Branch Inventory Analyst - Nelspruit, South Africa - Motus Aftermarket Parts

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Parts Incorporated Africa is searching for a

Branch Inventory Analyst to join the branch in

Nelspruit. The purpose of this position is to review product sales forecasting, manage stock, update records and together work closely with the branch to ensure that the team adheres to purchasing policies and procedures.

Key Performance Indicators will include, but not limited to;

  • Implement and adhere to Purchasing policy and procedures.
  • Execute properly planned activities that would ensure effective inventory management.
  • Work within established policies and regulations as defined in the Branch Control Manual.
  • Communicate orally in the English language with suppliers, co workers, customers and the public in facetoface settings, or using the telephone.
  • Responsible to maximize inventory availability without negatively affecting Inventory valuation.
  • Monitor buyouts and communicate range development requirements to Cataloguing.
  • Analyze the lost sales occurrences and implement effective inventory replenishment.
  • Review the product sales forecasting to ensure adequate demand planning can be implemented.
  • Liaison with the sales team and communicate additional customer requirements to Cataloguing.
  • Manage the critical Stock-Out and Potential Stock-Out indicators ensuring mínimal lost sales.
  • Comparing of quotes with the specifications and availability of items and place orders accordingly.
  • Organize, update and retain product information files and purchase order records.
  • Review orders for completeness, accuracy and compliance with existing policies and procedures.

Demand Planning and Forecasting

  • Source reliable suppliers according to company standards for regional specific requirements.
  • Conduct the Demand Planning Review and placement of orders with selected suppliers.
  • Liaise with local Suppliers as to quality of delivered products.
  • Ensure service level agreements are maintained as per set objectives.
  • Research market information and developments affecting the supplier base.
  • Compile stock orders on all local suppliers at monthend and midmonth.
  • Pull imported stock from JW (new items without movement) until sales history is created then optimize will generate autoorders.
  • Purification and stock rotation on local and imported product.
  • Monitor, follow up and cancel local back orders.
  • Liaise with local suppliers regarding all stock queries.
  • Assist the IBT clerk and stock controller in their daily functions when required.
  • Implement product recalls and part number changes.
  • Generate stock adjustments.

Other duties related to the position

  • Assist the warehouse staff pickers, checkers with any stock related queries.
  • Assist the RFC clerk with product queries.
  • Book out product to the vehicle maintenance, staff and claims accounts.
  • In the absence of management, check and authorize credit notes as well as COD limits.
  • Visit branches on a monthly basis in order to guide them with their stock related issues or requirements.
  • Assist with cycle count variances before count sheets are finalized.
  • Supervise the data capturing team at stock take as well as monitoring the stock discrepancies to be rechecked


  • Grade 1
  • Tertiary qualifications
  • Desirable
  • Knowledge and skills of; Automotive aftermarket auto parts.
Assigned commodities and services including sources of supply, commodity markets, price trends, grades and qualities-

  • Common business practices relating to the purchase, pricing, terms, shipment, taxes and payment for commodities and services.
  • Should have sound experience in and an extensive knowledge of the business and industry.
  • Strong Computer literacy.
  • Clear criminal record


Applicants agree that the Company may retain any personal information relating to you, as long as the Company is obliged to retain such personal information or record, or for as long as the Company reasonably requires the record for lawful purposes related to its functions or activities and acknowledge that the personal information provided to the Company is accurate and correct.

You furthermore undertake to inform, and bear sole responsibility of informing, the Company of any changes relating to your Personal information.

You understand that the Company will process all personal information only where the Company has a lawful justification to do so and, where consent is required by law, the Company will obtain your consent prior to processing any personal information.

Applicants acknowledge that the Company will:

  • use this information for screening, appointments, administration, and any other employment-related purposes.
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