Job Title

Inventory Planner

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R15000 - R40000 Per Month
Sector: Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Posted: 8 June 2023

Job Details

Position: Inventory Planner

Location: Germiston, Johannesburg 

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Market Related Basic including medical aid and Provident Fund

We are currently seeking a Inventory Planner, to join our team and manage our inventory system. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the right products are available in the right quantities at the right time and will play a key role in maintaining the smooth running of our supply chain. 

Key Responsibilities:

– Monitor inventory levels and order new stock as required

– Receive and inspect incoming stock to ensure quality and accuracy of order

– Identify slow-moving or obsolete stock and take appropriate action

– Coordinate with other departments to ensure that stock levels are aligned with demand

– Maintain accurate records of stock levels and transactions

– Conduct regular stock audits to identify discrepancies and ensure accuracy of inventory

– Plan and revise rolling 6 and 12 month purchase forecasts

– Place orders and manage POs with suppliers and forwarders

– Plan and arrange shipping of incoming goods and liaise with freight forwarders

– Manage cash flow by striving for optimal stock levels.


– Proven experience as a stock controller or similar role

– Strong organizational and time-management skills

– Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

– Experience in Excel and Sage, Trello experience an advantage

– Good communication and interpersonal skills

– Ability to work independently and as part of a team

– Experience working with imports and international suppliers


If you are a self-motivated individual with a passion for inventory management, and looking to build your career with a stable and professional company