and uphold work standards.

Application Closing Date
27th October, 2017.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV’s to: [email protected]


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