Stock Controller

  • Full Time
  • Kitwe, Zambia
  • N/A / Month
  • Applications have closed



Nash Paints Zambia is a manufacturer of Automotive, Industrial, Wood and Decorative Paints. We manufacture a wide range of paints and have branches in Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Botswana. We have 6 branches in Zambia i.e. Lusaka (Kutwa, Garder, Panganani) and Copperbelt we have (Ndola, Kitwe, Chingola). We also supply tools and painting accessories for any type of painting.


The Stock Controller functions as an extension of the leadership functions that are executed by the supervisory staff. Their responsibilities include overseeing and providing work direction for the distribution of stock to all the other branches. This role also facilitates moving products throughout our branches i.e. to and from any branch including HQ (Kutwa) and Zimbabwe in a safe manner.

Key Responsibilities

  • Performs daily start up meetings Toolbox which include safety topics and staffing assignments.
  • Performs administrative duties including verifying that all activity logs, bin cards and documents are accurate and submitted on time.
  • Supports leadership in communicating goals and projections.
  • Acts as main point of contact in any given department while continuing to conduct general warehouse worker duties.
  • Coaches team members on performance and safety expectations.
  • Inventory Management – Stock taking, tracking of Batches, First Expiry First Out FEFO.


  • Able to stand and sit for long periods of time
  • You will direct receiving, warehousing and distribution operations. You will oversee the efficient receipt, storage, value-adding servicing and dispatch of a wide variety of products.
  • Ultimately, you should be able to ensure productivity targets are achieved and that all warehouse processes are running smoothly and promptly.
  • Strategically manage warehouse in compliance with NASH company’s policies and vision
  • Oversee receiving, warehousing, distribution, and maintenance operations.
  • Setup layout and ensure efficient space utilization.
  • Initiate, coordinate, and enforce optimal operational policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to all warehousing, handling and shipping legislation requirements
  • Maintain standards of health and safety, hygiene and security.
  • Manage stock control and reconcile with data storage system
  • Prepare annual budget.
  • Liaise with clients, suppliers and transport companies
  • Plan work rotas, assign tasks appropriately and appraise results
  • Train, orient, coach and motivate team
  • Produce reports and statistics regularly (IN/OUT status report, dead stock report etc)
  • Receive feedback and monitor the quality of services provided.

Requirements and skills

1. Proven work experience as a Warehouse Coordinator

2. Expertise in warehouse management procedures and best practices

3. Proven ability to implement process improvement initiatives

4. Strong knowledge of warehousing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

5. Hands on experience with warehouse management software and databases

6. Leadership skills and ability manage staff.

7. Strong decision making and problem solving skills

8. Excellent communication skills

9. Diploma/Certicate in logistics, supply chain management, Purchasing & Supply or business administration is a must.

10. Appropriate Professional Membership and Affiliation is a must.


Mode of Application:

Hard Copies – All applications should have CV, cover letter and copies of qualifications.

Lusaka Kindly drop off at;

Plot F/1108/159

Kutwa Road

Villa Elizabeth


Copperbelt Kindly drop off at;

Plot 1053

Freetown Road


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