Materials / Inventory Controller at Maersk Line

Job Title: Materials / Inventory Controller

Ref.: R3766-1
Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • We are searching for a meticulous inventory controller to manage the spare parts inventory for our company.
  • In this role, you will be required to coordinate purchase requisitions, expedite deliveries, perform regular inventory audits and analysis, and forecast the supply and demand requirements to ensure appropriate stock levels.
  • Our ideal candidate is fundamentally a person of integrity, highly organized, has deep knowledge of equipment spare parts inventory management best practices, demonstrates safety leadership, a team player and keen on learning and continuous improvement.


  • Monitor inventory levels to ensure availability of spare parts required, while preventing overstocking
  • Drive compliance of existing inventory control policies and advise improvements
  • Generate purchase requisitions and perform GRN
  • Run inventory transactions reports and analyze inventory turnover trends to advise on stocking strategy
  • Perform regular stock counts and investigate, reconcile, and report inaccurate data
  • Collaborate closely with Procurement and Finance to expedite order fulfillment and payment
  • Support other functions as required

Minimum Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent, with 3 years of experience in managing spare parts for heavy-duty equipment maintenance
  • Integrity and a strong work ethic
  • Excellent organizing skills, with the capacity to handle highly sensitive and detailed tasks
  • Knowledge of warehouse operations and procurement process
  • Deep understanding of inventory management concepts such as ABC analysis, cycle counting, order point planning, SKU identifiers and inventory / location labelling
  • Ability to identify and handle storage of different types of common engineering spare parts, tools, consumables, and dangerous goods
  • Competent in performing basic linear measurements and preventive maintenance
  • Proficiency in IFS Applications – Inventory Module, SAP Materials Management (SAP MM), or any other CMMS inventory management software
  • Uphold the highest standards of occupational safety and health, and aware of safety hazards inherent in a heavy-duty equipment maintenance work environment
  • Knowledge of Barcode inventory management system is desired
  • Professional certification in Logistics & Supply Chain is desired

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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