Inventory/Purchasing Supervisor

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Location: Lagos

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

We are looking for a highly skilled and experienced individual to join our team as an Inventory/Purchasing Supervisor. This role involves overseeing inventory, analyzing data, managing vendor relationships, and ensuring efficient purchasing processes, particularly for electronic components.

Job Functions/Responsibilities

As the Inventory/Purchasing Supervisor, your responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinating and processing purchase orders while maintaining procurement records.
  • Monitoring current inventory levels, processing purchase orders, and tracking orders.
  • Developing and managing vendor relationships, evaluating supplier reliability, and identifying alternate sources.
  • Achieving operational efficiency through standardization of inventory control.
  • Overseeing inventory controls, order fulfillment, electronics purchasing, and supply chain management.
  • Managing the supplier and vendor selection process based on various criteria, including cost, quality, support, capacity, on-time delivery, and reliability.
  • Negotiating contracts with vendors to improve terms such as payment terms, pricing, freight, and delivery.
  • Collaborating with department managers to determine purchasing needs for production and office products.
  • Performing all purchasing functions, including issuing purchase orders, invoice creation, pricing verification, and payment authorization.
  • Maintaining an online database of all products and ensuring daily inventory updates.
  • Conducting records audits of inventory, adjustments, and other metrics and preparing regular reports for management.
  • Supporting import documentation requirements and logistics management.
  • Staying updated on the latest inventory management tools, technology, and procedures.
  • Ensuring proper authorization for stock releases and accurate documentation for item relocations.
  • Proactively tracking the movement of inventory items from one location to another.


To be successful in this role, you should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management or business administration.
  • 4+ years of experience in inventory and purchasing management.
  • Proficiency in inventory management software.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Experience in analyzing and reporting data regarding inventory issues, results, trends, and solutions.
  • Ability to multitask, exercise independent judgment, and pay attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of industry trends and regulations.
  • Familiarity with data analysis tools and strong numeric and analytical skills.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel.

Demands of the Job:

This role may require the ability to work extra hours.

Salary: N100,000 – 200,000/month.

Other Benefits: HMO & Pension

Application Deadline

10th February, 2024.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume and Cover Letter to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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