Supervisor – Stores

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At First Quantum, we free the talent of our people by taking a very different approach which is underpinned by a very different, very definite culture – the “First Quantum Way”.


Working with us is not like working anywhere else, which is why we recruit people who will take a bolder, smarter approach to spot opportunities, solve problems and deliver results.


Our culture is all about encouraging you to think independently and to challenge convention to deliver the best result. That’s how we continue to achieve extraordinary things in extraordinary locations.


Job description:

Overall Job Purpose

  • Coordinating Warehouse Operations
  • This entails team leadership, delegation and getting involved in all sections;
  • Overseeing of warehouse processes

Specific Job Responsibility

  • Overseeing of warehouse processes
  • Ensuring that there is effective work output by the members of staff by adhering to standard operating procedures
  • Delegate/coordinate tasks to employees
  • Managing Leads and ensuring they are giving Orientation and guidance to the Commercial officers
  • Training, guiding and evaluating performance of new warehouse personnel.
  • Ensuring that as a department the primary objective is achieved, through the contribution of giving support to the Maintenance Team.
  • Ensuring that all staff members are safe and the tasks are being done with all safety precaution and procedure as required.
  • Managing VMI (vendor managed inventory) which includes Hydrocarbons, Drilling and Mechanical Consumables.
  • Assisting in Inventory Investigations as this involves all incoming and outgoing stock
  • Maintaining Work Requests
  • Be a leader in Health, Safety and environment management in the warehouse
  • Attend planning meetings where necessary and ensure communication is done confidently and effectively
  • Assist with HR related issues regarding personnel and training
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Superintendent
  • Attending to HR related issues regarding personnel and Trainings
  • Acting as a link to the Departments and sections
  • Providing guidance in addressing challenges /opportunities
  • Inventory Transactions – Diesel, Jigsaw, Lubes, Inventory.
  • Purchase Requisitions – Truckmec, Lapinta, LUWI, Spectra, Total, AMSI.
  • Other transactions – Monthly accruals, Work Order Requests, Maintaining DQM (Data Quality Management), Review Inventory / Warehouse GL.

Job Specific Competencies

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office,
  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • Experience with Supply Chain Management
  • Excellent public speaking skills
  • Excellent data interpretation and analysis

Key Job Attributes

  • Good oral and written business communication
  • Pays attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and eager to learn
  • Adaptable
  • Organised
  • Team player
  • Self-directed employee
  • Health and Safety conscious

Experience required to perform in this job


  • At least 5 years working in a mining warehouse
  • Proficiency in Warehouse, Logistics & Inventory Control Systems
  • Knowledge and understanding of the legal requirements of the department’s and the organization’s Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) standard
  • ERP experience (Pronto, SAP or any other ERP system)
  • Health, Safety and Environment experience in a warehouse



  •  Grade 12
  • Certificate or Diploma in a Purchasing and Supply field

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