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Junior Warehouse Keeper

Job Title: Junior Warehouse Keeper
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Baghdad, Iraq
REF: 316
Contact Name: Ahmed Tahir
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Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

Urgently seeking a Junior Warehouse Keeper for one of our clients in the Automotive sector in Baghdad.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Receives and inspects all incoming materials and reconciles with purchase orders; processes and distributes related documentation; reports, documents and tracks damages and discrepancies on orders received.
  • Checks accuracy between physical/ERP stocks with periodic (monthly) stock count survey; keeps an updated warehouse inventory on Excel; reports and tracks Manufacturing Week / Year and serial numbers of incoming materials on Excel sheet.
  • Manages third party workers and team (if applicable)  for loading and unloading of deliveries; maintain related invoices for accounting
  • Arranges deliveries of requested merchandise based on instructions from Sales and Logistics Coordinator; maintains records of all deliveries; delivers personally some products in the neighborhood.
  • Fills supply requisitions; assists buyer to order adequate merchandise and supplies.
  • Receives and stores electronically and physically all related documents and files.
  • Coordinates with Customer Care the shipping of canceled and damaged items back to vendors as appropriate.
  • Delivers and sets up marketing items and leaflets for various customers or events as requested.
  • Maintains the warehouse, records area and storage area in a neat and orderly manner.
  • Implements and follows up the necessary arrangements or improvements to the warehouse.
  • Answers questions regarding procedures and resolves discrepancies regarding receipts, deliveries, warranties, and repairs.
  • Trains and directs the work of assistants, warehouse team, and third party workers.
  • May serve as a lead worker to other classified staff in the area/country.
  • May assist in any other duties as requested by the Sales and Logistics department or Management.

Job Essential Competencies

  • Ability to perform general storekeeping and warehouse duties.
  • Ability to communicate with drivers and third party workers.
  • Maintain accurate manual and computer records (in particular good use of Excel and formulas for warehouse material inventories and stock movements).
  • Maintain proper follow-up on Excel of warehouse loading /unloading transactions and other warehouse expenses.
  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions; perform physical labor; drive a forklift; maintain cooperative working relationships; demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population.
  • Knowledge of modern warehouse procedures, including methods of proper and orderly storage and issuance of materials; basic stock inventory procedures; requisitions, purchase orders, invoices, packing slips, bills of lading, freight tags, and the use and meaning of each; computerized warehouse record keeping systems.

Qualification and Experience:

Education: High school diploma.

Languages: Able to speak English and Arabic; written skills in English and Arabic also required.

Experience: Two years’ experience working in warehouse and storage operations, or any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities given above.

License or Certificate:

This job requires the use of a company commercial vehicle while conducting small deliveries. Must possess a valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record. Forklift operation certification is a plus.

Special Requirements:

Must be energetic and able to perform physical activities such as, but not limited to, lifting (up to 25 KGs unassisted), bending, standing, climbing, or walking on a consistent basis.