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Material Engineer at Dangote Industries Zambia Ltd

Material Engineer at Dangote Industries Zambia Ltd

Dangote Industries Zambia Ltd

Material Engineer

The Dangote Group is one of Africa’s leading conglomerates producing diversified products. Dangote Cement, a subsidiary of the Dangote Group, is the leading producer of cement in Zambia with a modern advanced integrated cement plant in Ndola, on the Copperbelt.

Dangote Cement requires action oriented, high performing and dedicated professional in the following discipline:

Job Summary

Support the effective management of materials at the plant to ensure alignment of inventory levels with appropriate guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct physical counts to verify accuracy of incoming and outgoing products at the stores.
  • Ensure incoming products are received and stored according to DCP’s policies & procedures.
  • Maintain online inventory management software and ensure timely identification of triggers (or manually identify when minimum threshold levels have been reached) to initiate actions for stock replenishment.
  • Post details of receipt transactions and ensure integrity of the inventory management system.
  • Maintain up to date records of materials inventory at the stores (existing stock, pending orders, etc.)
  • Provide information on current stock and orders to provide justification for re-ordering.
  • Monitor trends of product receipt and dispatch at the stores to provide basis for demand forecasting
  • Conduct periodic inventory stock counting/ inventory accuracy checks
  • Perform end-of-day inventory reconciliation to ensure discrepancies are identified and resolved in time.
  • Notify Head, Stores of irregularities in inventory records and support in reconciling/ resolving.
  • Maintain approved HSE best practices in the stores.
  • Develop periodic reports of stores operations and performance as required.
  • Maintain electronic inventory management database.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Head, Stores.

Skills and Behaviours:

  • Good understanding of the cement manufacturing industry trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations, legislation etc.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the organisation’s product and service offerings.
  • Working knowledge of inventory management terminologies, methodologies and approach.
  • Basic knowledge of system-based inventory management systems.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and quality.
  • Willingness to learn, improve and adapt to changing requirements.
  • Possess relevant skills in basic MS Office applications and working knowledge of business Enterprise Resource Planning systems.

Education and Work Experience:

  • Full grade 12 certificate with credits or better in English and mathematics.
  • Diploma / Degree in Mechanical or CILT.
  • Minimum of five (5) year relevant work experience.
  • A valid CILT/CIPS Practicing License.
  • EIZ valid License.
  • Highly computer literate (Microsoft Office, Enterprise Resource Management and SAP PM Module).
  • Sound judgement informed by extensive practical Knowledge and expertise.
  • Good communication and interpersonal.

Method of Application

The holder of this position will be required to adhere to all relevant requirements, policies, procedures and legal regulations pertaining to health, safety, environment and quality, as well as finance, human resources, and any other regulations as required by the company and relevant to the level of the role and responsibilities of the function.

Candidates meeting the above requirements should send their applications to:

The Head HR& Admin and send them to email below

Please note that you are to attach an Application Letter & Latest CV ONLY in Microsoft word format as ONE document.

Positions should be clearly mentioned in the subject line e.g. “Materials Engineer”. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline
5 Oct 14:46
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