Feb 14, 2020

Inbound Warehouse Controller

  • Diageo Ethiopia
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
FULL_TIME Warehouse Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

Job Overview

Welcome to the Diageo world of exciting possibilities, a world of celebrating life every day, everywhere.

Diageo is a truly global organisation with over 28,000 talented people and a presence in 180 countries. Across our 21 markets, our brand portfolio represents our biggest strength, and our biggest passion.  Be it our global giants, local stars or reserve brands we use our vision, creativity and courage to drive the growth of our products worldwide.  We invent strong brands for today and for the future; upholding the quality of our products and taking personal accountability for both the history and for the future of our brands. 

We have more than 6,500 people working with Diageo in Africa: our Africa businesses account for over 20% of Diageo workforce worldwide. In all that we do, we seek to bring out the best of our Diageo values and release the ‘spirit of joy & community’ which is alive across the African continent. In Africa we create wealth both directly through our operations and indirectly through our broader value chains where we support development and growth in partnership with businesses and communities.

Thirteen of our production sites in Africa are in water stressed areas; so much of our focus is on managing water use in our operations effectively and reducing water poverty in surrounding communities through our pan-African Water of Life programme. Since its launch in 2006, we have brought safe drinking water to around 10 million people.

We are committed to our vision of being ‘the best performing, most trusted and respected consumer goods company. To be a part of Diageo is to be a part of history – and to have the unrivalled opportunity to make your own mark in history. 

Purpose of Role:

  • Owns and oversees the different tasks that have to be performed by the warehouse staff (3rd Party) on a specific shift
  • Owns and oversee the warehouse function including receiving, issuing, shipping, transportation, cycle counting, and inventory control and reporting

Top Accountability

Commit to Occupational Health and Safety standards. Frequently state and articulate that Safety is our No.1 priority. Be visible as an ambassador for safety by behaving in a safe manner at all times and always challenging unsafe practices and behaviour of others, reprimanding where appropriate. Adhere strictly to the site safety rules and systems and equipment operational procedures. Supervision of warehouse staff including 3rd parties, Inventory accuracy, and maintain shipping schedule Manage inventory accuracy through monitoring of daily warehouse activities, cycle counts, stock takes and audit of same to verify results and ensure real time reporting across all shift. Ensure timely and accurate inventory transactions including receipts, issues, transfers, adjustments, and shipments. Conduct inventory cycle counts and physical counts; participate in audits as specified and required. Ensure discrepancies are fully accounted for. Investigate inventory discrepancies and transactions history to determine root cause of variances. Applying SAP, EISC (including RCPS) and quality management in combination with the standard work procedures Adhere to real time SAP entry per shift as required by business standards. Own shift level Safety standards and ensure all 3rd parties own the safety standards. Take action where appropriate Own and adhere to lean logistics standards as required and ensure OTIFNE delivery at all times. Involve in Raw Material, Packaging and Chemical Stock management and operation Involve in SAP posting and other transactions. Involve in rotated FGs and Empty Warehouse positions as Needed.


Minimum Requirement

  • Degree holder in Business, engineering field of study; with 2 years related work experience.
  • Or A Diploma in business, logistics and science related field with 4 years related work experience.
  • Ability to work under pressure and managing key stakeholders desires at a time.
  • Experience working within policies & procedures, and understanding of compliance, in relation to regulatory bodies’ 
  • A high level of computer literacy and previous experience of financial/data are important. (Advanced work and excel skills)
  • Ability to motivate and inspire staff at all levels.
  • SAP knowledge and experience is required.
  • Tenacious appetite for commercial success.
  • Fluent in Amharic and a strong command of written and spoken English.