Inventory Controller – SGC Filling Station x2


SGC Investments Ltd an Oil Marketing Company with more than 33 filling stations across Zambia with its Head Office in Ndola is looking to employ the following personnel.

Inventory Controller-SGC Filling Station x 2.

Job Main Purpose:

To ensure Petroleum inventories for SGCIL Retail Network are safeguarded from loss or theft. Performing daily, weekly and monthly monitoring checks and balances to ensuring that loss/gains are minimal and within tolerable limits. Based in both Lusaka and Ndola, the Inventory Controller will directly report to the General Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

The Inventory Controller will be directly responsible and accountable for Inventory Loss Control activities on all SGCIL Retail network and key responsibilities are as follows;

  • Ensure daily stringent inventory close monitoring and balancing against physicals on all SGCIL Retail stations.
  • Report possible theft or any significant variances over tolerable levels unexplained by Station Manager.
  • Manage control measures to ensure mistakes, inaccuracies and discrepancies are highlighted, addressed and resolved.
  • Ensure that stock loss prevention / remedial plans are implemented timeously.
  • Perform counts and ensure all inventory is accounted for and reported according to Company policy and Petroleum products offloading Procedure.
  • Ensure integrity and accuracy of the stock management system. Perform process and system testing and track performance by area to locate and solve problems in data integrity and efficiency.
  • Assess inventory output on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis to identify trends in Inventory Variances.
  • Produce weekly reports to ensure key critical areas of the stock system are controlled and any discrepancies addressed and resolved.
  • Train other employees in Inventory Management.
  • To attend monthly ILC (Inventory Loss Control) meetings.
  • Travel as and when requested by the business and assist with Audit requirements.

Qualification or Experience:

  • Degree or Diploma in Accountancy /Business administration or Technical qualification.
  • At least 2 years minimum experience in Petroleum industry.
  • Proven exposure in inventory control background.

Competencies and Skills:

  • Computer Literate with proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and other programmes.
  • Team player and able to lead by example.
  • Self-starter and consistent.
  • Reliable and well-motivated.
  • Excellent communication skills in both oral and written.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • Able to work with minimum supervision

Applicants who meet the above requirements must submit their applications physically enclosing all the above outlined requirements to:

The Human Resources Manager

SGC Investments Limited
P.O Box 230135

or email them to [email protected] by Friday, 5th July 2024.

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