Our client in the pharmaceutical industry based in Port Elizabeth is currently looking to employ a Stock Controller.


Main Purpose of the position:

  • To ensure that effective stock management occurs.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Grade 12/ Matric
  • Diploma in Logistics  (Advantageous)/ Warehouse Management
  • 2-4 years experience in a pharmaceutical warehouse environment.



  • Control the movement of all stock from the point of receiving at bulk storage area to mini storage and warehouse areas or fridges.
  • Monitor all activities, processes and functions within the receiving department.
  • Manage the customer credit returns aspect by monitoring complaints, credits are timeously responded to.
  • Liaise with the Procurement Department with regard to queries received and follow up on responses.
  • Monitor and follow up with the suppliers on credit returns i.e. expired stock, product complaints and errors etc.
  • Monitor the Booking outs of stock by raising claims with suppliers, reps or agencies.
  • Oversee and coordinate the weekly/annual stock take activities for the entire warehouse.
  • Monitor and control online credits i.e. the frozen products report.
  • Monitor and control the Booking-in & booking-out of missing or found stock items.
  • Investigate stock discrepancies.
  • Prepare monthly report of activities within warehouse and submit to the Operations Manager.
  • Oversee and be responsible for good housekeeping of work area.
  • Responsible for taking corrective action when necessary in accordance with Company policy and procedures.
  • Responsible for conducting Performance appraisal with subordinates on an annual basis.
  • Responsible for the training and development of staff.
  • Responsible for allocating work and monitoring absenteeism.
  • Complete any Human Resources related documentation and submit for record keeping.
  • Responsible for holding operational meetings as and when required.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all activities conducted are done in a manner that will not endanger oneself or any other employee of the Company.
  • Responsible for reporting any Injury on duty of immediate subordinates.


Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not receive a response within 2 weeks of applying.

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