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  • Posted: Feb 18, 2022
    Deadline: Feb 22, 2022
  • Kenya Wine Agencies Limited (KWAL) is the leading manufacturer and distributor of wines and spirits in Kenya , Eastern and Central Africa region.
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    Warehousing Manager


    The job holder will be responsible for driving the warehousing function by ensuring optimal stocks of finished products, raw materials and packaging materials of the right quality in line with the market changes and sales demand to meet the KWAL’s set objectives.

    Job Functions Warehousing

    Industries Fmcg (Fast Moving Consumer Goods Sector)


    1. Develop, implement and monitor the departmental strategies including the annual budgets to ensure alignment of warehouse operations to the overall strategy.
    2. Develop, monitor and control the management of the departmental budget expenses to enhance cost containment/control.
    3. Drive the inventory planning and management for the Bonded Warehouses, Customs Declaration, Excise Stock Room, Co-packers Store, Dry Goods Material Stores and the current Depots.
    4. Track the planning to ensure availability raw materials, packaging material and finished goods in collaboration with the commercial team, production and procurement.
    5. Ensure sound and efficient stock management best practices and conduct reconciliations or investigations of any stock variances to ensure there are no losses resulting from stock differences.
    6. Develop and operationalize policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and rules governing Warehousing function/operations to drive the achievement of organisational objectives.
    7. Track export processing of orders or sale of products under customs control in accordance with the organizational policies and procedures and to comply with international law and other legislations/requirements.
    8. Ensure compliance with all regulatory and statutory requirements with relevant laws governing Customs & Excise operations (EACCM Act, 2004 , Cap 472 and subsidiary legislations) .
    9. Coordinate and ensure effective and efficient lead times management, stock inventory management and safe custody of goods.
    10. Establish systems to attract, develop, engage, and retain talented individuals and create an environment where they can realize their full potential and contribute to the attainment of departmental and organizational goals.
    11. Prepare and submit accurate and timely management reports for the supply chain division decision making.
    12. Ensuring compliance with ISO 9001:2008 requirements.


    1. A Bachelors’ degree in a business related field.
    2. A professional qualification in stock management will be an added advantage.
    3. At least seven (7) years’ experience in warehousing management within a manufacturing set up with at least 2 years in a management position.
    4. Practical experience in use of MS packages and ERP systems.

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